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"Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears"

I have always loved History.  I was listening to my wonderful Irish Tenors CD today and I heard the song, “Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears.”  This is a song about immigrants from other countries coming into America through Ellis Island from 1892-1943.   366 more words

Life's Journey

Traveling: Blarney Castle, Cobh, and Cork, Ireland

Travelling back South, on our way to Cobh, we stopped at Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone. According to legend, kissing the bottom of this limestone slab gives you the give of eloquent speech. 429 more words

Traveling

1892 – Ellis Island becomes reception center for new immigrants. The first immigrant through the gates is Annie Moore, 15, of Co Cork.

When Ellis Island officially opened on 1 January 1892, the first passenger processed through the now world-famous immigration station was an Irish girl named Annie Moore (on her birthday). 190 more words

Ireland

Trio

When Ellis Island officially opened on January 1, 1892, the first passenger registered through the immigration station was Annie Moore. The young Irish teenager and her two brothers, Anthony and Philip, had departed from Cork, Ireland on December 20, 1891 aboard the S.S. 85 more words

Ireland

Senior Spotlight: Fondy’s Annie Moore

A few years ago, Annie Moore was just a soccer player looking for a way to keep up on her conditioning.

Once she started running, she simply hasn’t stopped. 816 more words

News

Escape To Spike.

Venice has Murano, Sorrento has Capri, San Francisco has Alcatraz and Cork, well… Cork has Spike. For well over two hundred years the people of Cork could admire, but never set foot on, Spike Island. 281 more words

The Places We Go

Joyous Times Day 6 - The Story of Little Benjamin and Watching by the Cradle

I’m not really sure of the point of this story. To teach children that life can be cruel? Maybe it is to remind the parent to be attentive. 853 more words

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