Tag Archives: Ireland

Manchester New Hampshire Teacher, WW1 Red Cross Nurse, Public Health Nurse, Women’s Rights Advocate, Civic Leader, Clubwoman: Elena Mae (Crough) Lockwood (1884-1962)

She was the youngest daughter, and eighth child, of Irish immigrants, born in 1884 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Elena Mae Crough was bright, and well liked. She grew up at 343 Harrison Street, graduated from the Ash Street Grammar School, … Continue reading

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WW2 Army Yankee Division Casualty in France: PFC James H. Basquil (1922-1944)

James H. Basquil was born 12 January 1922 in Manchester New Hampshire to Irish immigrants, James & Nora (Kelley) Basquil.  His father James had been born in Couty Mayo Ireland, and arrived in America about 1911.  James met, then married … Continue reading

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What My Irish Heritage Means To Me

The leprechaun is a wee wisp of a creature. It is responsible for rainbows, pots o' gold, and even a bit… Continue reading

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Raising Your Pint to St. Patrick…

If you are called Liam, Patrick, Kathleen or Sheila, or have a surname like Ryan, Gallagher, Grady or Mannion;

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Cow Hampshire’s "Bucket List"

Larry Lehmer over at “Passing it On,” has started The Bucket List meme based on the movie of the same name… Continue reading

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