Posts Tagged ‘Kerry’

The Irish Woman Whose Weather Forecast Influenced D-Day Scheduling

On June 3, 1944, Maureen Flavin turned 21, on the same day she also changed the course of history with the meteorological information she recorded while working as a post office assistant. During World War II, Maureen, who hails from Knockanure, County Kerry was working overnight in Blacksod, County Mayo, when she completed one of herRead more..

Sharing the Tradition:
Irish Munnix Dance Workshops

National Folk Theatre of Ireland Training Academy Centuries ago in Ireland, dancing teachers would tour the land, teaching people the steps involved in jigs, reels, and hornpipes. They would pass on these traditions by dancing beside their students, step by rhythmic step.  Now, thanks to the internet, you can learn from today’s dance masters inRead more..

Magnificent Munster

Munster is located in the southern part of Ireland and consists of six counties: Cork, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, and Waterford. Its main centers of population include Cork City, the country’s third-largest city after Dublin and Belfast; Limerick, the nearest city to Shannon Airport; and Waterford, on the southeast coast. It boasts a wide rangeRead more..

Fáilte go hÉireann

℘℘℘ A journey through the native Irish-speaking areas of Ireland These are the words of welcome that Irish people have greeted visitors with for centuries. They may well be the words that greet you when you visit. If they are, I urge you to take time to grasp their deeper meaning. Venture beyond the touristRead more..

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy is president of Personal Investing, Fidelity Investments. She assumed her position in January 2009 and today oversees a business that has grown to more than $2.7 trillion in client assets, 23 million customer accounts, and over 15,000 employees. Her business is the nation’s number one provider of individual retirement accounts (IRAs), one ofRead more..

John Galvin

John is a highly collaborative coach, advisor, and consultant. He started Triskelion Consulting with a focus on leadership coaching and business consulting. He has an outstanding track record in guiding organizations through major transformations. His work focuses on helping emerging and high-potential leaders improve their performance and team dynamic using a design-based approach to achieveRead more..

Hibernia: Jeanie Johnston’s Arrival Postponed

The arrival of the replica famine ship Jeanie Johnston in the U.S. has been postponed until spring 2001. The Jeanie Johnston Project had originally hoped to bring the ship to the U.S. later this year and winter her on the East Coast, but decided against this because of concerns about the weather. However, Kerry countyRead more..