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The Irish Memorial helps to celebrate a National Hero

The Irish Memorial helps to celebrate a National Hero Tuesday, July 21 – It was a proud day for the Irish Memorial to be the stage chosen by Colonel Kenneth M. DeTreux’s for his retirement ceremony. A native of Philadelphia, Colonel DeTreux graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School and attended Temple University while cross-town enrolled in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program at The University of Pennsylvania. A career infantry officer, with over 30 years of operational and leadership experience, he has earned numerous personal awards, including the Legion of Merit w/gold star in lieu of 2nd award; Bronze Star w/Valor Device; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal...

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Black 47: A New Movie set around An Gorta Mór

Black 47: A New Movie set around An Gorta Mór Black 47 is set in Ireland during The Great Hunger, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, he is shocked by the famine’s destruction of his homeland and the brutalization of his people and his family. Black 47 is due to be released in Ireland on September 7th 2018. To read more: https://www.irishcentral.com/culture/entertainment/irish-famine-black-47-release-date Volunteer Raise the Flag Ways to Donate Recent Posts The Big Move What Does...

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