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Irish Starvation
The Great Famine also referred to as “The Great Hunger” that lasted between…

Glenna Goodarce
A sculptor best known for having designed the obverse of the Sacagawea dollar…

Edward G. Rendell
After 34 years of public service, including 24 years as an elected official…

Reverend Nicholas S. Rashford S.J.
Served as Saint Joseph’s University’s chief…

Croagh Patrick
He is a renowned for its Patrician Pilgrimage in honour of Saint…

Dennis Clark
An historian, author, and administrator, has devoted much of his life…

Cecil Woodham-Smith
A British historian and biographer. She wrote four popular history books…

The New World
The term originated in the early 16th century after Europeans…

Mary Robinson
She is a Dan Irish Independent politician who served as the 7th…

Phytophthora Infestans
an microorganism, which causes the serious potato and tomato disease…

Daniel O’Connell
Often referred to as The Liberator or The Emancipator

James II
He was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII

Poor Law Act
Known widely as the New Poor Law, was an Act of the Parliament…

Sir Robert Peel
He was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served twice…

Charles Trevelyan
He was a British civil servant and colonial
administrator…

William Penn
He was the son of Sir William Penn, and was an English real estate…

King Charles
He was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland…

The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
The time during which the Society of the Friendly…

Robert Morris
He was a Founding Father of the United States, was a Liverpool-born…

General Stephan Moylan
He was an Irish American patriot leader during the American…

Commodore John Barry
He was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American…

George Washington
He was an American statesman and soldier who served as the first…

Ken Milano
Kenneth W. Milano is a historical & genealogical researcher with…

Colonel Thomas Fitzgerald
Colonel Thomas Fitzgerald was born in New York City. He first worked…

David McCullough
He is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is…

Betsy Ross
She is also known by her second and third married names, Ashburn…