User:Peter Clarke

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Pontifical Irish College, Rome

Irish Central used this image (with credit!) in an article 'Waterford man who created St. Patrick's Day is now long forgotten' 10th March 2015.

The Friday, 15th June 2012 edition of the Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland) used a large version of this image of the Irish College in Rome accompanying an article on p. 6 Irish college suffers from unjust 'gay' reputation', says prelate. This image was also used on the internet edition of the paper and a cropped version of the same photograph appeared on page 1 on the same day to accompany another article Vatican report critical of culture and ethos of Irish College in Rome.

May 23rd 2014 edition of Ireland's Own also used the picture in an article Ita Marguet explores the historic links between Ireland and the Pontifical Irish College. Ireland's Own also used a cropped version of the image of the gates of the College:

Irish script on the gates of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, Italy

View more of my images here: Wikimedia Commons

Current Project[edit]

I am currently building an Index of Free Irish eBooks which focuses on Irish History, Biography and Genealogy. The list have well over 5,000 titles - all available for free. There are related Facebook and Pinterest pages and a Twitter account - @FIGeBooks.

Sarah Palin's Irish pedigree:[edit]

  Sarah Louise Heath b. 11 Feb 1964 Sandpoint, Bonner Co., Idaho, USA


  Sarah “Sally” Sheeran: b. Oct 1940; Richland, Benton Co., Washington, USA


  Clement J. “Clem” Sheeran: b. 30 Aug 1907 Washington, USA


  Michael James Sheeran: b. 9 Jan 1876 Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota, USA; d. 11 Nov 1941 Salt 
  Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, USA


  Michael James Sheeran: b. c1852/3 Vermont, USA; d. between 1880 and 1900


  Michael Sheeran b. Oct 1820 County Roscommon, Ireland; emigrated to America 1844; d. bet 1900 & 1910 
  Minnesota, USA. Capitalist - Owns Home Free of Mortgage (1900 census). Cannot read or write
  (1870 census)
  = Mary Kline b. Aug 1830 Ireland; emigrated to America 1846; d. 1904; Burial: 1904 
    Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Mapleton, Minnesota, USA. 
    Cannot write (1880 census). 12 children.

Countries visited or lived in[edit]

I have visited or lived in the following countries:
 Australia  Bahrain  Belgium  Canada  Croatia  Cyprus  Czechoslovakia*  England  Fiji  France  Germany  Gibraltar  Greece  Holy See  Ireland

* Before it split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia

 Israel**  Italy  Malaysia  Morocco  New Zealand  Northern Ireland  Poland  Portugal  Scotland  Singapore  Spain   Switzerland  Wales  United States

**Incl. Israeli-occupied territories: East Jerusalem, Golan Heights, Gaza, West Bank