Archive for November, 2011

25 Days until Christmas …

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

It is 25 days until Christmas – On December 25th, my Irish twin was born. She is the Martha Stewart of WestPark, with her kids, and all the kids, that live in the neighborhood. I admire her, I love her. Boy, did I made out THAT Christmas! “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love […]

Out & About Ohio December Events Not to Be Missed

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Out & About Ohio – December 2011 Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center Library by appointment/ Genealogy for members. Tea Room by reservation. Irish Language Classes, Tuesdays 7:00 / Irish History Classes, Thursdays 6:30 P.M./ Saturday Art Classes / Children’s Saturday, Adult Tuesday Irish Dance Classes. Irish Heritage Center 3905 Eastern Avenue 513.533.0100, Cleveland -The […]

26 Days ‘Till Christmas

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

It is 26 days until Christmas ~ Our family started out with two Irish Immigrants: Mom, from Montreal, Canada, & Dad, from near Athlone, Co Roscommon, Ireland. Their four children grew up without relations near, but we have made up for that! Love hoe close my 17 nieces and nephews are with their cousins, and […]

Days till Christmas

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

It is 30 days till Christmas ~ I am grateful for 30 years of Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival It is 29 days till Christmas, I am grateful for all the friendships we have made, over the 29 years of the festival, so far! It is 28 days until Christmas – I am grateful for the […]

Happy Anniversary

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

The January issue of the Ohio Irish American News is now under construction. This is our 61st issue – our 5th Anniversary. Five years flew faster than we could have ever imagined. New columnists, new features and new markets have all joined the OhIAN since we launched five years ago, and more waits in the […]

First Generation World Tour 2011! What Happens in Chicago …

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

What a whirlwind, What happens in Chicago… got caught on camera! My new book, First Generation, came in on Wednesday. Good timing, as I had a book signing in Chicago on Saturday at Irish Books, Arts & Music (iBAM) Showcase. Thanks to Mark Owens, I got a great rate on a rental, and took off […]

Finally, It Arrives

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

My new book, First Generation, finally arrived today. It looks great. A gathering of of my favorite poems that I have written, they cover a variety of topics, but each was written on or at an impactful moment or event that shaped me. The 69 poems are broken into 6 chapters: Love Ireland; Music to […]

Congrats to local lawyers with national impact

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Congratulations to Tim Collins, Tom Scanlon and Honorable Judge Terrence O’Donnell on their selection as Irish Voice 2011 Irish Legal 100! The Legal 100 is recognition for prominent Irish-American lawyers doing great work.

November Letter from the Editor

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Tho Summer is my favorite time of the year, Fall is the prettiest. The cold turn is tempered by the warmth of Thanksgiving, and a blink later, Christmas. Earth’s rainbow seems to explode on us with the colors of changing leaves, crops and Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Summer flies, winter creeps, but I love the […]

Out & About Ohio November Events

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Out & About Ohio – November 2011 Bellvile – Highlands of Ohio Al Petteway and Amy White in Concert 21st – 7:30pm, All Souls UU Church, 25 Church St., Bellville, OH 44813 $12 advance/$15 day of. 480 Edgewood Road, Mansfield, OH 44907 419-522-5058 Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center 12th – Green Tie Affair […]