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Yesterday, February 28, 2015, Rhode Island lost a great man  and I lost a cousin who meant much more to me that I realized. Michael Lenihan, a hero in our…

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One man who brilliantly illustrates the continuity of community across the border dividing County Monaghan and County Tyrone, is John Hughes, the first Archbishop of New York. His parents were born in Monaghan and he…

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“The Silent City” is how the Providence Visitor referred to St. Patrick’s Cemetery in 1889. At the time, it was estimated that at least 21,136 members of the Irish community of…

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Dad training in South Carolina A recent weekend spent with Dad at a World War II air show was more than a treat. I saw the joy in Dad’s face…

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