It’s human nature to look for inspiring stories in larger narratives of suffering and tragedy, whether it’s the one about the band aboard the Titanic playing to the bitter end or the story of Oskar Schindler scheming to save the lives of Jews during the Holocaust. And so it is with the ship Jeanie Johnston,Read more..
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A historical look at the Irish of Butte, Montana. ℘℘℘ Marcus Daly, who became one of the richest men in the West, was born in 1841, in Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan, the youngest of 11 children of a farm family. At 15 he arrived in New York City with very little money and limited education. ItRead more..
For many people who have been infected by the genealogy bug, knowing Ireland as a place from whence our ancestors originated is not enough. Genealogists and family historians want an exact place of birth. We want to walk the same land and visit the church where those who came before us walked and worshipped. OneRead more..