Exploring Irish Heritage Worldwide: Building The New Wild Geese

A fundraiser to build a dynamic online community, along with a newly designed website, where the Irish worldwide can celebrate their history.
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$2,738USD
raised of $15,000 goal
18%
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This campaign started on Nov 11 and closed on December 11, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on December 11, 2012
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  • $10USD
    Be historic!

    Become part of TheWildGeese nominating process and put forward three historic Irish figures you feel worthy for the inaugural class of The Wild Geese Hall of Fame, coming in The (New) WildGeese. Plus, your photo along with that of an Irish ancestor in the WG Mosaic gracing the new site.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    10 claimed

  • $25USD
    Brooch or Tie Tack

    Choose your own Wild Geese Brooch or Tie Tack (Gold Plated) + Your photo, along with an esteemed ancestor's, in the WG Mosaic on new site.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    15 claimed

  • $50USD
    Music of the Irish + more

    A grabbag of three CDs, from our Irish musical partners: Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones, Fiddler Marie Reilly, Black 47, Cherish the Ladies, Ashley Davis, Belfast-based singer Grainne Holland, “Roses From the Heart” compilation, and recording artist Jed Marum PLUS a pack of shamrock seeds from WeGotIrish.com + one WG bumper sticker + 3 nods for The Wild Geese Hall of Fame + your pic and that of an Irish ancestor in our mosaic. (Shipping and Handling: USA add $8 and Intl add $15)

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    9 out of 30 claimed

  • $60USD
    Irish in America

    One year subscription to Irish America magazine + the 4-color, 58-page catalog from newly launched Ireland's Great Hunger Museum + your photo in the WG mosaic

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    3 out of 40 claimed

  • $75USD
    Recalling Irish Folkways

    Turtle Bunbury's "Vanishing Ireland" was short-listed for Eason's Irish Published Book of the Year Award 2007. "Bitter Wind" by Joe McGowan, is an account of Irish country life + Your photo in the WG Mosaic on new site.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    6 out of 10 claimed

  • $125USD
    Become Official

    The Certificate of Irish Heritage, from the Government of Ireland, provides official recognition to people of Irish ancestry across the world + Tie Tack or Brooch + Your photo in the WG Mosaic on new site

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    4 out of 15 claimed

  • $200USD
    Longest March + GAA jersey

    Quinnipiac University Press' epic “Celebrating 250 Years of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade” and Father Sean McManus book, "My American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland” + The GAA Store football jersey (any county) + Your photo in the WG Mosaic on new site

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    2 out of 15 claimed

  • $250USD
    Uncovering Your Irish Past

    A genealogy assessment from Irish-based genealogy consultants Helen Kelly or Nicola Morris + "1916 Seachtar Na Casca," a 7-episode, 4-DVD set about the 7 signatories of Ireland's Declaration of Independence, from Abu Media + a historical DVD from Irish Music Mail + your photo, and your Irish ancestors', in the WG mosaic.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    0 out of 8 claimed

  • $425USD
    Rince Ceol + Your Own Seanchaí

    Scholarship to Catskills Irish Arts Week in July 2013. Learn the basics or enhance dance and music skills with an Irish village vibe. Includes admission to lectures, ‘superstar’ concerts and daily ceilithe* PLUS a Command performance at YOUR venue by Jim Hawkins, Irish Storyteller extraordinaire* + A pair of WG drinking glasses + A pack of shamrock seeds from WeGotIrish.com + 3 nods for The Wild Geese Hall of Fame + Your pic and that of a particularly beloved Irish ancestor in our mosaic.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $525USD
    Know Thy Place+Ancestor’s Face

    Get the lowdown on your ancestor’s townland with custom research from the crew at Cork-based Know Thy Place PLUS A sketch of your ancestor by artist (our own version of Jack Yeats) Maryann Tracy + A print (24”x33”) of legendary landscape artist Edmund Sullivan’s "Next Parish, America" + WG women’s or men’s hoodie + A pack of shamrock seeds from WeGotIrish.com + 3 nods for The Wild Geese Hall of Fame + Your pic and that of a particularly beloved Irish ancestor in our mosaic.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $999USD
    Become a Founding Funder!

    Inclusion in Founding Funders sketch. Be enshrined in New WG site forever. (Receive a framed print. One lucky funder will receive the original!) by artist John A. Walsh + 1-year of free advertising on New WG + 1916 Easter Proclamation print, courtesy of An Lar TV + Arthur S. Mattson’s illustrated hardcover “Water and Ice” + WG baseball cap + WG brooch/tie tack + Pack of shamrock seeds + 3 nods for The Wild Geese Hall of Fame + Your pic and a beloved Irish ancestor in WG mosaic.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    0 out of 6 claimed

  • $1,999USD
    March with the Brigade

    March With The Civil War Irish Brigade in New York’s 252nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, to cheers of a million along the 35-block route, in the ranks, in your own new uniform, under arms + Saturday night in a deluxe midtown hotel + The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers and Heroes’ Irish Whiskey Collection + brunch at Molly’s Shebeen + inclusion in Founding Funders sketch + WG golf shirt + Easter Proclamation + WG brooch / tie tack + shamrock seeds from WeGotIrish.com + “Be Historic” benefits

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    0 out of 2 claimed

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