Gabriele Seventy-five years ago, four U. Army chaplains made the ultimate sacrifice at sea A painting by Dudley G. In the early morning hours of Feb. Suddenly, a German torpedo struck near the engine room, triggering a massive explosion. The transport vessel, which was carrying more than passengers bound for a U. Army base in Greenland, capsized and sank in less than 20 minutes. Among those on board were four Army chaplains, each with the rank of first lieutenant: Washington; Rabbi Alexander D. Poling, a Reformed minister; and Rev.
We’ve been slow on the updates here on ShowBiz. Well, in our 15 years we’ve never known Dublin to be a town so devoid of an exclusive social scene and the celebrity conveyor belt seems to have slowed to a stop. Sure, we haven’t had a new one in nigh on three years.
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Millions of people around the world today are descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages, the legendary 5th century A. High King of Ireland. He was found and raised by a wandering bard named Torna Eices. He was not only the paramount king of Ireland, but one of the most powerful to ever hold that office, and was therefore one of the few Irish kings able to mobilize great forces for foreign expeditions.
He supposedly organized the Dal Riada, which became the name for this conglomeration of Irish, Scots and Picts. He marched to Laegria and sent a fleet to Armorica France to plunder. An Irish fleet went to the place where Patrick then age 16 and known as Mewyn Succat lived and, as was the custom of Irish raiders, brought a large number of hostages back to Ireland with them, including Patrick, his two sisters, Lupida and Daererca and approximately other children.
His first queen was Inne, the daughter of Luighdheach; and his second queen was Roigneach. Niall had at least twelve sons: Eoghan was baptized by St.
Local apples were used for pie. Baking powder came in different strengths single, double acting. Did you know some culinary historians say we Americans measure with objects as opposed to weight because of our pioneer heritage? Family recipes specifying “5 tins” of sugar are among the most challenging. The omission of flour measures is brilliant.
Prior to modern supermarket flour, this variable item created different products according to grain, grind, season, and storage.
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Irish Jokes Here is wide selection of Irish jokes, from the dry to the dumb. One of the great Irish traits is their ability to make fun of themselves and they have perfected the trait. Many thanks to all of you have sent us these jokes and all the others we can’t print. An English man and an Irish man are driving head on at night, on a twisty, dark road.
Both are driving too fast for the conditions and collide on a sharp bend in the road. To the amazement of both, they are unscathed, though their cars are both destroyed.
The term gypsy first appears in records dating back to the 16th century when it was originally used to refer to the continental Romani people in England and Scotland , who were mistakenly thought to be Egyptian. With an overall population of just 0. There were found to be 9, Travellers in the 0—14 age range, comprising
The Irish (Irish: Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a Celtic nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and d has been inhabited for about 12, years according to archaeological studies (see Prehistoric Ireland).For most of Ireland’s recorded history, the Irish have been primarily a Gaelic people (see Gaelic.
Prehistoric Ireland and Early history of Ireland Carrowmore tomb, c. Neither their languages nor the terms they used to describe themselves have survived. As late as the middle centuries of the 1st millennium the inhabitants of Ireland did not appear to have a collective name for themselves. Scotland takes its name from Scota, who in Irish mythology, Scottish mythology, and pseudohistory, is the name given to two different mythological daughters of two different Egyptian Pharaohs to whom the Gaels traced their ancestry, allegedly explaining the name Scoti, applied by the Romans to Irish raiders, and later to the Irish invaders of Argyll and Caledonia which became known as Scotland.
This last word, derived from the Welsh gwyddel “raiders”, was eventually adopted by the Irish for themselves. However, as a term it is on a par with Viking , as it describes an activity raiding, piracy and its proponents, not their actual ethnic affiliations. This practice is paralleled by the Anglo-Saxon dynasties’ claims of descent from Woden , via his sons Wecta , Baeldaeg, Casere and Wihtlaeg. The Greek mythographer Euhemerus originated the concept of Euhemerism , which treats mythological accounts as a reflection of actual historical events shaped by retelling and traditional mores.
In the 12th century, Icelandic bard and historian Snorri Sturluson proposed that the Norse gods were originally historical war leaders and kings, who later became cult figures, eventually set into society as gods. This view is in agreement with Irish historians such as T. O’Rahilly and Francis John Byrne ; the early chapters of their respective books, Early Irish history and mythology reprinted and Irish Kings and High-Kings 3rd revised edition, , deal in depth with the origins and status of many Irish ancestral deities.
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Introduction to the Modern Coin Catalogue The nature of coins is that they are produced in large numbers to facilitate commerce in a state. Therefore they are not normally scarce. This is especially true of coins produced in the 20th century, such as those on this page. However normal coins see normal circulation and after a time examples in better condition can become scarce.
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Patrick , Ireland , holiday , saints , top 10 March 17th is when Patrick died. Saint Patrick is a saint of the Catholic Church, and his holy day is the day of his death, and subsequent entrance to heaven, rather than the day of his physical birth. After spending most of his adult life converting the pagans of Ireland to Christianity, St.
Patrick went to his reward on March 17, AD. Keep the Saint in St. Shop these remarkable Catholic products. Patrick wasn’t Irish, and he wasn’t born in Ireland. Patrick’s parents were Roman citizens living in modern-day England, or more precisely in Scotland or Wales scholars cannot agree on which. He was born in AD. By that time, most Romans were Christians and the Christian religion was spreading rapidly across Europe.
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At this time, when famine was raging in Ireland, Irish immigration to America came from two directions: by transatlantic voyage to the East Coast Ports (primarily Boston and New York) or by land or sea from Canada, then called British North America.
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