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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.

CogtongF: 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 ASHTAN ForSHLiveCorner

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.

MayflowerBrit: NEW BLOG: John Boyle O’Reilly - Rebel, Revolutionary + Mayflower Poet

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