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#OTD in 1863 – Large numbers of Irish immigrants are involved in Draft Riots in New York City.

On the morning of 13th July 1863, thousands of mostly Irish-immigrant workers in Manhattan erupted in what’s still the deadliest rioting in American history. Mobs rampaged through most of the week in a fury of savage murder, arson and looting. 1,237 more words

Irish History

Festival Gose Well

Last weekend saw the return of the Belfast Craft Beer Festival at Custom House Square and in an unusual twist of good fortune, the sun was out for the two-day open-air event. 587 more words

Northern Ireland

What to Watch: 06/04/2018

One of Freeform’s best reviewed shows begins its three-day march into the sunset, a popular feminist novel hits the small screen (with its own aftershow), a (kinda) real life version of  494 more words

What To Watch

My Final Project: A Glimpse at Barrio Viejo

Barrio Viejo has seen many changes, from the building of a convention center to the saving of a Synagogue. The balance of change and preservation has been a constant in the old neighborhood. 16 more words


Five Points Instagram Story

This was not only my first Instagram post but also an Instagram story.

The Five Points intersection led into the historic neighborhood, Barrio Viejo. In just a few blocks were many examples of the history and culture in the neighborhood.


Weekend Beer Update

It looks like a rather slow weekend on the beer-events calendar but there are a few things to keep you busy. Sunday looks to have decent weather so checking out one of the many patio-equipped breweries could be an option. 125 more words

Brewery News