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Derval O’Rourke – One of Ireland’s top hopes from Olympic glory this summer.
Last Update 2012-05-14 07:28:10 | Posted On 2012-05-14 06:42:59
Derval O’Rourke is one of Ireland’s top athletes competing in both the 60 and 100 metre hurdles. She is the Irish national record holder in both these events.
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O’Rourkes in The American Civil War
Last Update 2012-05-14 07:16:30 | Posted On 2012-05-14 06:44:05
One couldn’t mention the contribution of the O’Rourkes to the American Civil war without first mentioning the American Civil war fort named after them – Fort O’Rourke.
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Remembering Lord Brian O’Rourke – The lord of Bréifne
Last Update 2012-05-14 07:03:57 | Posted On 2012-05-14 06:45:12
“Ó Ruairc claimed descent from one of the ancient kings of Ireland, and was remarked upon as a handsome and unusually learned Gaelic chieftain. He assumed leadership of his family in the mid-1560s, having assassinated his elder brothers, but his territory of west Bréifne on the border of Ulster soon came under the administration of the newly created Presidency of Connacht. His territory was centred on the banks of Lough Gill and in the area of Dromahair. Foundations of an O'Rourke tower house can be seen today at Parke's Castle, close to Dromahair.
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O’Rourke History – Sewn into our Existence
Last Update 2013-08-19 11:16:58 | Posted On 2012-08-03 06:01:17
In maintaining the tradition of Irish clans adopting the Aran sweater as a symbol of their heritage, the O’Rourke Clan Aran Sweater is registered along with 500 Clan Aran patterns at the Aran Sweater Market (an Irish company, producing authentic hand knit Aran knitwear) on Inis Mor, Aran Islands, Ireland.
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Last Update 2012-05-14 07:28:10 | Posted On 2012-05-14 06:42:59
Derval O’Rourke – One of Ireland’s top hopes from Olympic glory this summer.
Derval O’Rourke is one of Ireland’s top athletes competing in both the 60 and 100 metre hurdles. She is the Irish national record holder in both these events.
Read 2275 times | 1 Comments
Last Update 2012-05-14 07:16:30 | Posted On 2012-05-14 06:44:05
O’Rourkes in The American Civil War
One couldn’t mention the contribution of the O’Rourkes to the American Civil war without first mentioning the American Civil war fort named after them – Fort O’Rourke.
Read 3581 times | 0 Comments
Last Update 2012-05-14 07:03:57 | Posted On 2012-05-14 06:45:12
Remembering Lord Brian O’Rourke – The lord of Bréifne
“Ó Ruairc claimed descent from one of the ancient kings of Ireland, and was remarked upon as a handsome and unusually learned Gaelic chieftain. He assumed leadership of his family in the mid-1560s, having assassinated his elder brothers, but his territory of west Bréifne on the border of Ulster soon came under the administration of the newly created Presidency of Connacht. His territory was centred on the banks of Lough Gill and in the area of Dromahair. Foundations of an O'Rourke tower house can be seen today at Parke's Castle, close to Dromahair.
Read 5946 times | 0 Comments
Last Update 2013-08-19 11:16:58 | Posted On 2012-08-03 06:01:17
O’Rourke History – Sewn into our Existence
In maintaining the tradition of Irish clans adopting the Aran sweater as a symbol of their heritage, the O’Rourke Clan Aran Sweater is registered along with 500 Clan Aran patterns at the Aran Sweater Market (an Irish company, producing authentic hand knit Aran knitwear) on Inis Mor, Aran Islands, Ireland.
Read 3764 times | 0 Comments