Michael Burke’s 9/11 Memorial Jersey Project Pushing for the €10,000 Mark

Michael Burke’s 9/11 Memorial Jersey Project Pushing for the €10,000 Mark

A Bronx, New York born, Castleisland resident with strong Sligo connections played an active part in the rescue effort in the days immediately after the horrific twin towers attack in New York on September 11th 2001. Michael Burke has been living in Castleisland since late 2005. At the end of last August as the 19th…

Madness of September 11-2001 Through the Eyes of Children

Madness of September 11-2001 Through the Eyes of Children

A handful of days after that dreadful September 11th 2001, Emmet Moloney – a deputy editor of The Kerryman at the time rang me – for a chat about ideas for a vox pop for the most pressing issue of the paper at the time. I asked him to leave it with me as I…