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Monsignor Lawrence E. Giblin Division One
Broome County, NY

​​Ed Evans' corner

Last Month's Trivia: The Titanic was built in which Irish city?  

Answer: The Titanic was built at the Harland and Wolff Shipyards inBelfast in Northern Ireland in 1912. It was 882 feet long and had a gross tonnage of 45,000 ton.

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This Month's Trivia: Who said in 1934, on the question of emigration, “No longer shall our children, like our cattle, be brought up for export? 


History:  St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17, the day on which St. Patrick died in 461 c.e.
The first celebration of the holiday in the United States took place in Boston in 1737. Today the largest St. Patrick’s Day parade is in New York city, where more than 150,000 marchers wear the
green.
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                                                                                  Language

English: We would like a table by the window. Are vegetables included?

Irish: Ba mhaith linn bord in aice na fuinneoige. An bhfuil glasrai san aireamh?
Pronunciation: Buh wah linn bord in ay kye na fwinyowgeh. Un will glossree san ire iv?   

 

Have a happy holy New Year to all, God Bless.

Ed & Gloria