Monthly Archives: August 2011

Irwin, PA

A small town, Irwin, Pennsylvania, was settled first by Mattias Cowan in 1761. However, the true founder of Irwin was Colonel John Irwin, an Ireland native and fur trader. He and his son led the construction of what is now … Continue reading

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Upcoming Celtic Festivals

http://www.historicalsociety.com/  Mclain Festival Sept 3 Carlisle Pa . 19th Annual Pittsburgh, PA Irish Festival September 9,10,11. Riverplex Center, Sandcastle Drive, West Homestead, Pennsylvania www.pghirishfest.org. Ligonier Highland Games 2011 is an annual celebration of Celtic traditions held on September 10.  http://www.ligonierhighlandgames.org/ http://www.celticfest.org/September 23, … Continue reading

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WELCOME

Welcome to the Cuileann Posts.  As you may or may not know Cuileann is gailec for Holly, so I thought it appropiate since our family crest sports three holly leaves representing truth. These posts will be as frequent as you want … Continue reading

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