Tag Archives: Irish people

How Ireland will Conquer the World or the Irish Charm Offensive.


Ireland conquering the world?  Tiny Ireland?  Maybe tiny in size, but not with influence. Eighty million people in the world are at least part Irish.  I like to say, I’m an IBM.  (Irish by Marriage). I’ve been reading all sorts … Continue reading

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Diasporas


The Jewish Diaspora is just one of many, in which more live outside the original homeland, than in it. The most extreme is Ireland.  Only five percent of the world’s Irish population LIVES in Ireland.  Half of the 80 million … Continue reading

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Things Irish, How I Became Interested in Things Irish.


This will be a series.  I got the idea from my friend Loretto Horrigan Leary from Michael Palin‘s website Palin’s Travels. Loretto is from County Galway, the same county my wife’s mother’s ancestors are from. Growing up, the Irish were … Continue reading

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An Irish History Lesson, Part II.


Look at my friend, Loretto’s blog.  Professor Moriarty would certainly go after this sort of thing. http://palinstravels.co.uk/redirect.php?url=http://breisebreiseleighgoleire1969.wordpress.com/2011/07/09/what-happened-to-the-o-or-the-mac/

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