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December 2017

Pope Francis Suggests Changing the Words to the ‘Lord’s Prayer’

By |2017-12-13T23:29:25-04:00December 13th, 2017|Religeon|

Pope Francis Suggests Changing the Words to the 'Lord's Prayer' By: Paul Farrel, Source: Irish Central, retrieved from www.irishcentral.com on 12/12/2017 Pope Francis has suggested he wants to make a change to The Lord’s Prayer, widely known among the faithful as the “Our Father.” Specifically, the Catholic leader said in an interview Wednesday he would prefer to adjust the [...]

Most popular Irish family names in America explained

By |2017-12-14T09:27:50-04:00December 12th, 2017|Culture|

Over four million Irish immigrants came to the United States between 1820 and 1930. Their surnames are still common around the country, especially in historic enclaves in the Northeast. Many originally had a tell-tale “O” before the name, which meant “descendant of” in Gaelic, but it has largely been dropped. With or without the O, according to Ancestry.com’s tally of surnames [...]

Undocumented Irish People Subjected to Crackdown from ICE

By |2018-01-27T15:33:36-04:00December 11th, 2017|Immigration|

Undocumented Irish people living in Boston subjected to crackdown from ICE By: Paul Farrel, Source: Irish Central, retrieved from www.irishcentral.com on 12/12/2017 Undocumented Irish arrested by police ice U.S. immigration and customs agents have increased arrests of undocumented Irish people by 30 percent in 2017. That's according to statistics released by ICE in December.  This comes after Donald Trump [...]

Born on Christmas – Remembered on New Years

By |2017-12-13T22:09:32-04:00December 8th, 2017|Culture|

BORN ON CHRISTMAS – REMEMBERED ON NEW YEARS By Mike McCormack (source: www.aoh.com) During the 1904 St. Louis World Fair, John Philip Sousa and his band dominated the entertainment, which included a young John McCormack singing at the Irish Pavilion. It was an era when America’s musical superstars were not individuals with a hit recording, but band leaders – people [...]

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