Archive for March, 2006

Irish Activities in Cleveland – April

Friday, March 31st, 2006

Brigid’s Cross: Apr 1 2006 9:00P THE FLAT IRON CAFE CLEVELAND, OH Apr 8 2006 9:00P THE FLAT IRON CAFE CLEVELAND, OH Apr 15 2006 9:00P THE FLAT IRON CAFE CLEVELAND, OH Apr 22 2006 9:00P THE FLAT IRON CAFE CLEVELAND, OH Apr 27 2006 9:00P CASEY’S BAR LAKEWOOD, OH Apr 29 2006 9:00P THE […]

Rain is

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Rain is by John O’Brien, Jr. Rain is as soft as silk As soft as your skin Working away the edges Of mountains, of stress While upping the levels of Rheumatoid induced pain Rinsing away, adding a layer It helps the hurt of my mind But hurts the ache of my body Picnics cancelled As […]

Spring Forward – Only

Friday, March 24th, 2006

Spring Forward Only I smell spring in the air, in this mildest of winters A new beginning, a new start, flowering Of life – and lives – just waiting for their time to shine Full of promise, experience, better parameters; of happiness, success, meaning The cleansing baptism of life, renewed, by choice. Fine tuned to […]

On this day in History

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

March 16th, 1904 – 22 year old James Joyce awarded a Bronze medal at a singing competition in Dublin.  He thought so little of  the award that he threw the medal in to the River Liffey.

Irish Displays in City Hall

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

New Mayor Frank Jackson invited us to display some of our exhibits from Cleveland’s Irish Cultural Festival’s Celtic Heritage Hall in the Rotunda area of City Hall in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.  The displays Irish Immigrants to Cleveland, St. Brendan the Navigator, Folklore of Ireland, Religions of Ireland, Top 100 Irish-Americans and Who Really […]

Update on book

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

Well, finally the galleys arrived yesterday.  You think when you send in the final submission, that it is as perfect as you can make it.  Then, 6 weeks later, you get the galleys and find a bunch of things; errors on my part and errors on the printers part.  So I sent the corrected galleys […]

How to get others to join and add to your blog?

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Looking for ideas, as this is all new. Any ideas would be welcome.John

Great Music coming to Cleveland

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Week of St. Patrick’s Day: Tuesday – Grada @ the WSIA Wednesday – Whole Shebang @ Stampers Barleycorn @ Brendan O’Neills Thursday – Barleycorn @ Rockcliff Brigid’s Cross @ Casey’s Bar (LKWD) Hothouse Flowers @ House of Blues Francis Quinn @ The Harp Friday – Saw Doctors @ the Agora Barleycorn @ Nightown (2 shows, […]

New Additions to the Festival Lineup

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Hi All Cleveland’s Irish Cultural Festival Fans, We have added a few wonderful new acts to the festival lineup. David Munnelly Band, direct from Ireland, will be appearing at the festival for the first time. If you didn’t see them at the House of Blues a few months back, you are in for a treat. […]

Internet celebrates 15th Birthday

Monday, March 6th, 2006

Did you know that the internet celebrates its 15th Birthday this year? Despite Al Gore’s claim that he founded the Internet, it was actually founded by Tim Berbers-Lee, initially as a way to organize his own files, then expanded to organize and link all files, worldwide. Happy Birthday! John