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LiteraryRob: For North and South! O Soldier grim: On the death of Ulysses S. Grant, July 23, 1885, and a tribute poem from John Boyle O'Reilly --

PopCulture413: Whoa. Juliana Hatfield will be playing an outdoor show on August 24th at the John Boyle O’Reilly club in Springfield! With Soul Asylum.

ConOfOurGen: “Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” -John Boyle O’Reilly

NORTHTRENTON: Happy Birthday to Paul Broca (d. 1880), Emil Erlenmeyer (d. 1909), Joseph Joachim (d. 1907), Emmanuel Rhoides (d. 1904), John Boyle O'Reilly (d. 1890), Charles Cruft (d. 1938), Luigi Pirandello (d. 1936), Alexis Carrel (d. 1944) and Henri Lebesgue (d. 1941).

BaltimoreParade: 28 Jun 1844, Dowth, Co. Meath: John Boyle O'Reilly born. The Fenian, transported on the last convict ship to Western Australia, managed to escape to Boston, where he became a noted newspaper editor and author.

burnslibrary: In honor of his birthday, a photo of poet, author, and canoeist, John Boyle O'Reilly (1844-1890) at Plum Island, taken by his friend, Ned Moseley, published in 1893. Learn more about the BC collection of John Boyle O'Reilly:

MacCocktail: "Be true to your word and your work and your friend." — John Boyle O'Reilly (born his day, June 28, 1844)

IrishCentral: Was John Boyle O'Reilly the greatest Irish American of all? The Irish poet, journalist, author, and activist was born on this day, June 28, 1844.

plastic_bio: You gave me the key of your heart, my love;Then why did you make me knock?Oh that was yesterday, saints above!And last night—I changed the lock! - John Boyle O'Reilly

simplyquotatio1: The wealth of mankind is the wisdom they leave. John Boyle O'Reilly

simplyquotatio1: Too late we learn, a man must hold his friend Unjudged, accepted, trusted to the end. John Boyle O'Reilly

simplyquotatio1: Anonymity is the fame of the future. John Boyle O'Reilly

DylanLemp2001: I really enjoy John Boyle O'Reilly's poetry. He's a really interesting character, born in Ireland, expelled to Australia for his role in an Irish Republican movement, and then escaped to Boston. Where he wrote many great poems. Here is my personal favorite, The White Rose.

Skin_CareBeauty: "Be true to your work, your word, and your friend". - John Boyle O'Reilly

Sillygoffy: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end. John Boyle O'Reilly

LiteraryRob: John Boyle O'Reilly's poem "The Ride of Collins Graves" celebrates a man who risked his life to save others as a reservoir dam burst in Williamsburg, MA, May 16, 1874 --

LiteraryRob: A truth, a Principle: The "New York World" commissioned John Boyle O'Reilly to write his poem "The Press Evangel" to celebrate the newspaper's milestone of 250,000 subscribers, May 10, 1887 --

freobhoy: A superb mural at the Hougemont Hotel in Fremantle. The Hougemont was the last convict ship to transport prisoners to W.A. It contained Fenians, including John Boyle O'Reilly (depicted), who escaped, and later returned with an American boat, The Catalpa, to rescue the others.

LizanneFlynn: “Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end.” ― John Boyle O'Reilly

kevinjjones: John Boyle O’Reilly literary society of Southboro, Mass. was named for a deported Fenian rebel who escaped Australia and became editor of the Boston Pilot. Likely it wasn't just a literary society :) It elected a black man president in the 19th century

noonofday: Dowth Graveyard in County Meath today, including the John Boyle O'Reilly memorial. (1/4)

multistardust: lrt; i know that my great grandpappy john boyle o'reilly's having the biggest party in heaven rn

BobClimko: "Be true to your work, your word, and your friend." ~ John Boyle O'Reilly

stories2702: The White Rose - John Boyle O’Reilly - Read by James Kingdon

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masslivenews: John Boyle O’Reilly Club in Springfield seeks donations to stay open; cites impact of COVID

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MayflowerBrit: Happy St Patrick’s Day! Mayflower commemorations have unsurprisingly never been a big part of Irish culture, but 19th century revolutionary John Boyle O’Reilly *did* pen an influential Mayflower poem that criticised British rule. More here:

fpchiro: Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. John Boyle O'Reilly

Tymon1965: "Be true to your work, your word, and your friends" John Boyle O'Reilly (1844 - 1890

bursarkent: Today’s thought: “Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” (John Boyle O'Reilly)

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katelynhowellx: It’s 19 Crimes Man! Apparently each blend of 19 crimes has a different mugshot of a convict sent to Australia? John Boyle O’Reilly was an Irish Republican activist, and was transported to western Australia in 1867.

NeelamJehanKhan: “The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove.” John Boyle O’Reilly

BlarneyPodcast: Fenian prisoners and the songs of the last convict ship. Ned Of The Hill, John Boyle O’Reilly and Exile In The Kingdom. The Stardust Hotel and Drogheda Boxing Club. London squats and Jamaican sound systems. Secret Family Recipes and looking at tradition with rose tinted glasses.

Rainbow0055: "A White Rose" By John Boyle O'Reilly Poem animation

njoguwambu1: The red rose whispers of passion,. And the white rose breathes of love,Oh the red rose is a falcon,. And the white rose is a dove.........John Boyle O'Reilly

LoveCarousel: The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove. - John Boyle O'Reilly

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IrishRep: Happy Birthday to company member John Keating! To celebrate, watch our very first effort in digital theatre: a scene from Sean O’Casey’s JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, with John, as Joxer, and Irish Rep Producing Director Ciaran O’Reilly, as Captain Boyle!

Redbhoy1888: John Boyle O'Reilly British soldier and Fenian while imprisoned in Arbour Hill military prison September 1866, scratched on his cell wall with a nail "Once an English soldier, now a Irish felon-and proud of the exchange"

No_way_but_this: The White Rose John Boyle O'Reilly The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove. But I send you a cream-white rosebud With a flush on its petal tips; For the love that is purest and sweetest

_crisdrea143_: The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove.”– John Boyle O’Reilly WeTuesToSTAN CRISMAR

Visible__Hand: So for those that don't know 19 Crimes wine uses the mugshots of a bunch of my Irish ancestors, such as John Boyle O'Reilly and one Thom Delaney (pictured). But there's a new ancestor in the mix now.

fresh696: “The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove.” – John Boyle O’Reilly

villainian: "Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end." John Boyle O'Reilly, Life of John Boyle O'Reilly

MelanieJaxn: The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove. -John Boyle O'Reilly

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QuotedMatter: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end. - John Boyle O'Reilly

QuotedMatter: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end. - John Boyle O'Reilly

DanMulhall: This poem is by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-90) who, because of Fenian activities, was transported to W. Australia in 1867. He escaped 2 years later & settled in Boston where he owned & edited the Pilot newspaper. He was a dogged opponent of all forms of discrimination & oppression

Ambreen86026045: “The Red Rose Whispers Of Passion, And The White Rose Breathes Of Love; O, The Red Rose Is A Falcon, And The white Rose Is A Dove.” ~ John Boyle O’Reilly

dstny03: “The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove.” – John Boyle O’Reilly

DutchGirlCafe: “The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove.” – John Boyle O’Reilly

robertsnickc: What man would be wise, let him drink of the river That bears on his bosom the record of time; A message to him every wave can deliver To teach him to creep till he knows how to climb. John Boyle O’Reilly

robertsnickc: What man would be wise, let him drink of the river That bears on his bosom the record of time; A message to him every wave can deliver To teach him to creep till he knows how to climb. John Boyle O’Reilly

robertsnickc: Who heeds not experience, trust him not. John Boyle O’Reilly

robertsnickc: Who heeds not experience, trust him not. John Boyle O’Reilly

PeteMLynch: From John Boyle O’Reilly -statue in the Fens in Boston -leader of the Catalpa expedition -poet -mugshot on wine bottles today

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zarvaann: The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove. John Boyle O’Reilly

LiteraryRob: Has the Lord looked upon thee in ire, And willed thou be chastened by fire, Without any ruth? John Boyle O'Reilly's poem about the Great Boston Fire, November 9, 1872 --



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