By Mike Tubridy Goody Ann Glover was hanged as a witch on November 16, 1688. Could it have been that it was because she was a Catholic whose first language was Irish. Had one not known the dour Puritans of this New England town better, one might have thought they were celebrating a holiday but, in fact, they had come out to witness the hanging of a witch. From … [Read more...] about New England’s Irish “Witch”
Archives for November 2020
Mark Kelly is the new Senator-elect for Arizona, filling the late Senator John McCain's seat.
Mark Kelly – just elected to the U.S. Senate – had already lived quite a life. He’d served as a fighter pilot, flying over three dozen combat missions during Operation Desert Storm.
Then he applied to become an astronaut with NASA. As did his twin brother Scott. They were both … [Read more...] about From Space to Washington –
Captain Mark Kelly Takes on a New Endeavour
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President-elect Joe Biden's rich Irish ancestry helped lead him to the White House. By Niall O'Dowd, Publisher As is true in the case of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, and now Joe Biden, the Irish Famine had the untold impact of creating a US president by sending their forefathers to America. Biden's folks, who came to America trailing broken … [Read more...] about President-elect Joe Biden’s Irish roots – from fleeing Famine Ireland to winning the White House
Remembering the five Sullivan brothers, World War II sailors who, serving together on the USS Juneau, were all killed in action on its sinking around November 13, 1942. By John Cosden November 8, 1942: the largest U.S. naval task force yet assembled for the battle of Guadalcanal sales out of Noumea, New Caledonia. Among the American warships was the year-old, … [Read more...] about Brothers In Arms