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Ogham The Oldest Gaelic Language

Ogham is the earliest written form of Primitive Irish, the oldest of the Gaelic languages. Ogham was first used in Ireland and parts of England, Scotland and Wales between the 2nd and 6th centuries. Though its actual origins remain a mystery, it’s believed the Celts desired a cryptic alphabet that could not be deciphered by Roman Britain. Represented as a series of perpendicular Read more…

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Vintage Industrial Furniture Made In Connecticut

The Owner of Get Back Inc. in the Oakville section of Waterford, Connecticut came to to America 30-years ago with his family and worked in construction. In 2000 with little money he started building his company that specializes in reusing and repurposing American-made vintage industrial furniture and lighting. Tim Byrne has now built a thriving Read more…

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Headed For New Haven On The RMS Titanic

One hundred years ago, late at night on April 14th, 1912, the unthinkable happened, the RMS Titanic, the most luxurious ship ever made, hit an iceberg and started to sink into the Atlantic. Fifteen hundred-fourteen would perish on the luxury ocean liner  including 44-year old James Kelly of County Kildaire. Kelly’s daughter, Margaret proceeded him to Read more…

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A Passion for Everything Irish

Colleen and Christopher Conway of  Southington, Connecticut share a passion for Ireland. The two met at a bookstore became fast friends are now husband and wife with a darling two year old son. When you go to their home, it is everything Irish. Chris has been to the Emerald Isle at least ten times and Read more…

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Six Generations of Jones’ Have Kept The Farm Running

Think about it. Six generations of Jones have tended to this beautiful acreage in Shelton, Connecticut. Much of the state knows the Jones Family Farms as a place to grab your pumpkins for Halloween, or strawberries and blueberries and to cut your own Christmas tree. The x-mas tree biz started out as a 4-H project Read more…

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