The Great Irish Famine: Worse Than Genocide?

The Famine statues in the Dublin Docklands. Photo by Andrew Diamond

(above) The Famine Memorial in the Dublin Docklands. Photo by Andrew Diamond By Dennis J. Clark Reprinted from Irish Edition July 1993 to Sept 1993 PART ONE It is often alleged that Irish Americans have a distorted view of Irish… Continue Reading

The Gallant 69th PA Volunteers at Gettysburg and Beyond

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Caption: (above) Officers and staff of the 69th PA Volunteers. – Library of Congress  Irish patriots—Valiant at Gettysburg By Kerry L Bryan  This year we mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, that critical clash between the Army of Northern… Continue Reading

Patriot Action—My Great-Grandfather Color Sergeant David Kiniry, Company C of the 69th Pennsylvania Volunteers

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Irish patriots—Valiant at Gettysburg By Karen Kiniry Hneleski with William F. Kiniry Jr. My father, who would have been 106 years old this December, told how he shared a bed in the family home with his grandfather, David Kiniry, and… Continue Reading