Mar 172014

March 17, 2014 It’s said that travel is transformative. In June of 2006, I stepped for the first time onto Irish soil, the country from which my maternal great-great-grandmother, Mary Keoughan Delahanty, had left more than 150 years earlier, sailing to Canada with five of her six children. It’s also the country of my father’s ancestors – Kelly being the second most popular Irish name [continue…]

Mar 222011

Did you survive another St. Patrick’s Day? Me, I didn’t partake in the revelry, although while sitting at home I did enjoy a nice pint of Guinness—possibly two—which I poured and imbibed with extra mindfulness; St. Patrick’s Day of course being an occasion for those of us with Irish heritage to reflect upon our history and where we came from. share: Recommend on Facebook Share [continue…]