Men of Action: Ireland Triumph At Six Nations

Brian O'Driscoll lifting the Six Nations trophy after Ireland's win in 2009 (Photo by Arun Marsh via Flickr Creative Commons) Last weekend was a big one for the Irish. Ireland's big win of the RBS Six Nations tournament kick-started the St Patrick's Day celebrations! But this was a hard fought victory. Ireland headed into their final game needing a win against France....

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Irish Talent: The Enigmatic Hudson Taylor

Hudson Taylor (image from Hudson Taylor Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/HudsonTaylorMusic ) In 1691 Patrick Sarsfield and his followers left Ireland. They took the world by storm and the name 'Irish' soon became a sought after in European armies. Today Irish talents are diverse and two Wild Geese are preparing to have their voices heard in 2014. The duo Hudson Taylor are one...

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Men of Action: 4000th Win Rockets McCoy to Sports Personality of the Year

Irish jockey Tony McCoy must be used to winning by now, but when he was announced as RTE's Irish Sports Personality of the Year at the end of December, there was a great sense of consensus for the decision. The 18 time champion jockey has been a powerful ambassador for Irish sports and horse racing throughout his 22 year career, but back...

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Irish Talent: Global Design Channels Irish Beauty

Irish designer Don Oā€™Neill (photo from Theia Facebook page) Don O'Neill has become a highly sought after name in the fashion industry. Originally coming from Co. Kerry, Ireland, he is now regularly chosen to dress a-list stars. Don O'Neill's speciality is gowns. He is creative director at Theia, a couture wedding dress design company, and he counts A-list stars among his fans....

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Men of Action: Ireland Makes A 'Huge Impact' On Astronaut

Ireland has always been a beacon of beauty and wonder. When Patrick Sarsfield and his followers left in 1691, they took the name 'The Wild GeeseĀ® ' in the hope and belief that they would one day return. For The Wild GeeseĀ® , Ireland was always in their hearts and motivated their courageous actions. When Chris Hadfield journeyed into space on his...

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Wild Geese Stories: Ireland's Cheeky Blinder

'Perfect cheekbones, even better acting' is how The UK's Telegraph describes Cillian Murphy's role in his latest drama series Peaky Blinders. It captures his majesty appropriately, referencing one of his trademarks and rising career. Originally from Cork, Ireland, this Wild Geese has traversed both independent film and Hollywood blockbusters, and whatever his role - whether it's surviving a zombie apocalypse or going...

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Men of Action: Patrick Sarsfield and The Wild Geese<sup>Ā®</sup>

Patrick Sarsfield's army is defeated at the decisive Battle of The Boyne. From this point on, his attempt to oust the English and place James II on the throne were doomed. Sarsfield had to decide what to do next and although his heart wanted to fight on, his head knew he had run out of options. He signed the Treaty of Limerick,...

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