17.02.2012 [Politico] - Continue Reading Text Size - + reset The powerful ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee is opposing Brown's efforts to quickly pass a bill that could certainly help him in a state about a quarter of whose population has Irish roots.
29.02.2012 [Drogheda Independent] - But he was smitten with his Irish roots as his cousin, Mary Anne Sharkey explained. ' Tim and I visited County Louth shortly before he died. He was suffering from cancer and his dying wish was to visit Ireland and to see the land of his ancestors.
12.02.2012 [Irish Independent] - The Clooney lookalike tournament was the centrepiece of the George Clooney Irish Roots Festival, an event organised to celebrate the Hollywood heart-throb's ostensible Kilkenny ancestry. Some months ago, Clooney publicly flagged his intention to visit
29.02.2012 [Time Out Hong Kong] - Colfer, like Fowl, is also canted towards a selfless cause that reveals his true Irish roots. “My dad was a storyteller and he loved stories so I'd just like to go around the world and, rather than read from books, I'd like to tell stories,” he reveals
The small village of Moneygall, county Offaly in Ireland, is awaiting the visit of President Barack Obama later this month, May,2011 President Barack Obama has Irish ancestors in... - 10.05.2011, YouTube
04.03.2012 [BlueRidgeNow.com] - The president was in Ireland last May reaffirming his Irish roots. He visited the tiny town of Moneygall in County Offaly. It had been the home of his great-great-great grandfather, Falmouth Kearney. Perhaps it's his Irish heritage that explains the
02.03.2012 [Sherwood Park News] - The Latin part of that world provides a good amount of the rhythm and the melody and my folk-Irish roots provide sort of the lyrical quality to it... the poetry of it.” He said the blend of genres works because of the mutual respect.
01.03.2012 [STLtoday.com] - They were all born and bred in St. Louis, but celebrate their Irish roots with their music. The five musicians make up Misla's latest lineup, which has seen changes since its start in 2006. "Actually, we only perform as Misla a few times a year," Kevin
29.02.2012 [Worcester Telegram] - Central Massachusetts Genealogical Society Meeting Annie DeMartino presents “Don't Let the Name Fool You — Annie's Irish Roots,” 7 pm Feb. 28. Members, free; nonmembers, $2. American Legion, 22 Elm St., Gardner. The Peking Acrobats 7 pm Feb. 28.
16.02.2012 [TNT Magazine] - It's perhaps slightly facetious, given the band's strong Boston Irish roots and the tenor of their marketing, but the point is a fair one nonetheless. Their ability to draw affection from most who spend a bit of time with their music, Barr says
23.02.2012 [my.hsj.org] - Although Saint Patrick's Day's mythos have been obscured since the holiday started, it still remains an important holiday to Americans who wish to connect to their Irish roots--even if it's just for one day.
04.03.2012 [SILive.com] - By Michael J. Fressola View full sizePatricia L. Salmon at work in the Staten Island Museum's History Archives at Snug Harbor. (Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel) STATEN ISLAND, NY -- Staten Island Museum history curator Patricia Salmon has been
01.03.2012 [SILive.com] - It's the period where the 16-percent of Islanders who claim Irish roots get to fully share their cultural pride with SI's increasingly diverse population. Yes, starting with Sunday's St. Patrick's Parade on Forest Avenue (yeah, yeah, St. Paddy's comes
01.03.2012 [West Lorne Chronicle] - A benefit concert, called Celtic Celebration, is coming to Dutton this March to help celebrate the area's Irish roots just in time for St. Patrick's Day. The evening will feature the West Elgin Choral Society joining with Calgorm.
02.03.2012 [Houston Press (blog)] - 2 2012 at 10:00 AM As a warm-up to St. Patrick's Day, I am going back to my Irish roots and preparing three mini-meals consisting of three Irish items of food and drink. A trinity of trinities, you might say. Some dishes will be more authentic than
01.03.2012 [Annapolis Capital] - Irish roots is contemporary and traditional as Altan takes the stage at The Barns of Wolf Trap (8 pm), and finger-style nylon string classical guitarist Nate Najar channels Charlie Byrd at Blues Alley this Tuesday night (8 and 10 pm shows).
08.02.2012 [Leinster Express] - Filmmaker Gabriel Murray and Fiona Clooney, George Clooney's cousin pictured during the filming of the George Clooney Irish Roots Documentary in EJ Morrissey's in Abbeyleix. Photo: Dylan Vaughan Laois' ladies may be looking forward to Valentine's Day
17.02.2012 [Irish Central] - A new book recently discovered that Springsteen has Irish roots through his paternal grandmother Martha O'Hagan. She married Springsteen's grandfather, Anthony Springsteen, who was of Dutch ancestry, in 1899. And it turns out that Martha's grandmother
22.02.2012 [New York Observer] - ... 2/22 10:13am Ever since hearing about how your great-granny Bridget O'Flannaghan-Shaughnessey came to the brave new world with nothing but two moldy potatoes in the pockets of her pinafore, you've enjoyed a healthy respect for your Irish roots.
24.02.2012 [Fairfaxtimes.com] - A Bronx, NY, native with deep Irish roots, he joined the Coast Guard at 18 and served as a chief boatswain's mate, amongst other jobs, in a 22- year career that took him to places such as the Outer Banks, Florida and coastal Virginia.
09.02.2012 [Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)] - The Saw Doctors' prescription for melodic allure has always reflected their Irish roots, evoking images of the lovely emerald isle with its rural villages, lush rolling hills, wind-swept beaches, and idyllic innocence. Likewise, they dispense hooks
19.02.2012 [Deadline.com] - They would just refer to me as a white guy, as if my ancestors had always been here and there was no need to refer to my Irish roots, because it's not that same as referring to other races (African-American, Chinese-American, Latin-American). Exactly.
16.02.2012 [The Millions] - In his recent article in The New York Times Magazine, “My Debt to Ireland,” John Jeremiah Sullivan travels to the Irish countryside and the Aran Islands to explore his Irish roots, and he writes that his relationship with Ireland began when he read