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Irish whiskey seeing a revival

...crashing down thanks to strife and Prohibition, which pretty much ended the U.S. market for the brown spirit from the Emerald Isle. But in recent years, Irish whiskey ? a cousin to the wildly popular American bourbon and reasonably popular Scotch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/2015-11-07/irish-whiskey-seeing-revival
Maureen O'Hara, spirited star of 'Miracle on 34th Street,' 'The Quiet Man,' dies at 95

...life. She was also proudly Irish and spent her entire lifetime sharing her heritage and the wonderful culture of the Emerald Isle with the world," said a family biography.O'Hara came to Hollywood to star in the 1939 "The Hunchback of Notre...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-24/maureen-ohara-spirited-star-
Irish festivities haven't changed in centuries

...Nathaniel Hawthorne Augusta celebrates another St. Patrick's Day on Monday, the latest in a long city tradition of Emerald Isle frivolity.Don't believe me?Here is The Chronicle's account of the 1823 St. Patrick's celebration, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/irish-festivities-havent-chan
Soaking rain could put damper on St. Patrick's Day

The St. Patrick's Day forecast calls for weather fit for the Emerald Isle ? lots of rain.Soaking rain is likely to last all day, said meteorologist Tony Petrolito of the National Weather Service in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-14/soaking-rain-could-pu
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...30 p.m. Friday, May 16, Covenant Presbyterian Church; Columbia County Choral Society brings the sound of the Emerald Isle alive; hear lyrical airs, plaintive ballads, defiant songs of rebellion and rollicking jigs that reveal the many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-05-05/calendar
Robert Waller

...Marshall of Baraboo, WI and David A. Stowell of Portage, WI; loving grandfather to Jackson Blackmon (Janelle) of Emerald Isle, NC; and great grandfather to Nova Rose and Peter Michael Blackmon. He is also survived by his sister, Edith Ann...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171882060
Things to Do

...8Where: URS Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. SW, AikenDetails: Evening of music and mirth from the Emerald Isle to Broadway; $40, $20 for students; APAGonline.org, (803) 648-1438

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-30/things-do
Ireland woos Georgians

...lead at the Masters and brought home the green jacket. Still, his success highlights the quality of golfing on the Emerald Isle. Many Georgians trace their ancestry to Ireland, as evidenced by the active Hibernian Society chapters in the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-29/ireland-woos-georgians
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Dad to baby: Happy 1st birthday, world traveler

...the storm. So began a two-week trip to Ireland, which brought more exploration of the nuclear family than of the emerald isle. While he's unlikely to have absorbed much of his domestic and international travel so far, he's taught my wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/03/liv_554200.shtml
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Celebrate 'great day for Irish'

...three divine persons -- Father, Son and Holy Spirit. St. Patrick is indeed a legend and hero, and saint for the Emerald Isle and Irish men, women and children everywhere. So come and join all the Irish on March 17, downtown for the Holy Mass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/14/let_514619.shtml
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