New York native Deirdre Murphy is the first woman cyclist ever to qualify Ireland for the Olympics. She talks to Sarah Curran about Ireland, her Olympic dream, and her strategy for Sydney. ℘℘℘ Deirdre Murphy arrives at the café where we had arranged to hold an interview in the most appropriate way – on aRead more..
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The surname Curran is common in all four provinces in Ireland, but especially in County Donegal and throughout Ulster. The name is also prevalent in the south of Ireland, appearing many times in the County Tipperary Hearth Money Rolls of 1665-7. Currans showed up frequently as Waterford residents in the census of 1659. The 1901Read more..
Frank Patterson, known around the world as “Ireland’s Golden Tenor,” died June 10 in New York at the age of 59. The death was caused by a brain tumor which was diagnosed in early May following treatment for a tumor of the ethnoid sinus. Many will miss the “Irish Ambassador of Song,” known not onlyRead more..