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FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

o_deaglan: A prison photograph of the Fenian and friend of Oscar Wilde, John Boyle O'Reilly:

dread_rocco: The White Rose by John Boyle O'Reilly

LiteraryRob: The peaceful valley has waked and stirred: John Boyle O'Reilly's poem "The Ride of Collins Graves" celebrates a farmer who saved lives amidst a breaking dam in Williamsburg, Massachusetts, May 16, 1874 --

EC_Sheedy: The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love... John Boyle O'Reilly

LiteraryRob: With songs of promise birds could never sing: When the "New York World" newspaper hit half a million subscribers, they asked poet John Boyle O'Reilly for some verses to celebrate, May 10, 1887 --

c1aranquinn: “For the love that is purest and sweetest Has a kiss of desire on the lips”. John Boyle O’Reilly

KhalilSamoo: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly

FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

As_Miera95: The red rose whispers of passion And the white rose breathes of love, O, the red rose is falcon And the white rose is a dove. - John Boyle O’Reilly

TheFlyingColum1: Today I would like to highlight John Boyle O'Reilly, a son of the green fields of Meath. He was arrested in 1866 and sentenced to death for his IRB activities. Due to his youth his sentence was commuted and he went to the US, participating in the Fenian Invasion of Canada...

irelandincolour: Moved by this, Devoy discussed a rescue plan with John Boyle O'Reilly and another Fenian, Thomas McCarthy Fennell. James Reynolds of the Clan na Gael organisation bought a boat called the Catalpa. Devoy approached George Anthony who agreed to be the captain.

jennboyermusic: You may grind their souls in the selfsame mill You may bind them heart and brow But the poet will follow the rainbow still, And his brother will follow the plow. ~John Boyle O’Reilly~

SleepingHanuman: You may grind their souls in the selfsame mill You may bind them heart and brow But the poet will follow the rainbow still, And his brother will follow the plow. ~John Boyle O’Reilly~

FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

SJMcArdle: “Like brooks that grow from many mountain rills/The peasant-stream flowed out from Irish vales” - John Boyle O’Reilly

DarkwingLady: CREAM WHITE ROSE WITH BLOOD RED TIPS By John Boyle O'Reilly (A poem for the Heart-thieving Skeleton) 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.

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FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

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

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ShannonTeachey: Quote of the Day: March 17th, 2020: "Be true to your work, your word, and your friend." - John Boyle O'Reilly

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BreslerAlex: "The Dollop JOHN BOYLE O’REILLY AND THE IRISH ESCAPE Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds are joined by Australian Justin Hamilton to discuss the Fenian escape from Australia."

FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

carrolljames201: Take gifts with a sigh; most men give to be repaid. ~ John Boyle O'Reilly

historyANU: The School of History's weekly seminar series resumes this afternoon at 4:15 with Dr. Joan Allen presenting "The Art of Remembering John Boyle O'Reilly 1844-1890". Come along! More details in the flyer.

FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

SPCrane414: At the John Boyle O’Reilly Club next Saturday (4:00 PM, 29 February 2020), we are showing “Unquiet Graves”, a MUST SEE documentary focused on an especially dark chapter during the conflict in the North of Ireland. I saw this documentary in Belfast last Summer - most powerful.

Frankbones: Happy Valentines A White Rose - by John Boyle O’Reilly

LatreiaBlinds: “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

Fahadaaalawadhi: "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

FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

EveUnleashed: the red rose is a falcon ~ John Boyle O’Reilly .

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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

FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

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giftedkids: Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. — John Boyle O'Reilly Daily Inspiration

gjmount: "The organized charity, scrimped and iced, In the name of a cautious, statistical Christ." John Boyle O'Reilly

kjners: “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

reziah_angelica: The White Rose John Boyle O'Reilly - 1844-1890 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.

libia_morales: John Boyle O'Reilly So men overcome adversity. Others make an art of it. In 1867 John Boyle O'Reilly was convicted of crimes against the crown when fighting for the independence of Ireland. O'Reilly, however, was no ordinary convict.

audkoch: [excerpt from "The Cry of the Dreamer" by John Boyle O'Reilly]

FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

Rapa224: ● WHAT IS GOOD By John Boyle O'Reilly ( 1844 - 1890 )

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

hbryant42: In the 1800s, the Boston poet John Boyle O’Reilly (who has a bust in the Muddy River Basin at the Boylston St. end of the Fens) saw a working-class Irish-blacks alliance vs. the ruling Brahmins. The Irish rejected the coalition, viewing blacks as economic/racial adversaries.

AhsanDeliri: “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: Let us rise purified from our ashes As sinners have risen who grieved... John Boyle O'Reilly's poem on the fire that destroyed much of his adoptive town of Boston, November 9, 1872 --

FindYourSilence: Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you. — John Boyle O'Reilly ^

DimeTaniro: JOHN BOYLE O'REILLY.

txmandarita: I think I've mentioned this guy before, but I am a fan. One of the most important Irish Americans of the 19th century, John Boyle O'Reilly.

DannyUNIAharlem: Catalpa Wild Geese Memorial. The brilliant actor Mike Anthony Sheehy playing Fenian poet and patriot- The Trials of John Boyle O'Reilly.

LiteraryRob: From East, from West, from South and North, The messages of hope shot forth... Remembering the Great Chicago Fire of October 8, 1871, with poetry from John Greenleaf Whittier and John Boyle O'Reilly --

CdeG1992: The escape was organised by John Boyle O’Reilly, a Meath man who was transported to the WA penal colony with his 61 fellow Fenians in 1867. In 1869, he escaped aboard the Gazelle (with the help of Cavan man Fr Patrick McCabe). (O’Reilly features on the label of 19 Crimes wine.)

uberhorsey: Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. ― John Boyle O'Reilly Painting by Christian Jequel (France, born 1935)

griptmedia: He organised escapes from prison of senior fenian leaders, & in 1875, Devoy & John Boyle O'Reilly organised the escape of six Fenians from Fremantle Prison in Western Australia aboard the ship Catalpa. He was instrumental in the landwar & influenced Davitt & Parnell.

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mkelloggRDLCSW: "Be silent and safe—silence never betrays you." John Boyle O'Reilly

vlknack: Quote of the day: Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. - John Boyle O'Reilly

LiteraryRob: I know what you're thinking: You haven't heard a poem about yachting in forever. So here's one from John Boyle O'Reilly, September 9, 1886 --

txmandarita: Catching up on my podcast backlog today and yesssssss (I am a John Boyle O'Reilly stan) SYMHC Classics: The Catalpa and the Fremantle Six episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class

angelwhy3: Women are at once the guardians and the well-spring of the world's faith, morality, and tenderness. John Boyle O'Reilly

burnslibrary: We will be closed on Monday 9/3 for Labor Day. But we'll be back and ready to help you find books, photographs, music, manuscripts, and yes, even a whale's tooth, as usual on Tuesday! [Image: Whale's tooth from the Boston College collection of John Boyle O'Reilly]

mikkibakken: Here and set up ! A few minutes to chill and we start !!! — attending Irish Music Fleadh at John Boyle O'Reilly Club

syzwinarhyme: 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

PhilGallagher17: Biography on the extraordinary life of John Boyle O’Reilly becomes an event

LiteraryRob: DEAD? this peerless man of men— Patriot, Poet, Citizen!— Dead? and ye weep where he lies Mute, with folded eyes! James Whitcomb Riley on the funeral of fellow poet John Boyle O'Reilly, August 13, 1890 --

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MandyJH_: 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

morrighans_f: Hope to see you in the fair city of Springfield, Massachusetts at the John Boyle O'Reilly Club’s Irish Fest on August 10th. Get your tickets today HERE:

ancywax: “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: Blessed are Pain, the smiter, And Sorrow, the uniter! For one afflicted lies— A symboled sacrifice.... On the death of Ulysses S Grant, July 23, 1883, his memoir, and a tribute poem by John Boyle O'Reilly --

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masslivenews: Tickets are now available for the John Boyle O’Reilly Club’s 21st annual Irish Music Festival in Springfield. Joshua Tree will headline the event.

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