|Serviendo Guberno: O'Rourkes In Service|
|Since the demise of the Gaelic order O'Rourkes have continued to follow the proud tradition of serving their nation as soldiers, priests, teachers, civil servants and firefighters. From the Civil War to the World Trade Center, O'Rourkes have shared in the anguish and given their lives in following the path of duty and honor.|
BUY An Irish Odyssey- A History of the Family of O'Rourke by Stephen Vincent O'Rourke -
A detailed account of the history surrounding the O'Rourke surname.. If your surname is O'Rourke or one of its' variant spellings or if you are friends with an O'Rourke, you owe it to yourself to buy this unique book. Written, researched and edited by Irish-American Stephen Vincent O'Rourke, this book is the first history of the family written by one of it's own
.Higginson Books of Salem, MA is offering this title on a print-to order book as a softcover ($24.50) or hardcover ($36.50). To place an order simply click on the link above, scroll down to item MP00125, and add it to your shopping cart. Both versions are in large format (8 1/2 by 11).
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Historical O'Rourke Trivia-
Did you know that some 545 soldiers named Rourke and O'Rourke served in the American Civil War (1861-1865).
Of these 104 served the Confederacy, while 441 served on the side of the Union (source: ancestry.com)