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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


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



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


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