EventList powered by schlu.net
From humble immigrant beginnings in early 19th century Pittsburgh, Bernard (Barney) McKenna and Charles F. McKenna made civic service their chosen path to position and influence. One became a beloved mayor and political reformer. The other was a Civil War soldier and distinguished attorney and jurist. Buy Book Here.
Sleep Tight in New York City: Black 47, After 25 Years and 2,500 Shows, Steps Off the Stage
Author Michael Malone did several dozen interviews with band members, past band members, other musicians and authors (Pierce Turner, Malachy McCourt) to better flesh out the story of the band. Buy eBook Here
President John F. Kennedy Visits Ireland in 1963 is structured around the images taken by the Lensmen photographers of JFK while he was on tour in Ireland. Many of these images have not been published since they were taken over 50 years ago, and many are unique. For instance, Andy Farren, one of the founders of the Lensmen agency, was the only professional photographer allowed inside the Kennedy homestead. Buy iBook Here!
Speculation ran rampant within the family as to whether or not my grandfather, Richard Feeney, had been a member of the Irish Republication Brotherhood, prior to immigrating to the United States in 1908. Throw in some alleged gunrunning activity for Clan na Gael, the IRB's American counterpart, Buy Book Here, Buy e-Book Here