Irish Cousins and Minnesota Catholicism

In recent months the Minneapolis Star Tribune (Sunday editions) have regularly included articles on Minnesota history. I generally prefer reading about historic events than about present-day politics or other catastrophes. I’ve enjoyed the Trib’s series immensely.


Irish Lives Remembered

The July/August issue of Irish Lives Remembered is now available and chock-full of engaging articles. As always, it is online and free at

Handsome George Clooney is pictured on the cover and his Kilkenny connections detailed inside. The Clooney family left Ireland in about 1854 and settled in Kentucky. Coincidentally (or not), another article […]