Archive for March, 2012

Letter from the Editor April on the Setting Sun

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

There are records to be made, and records to be broken, but this year, the records seem to be falling at a, well, record pace.  The 145th Annual Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade lit up Cleveland on St. Patrick’s Day.   It is the nation’s 3rd oldest, 5th largest parade, and the temp hit a high […]

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue – Away to the World’s!

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Good luck to all those competing in the World Championship of Irish Dance MARCH 31ST – APRIL 8TH in Ireland Ann Marie Profeta is the youngest of three children. Born October 14, 1992 to Kathleen (Carney) and Michael Profeta, Ann Marie is Granddaughter of Bill and Ann Carney. Bill is a first generation Irish-American. Bill’s […]

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue – Ireland Before Patrick

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Ireland Before Patrick By: J. Michael Finn We all know that St. Patrick, whose feast day we honor this month, arrived in Ireland roughly around 433 AD. We also know with some certainty that Christianity was already present in Ireland before the arrival of Patrick. What was Ireland like before Patrick’s arrival? Prior to Patrick […]

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue – Blowin In: an Aran Knit

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue – Blowin In: an Aran Knit By Susan Mangan Every St. Patrick’s Day my mother would boil a brisket of corned beef and cabbage. Each year I looked forward to savoring the tender meat and the unique tang of the peppercorn and clove brine. It […]

30th Annual Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival new website update

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival website http://www.clevelandirish.org is updated with the 2012 lineup. 2012 will be our 30th Anniversary. So many memories, so many to be created

So What Do/Did You Do on St. Pat’s?

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

I get asked some version of that question leading up to, and immediately after St. Patrick’s Day, every year. My involvement in the Irish community as Co-Founder and Publisher of the Ohio Irish American News, as Assistant Director of Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival, serving on a few boards and having membership in more than a […]

Guest Blogging on Cleveland City Living: The Lion in March

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The Lion in March Happy Post St. Patrick’s Day Clevelanders! Were you one of the 500,000 people who ventured Downtown to celebrate? I was, and I can assure you it was a blast! The beautiful weather coupled with the waves of green made for a great afternoon. Below I have a guest post from reader […]

I am a Lion in March ~ Honored to be a guest blogger today on Cleveland City Living

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Honored to be a guest blogger today on Cleveland City Living @CLECityLiving. Would be honored if you would Check it out & please give your feedback: http://clevelandcityliving.blogspot.com/2012/03/lion-in-march.html

So, its THE WEEK ~ you might ask, what’s going on?

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Out & About Ohio – March 2012 Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center 17th – Starting after the parade, An exciting variety of Irish Entertainment; Traditional Irish Music, Sing Songs, Irish Dancers, Singers, Harpists, Fiddlers, Story Tellers, Visits from Annie Moore, Molly Malone, St Patrick, Food, Irish Art Exhibit, Irish Museum Exhibition, Irish Thatched Cottage. Library […]

Happy Birthday, Six Years of Blogging

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Six years ago today, I launched my website with my first book, and started this blog. It has ebbed and flowed, as health and opportunity took turns punching their way to the forefront. The good guy is winning. Check it out when ever you want a different read, and tell your friends. Follow me, where […]