Archive for October, 2008

An Irish Halloween – Meaning & History

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

An Irish Halloween Twas the banshee’s lonely wailing Well I knew the voice of death, On the night wind slowly sailing, O’er the bleak and gloomy heath. A lot of people don’t realize it, but Banshees are not the bringers of death, but rather the speakers for the soon to be dead. They sing of […]

New Concerts and Shows

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

November: The Ohio Irish American News and Beachland Ballroom Presents: November 12th Enter the Haggis November 26th – The Prodigals The Ohio Irish American News is proud to team with Beachland Ballroom to bring fantastic Celtic music to Cleveland in November. Toronto’s Enter the Haggis is a rockin’ band diversely influenced by seminal groups ranging […]

Cherish the Ladies in Dayton

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

An Irish Homecoming is a truly special night of unforgettable treats for Irish and Scottish music fans, a traveling mini-festival revue presenting the best of traditional and contemporary Celtic music. The lineup includes the great Irish-American all-female band Cherish the Ladies, longtime Cityfolk favorites led by Grammy-winning flute and whistle player Joanie Madden; outstanding traditionally […]

October Events

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Misc: New Ireland Blog The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mosaic Ireland, in association with the International Community Council and has started a new blog all about Ireland – news, history, blurb, events, issues and discussion. Please visit often and contribute whenever you have something to say – Let mainstream papers know the Irish are active […]