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1916-2016: Reflections on the Easter Rising

Easter 1916: A Rising of People, Passion and Pride

By Ciara Rafferty


Standing in the prison yard of Kilmainham Gaol, the air feels different. With the exception of pebbles being kicked and children fus...

Rising Memories from an Uncomplicated Time

Our second article in our series on the Easter Rising of 1916 comes to us from Ray O'Hanlon, editor of the Irish Echo and winner of the Council's 2014...

Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa - The 100th Anniversary of His Death

Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa (Sept. 10, 1831—June 29, 1915) by Hank McNally


Those of you who made it to the second annual Bergen County Irish Festival on...

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