Irish history

101 Years on the Easter Rising

The 2016 gathering to commemorate the Easter Rising in Anaconda, Montana. April 24, 2017, marks the 101 anniversary of the Easter Rising, the spark setting the fire leading the establishing the Irish free state.  We will not and cannot forget the brave deeds of the […]

May 3, 1916 – a perspective from the west on May 3rd 2016

May 3, 1916 – a perspective from the west on May 3rd 2016

Top left Thomas MacDonagh, right Thomas Clarke, and lower left Padraig Pearse, all executed May 3, 1916. 100 years ago today, May 3, 1916, three of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising were murdered at the hands of an English Firing Squad. Thomas James […]

Éirí Amach na Cásca agus Anaconda, Montana 1916-2016

Éirí Amach na Cásca agus Anaconda, Montana 1916-2016

The Easter Rising and Anaconda, Montana 1916-2016 The gathering of AOH Divisions from across Montana at the General Post Office in Anaconda, Montana April 23, 2016. This is the first in a series on the commemorations of the Easter Rising taking place in Montana. The […]

The Tri Color and Montana

The Tri Color and Montana

  On this day in 1848, April 14, the Immortal Irishman himself, the great Thomas Francis Meagher returned from France to Ireland with the Tri-Color Flag that would come to be the National Flag of Ireland, hoisted above the General Post Office in Dublin in […]


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