March 14, 2014 RSS feed / Calendar

Irish Heritage Month

Complete description of events and updates can be found at aohnewport.org  Daily thru March 31  Guided Tour of Fort Adams, one-hour tours daily, noon and 2 p.m., weather permitting, adults $12, children $6, fortadams.org. More...

Past Hibernians of the Year

1979 Michael J. Behan, Sr. 1980 Raymond J. Lynch, Sr. 1981 Edward F. Dugan 1982 Philip M. Connell 1983 Cornelius J. Sullivan 1984 Raymond J. Burns 1985 Patrick F. Murphy 1986 Robert O. Beattie 1987 Martin C. More...

Looking Back: The Irish in Newport

This summer, the Museum of Newport Irish History Interpretive Center will celebrate its fourth season. More...

Legends of the Shamrock

While the Celtic harp is the surprising official emblem of Ireland, the shamrock remains the country’s most enduring symbol in the hearts and minds of many. Like most legends, the shamrock story is based partly on history and derives from St. More...

The Snake Foe of St. Patrick

There are many colorful stories and legends about the life of St. Patrick. One of the most famous recounts how he delivered a sermon that drove all of Ireland’s snakes into the sea. More...

CALENDAR

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