Archive for May, 2012

Oh HAPPY Day …

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Ladies & Gents, it is time to start festifying -Hear ye, Hear ye .. the 6th Annual Ohio Irish American News Festival Focus issue hits the streets tomorrow ~ there is going to be some singing and some dancing and some carrying on!

Sunday Nite: an evening of wit & wisdom, humor & prose, tales & occasional truths with Cleveland’s own favorite Irish authors:

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

Please join us SUNDAY EVENING for an evening of wit & wisdom, humor & prose, tales & occasional truths with Cleveland’s own favorite Irish authors: Dan Coughlin, Michael Heaton, John O’Brien, Jr and George Condon. Sunday May 27th, West Side Irish American Club (20 minutes west of downtown Cleveland, 2 miles off 480 & Stearns). 6:00 […]

What’s going on 2Nite?

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

What’s going on 2Nite? Brent Kirby @The Harp, Carlos JonesPj McIntyre’s, Wasted at the Wake Irish American Club East Side, Inc, Scully @Sullys Irish Pub (Medina), Matt Johnson@ Hooley House, Brendan Burt John Mullarkey’s, Add Yours:

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival is in the Summer Fest Guide, out today!

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

heck it out:  http://bit.ly/JSii0t

The Keane Machine is Coming to Cleveland – June 2nd – West; June 3rd – East

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue: Illuminations: Moya Llewelyn-Davies

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Illuminations: Moya Llewelyn-Davies By:  J. Michael Finn Moya Llewelyn-Davies was one of several women reputed to have had affairs with Michael Collins. Like many events in the life of the legend, there is some dispute over whether the affair actual occurred.  A great deal of Moya’s life remains a mystery. Moya was born Mary Elizabeth […]

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue: Guest Column, Home on the Road

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

FINDING HOME ON THE ROAD By: Damien Fox In the southwest of Ireland, unbridled Atlantic waves crash upon a picturesque County Clare coastline. Surrounded by rolling hills and lush green meadows, the West Clare landscape delivers well in favor of Ireland’s renowned “forty shades of green”. A few kilometers from that Atlantic coast lie two […]

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue: A Letter from Ireland

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

A LETTER FROM IRELAND…Cathal Liam Like the proverbial phoenix, I’ve risen from the ashes of knee-replacement surgery. But I must say, the process was a divil for six weeks. I’m still dealing with physical therapy and some residual pain as I slowly regain knee flexion. Nevertheless, I’m glad to say the worst is over. Thanks […]

OBA guest post: Learning, Through Watching My Pop Run | poise in parma www.poiseinparma.com

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

THE BLOG SWAP CONTINUES! After some other logistical difficulties in yesterday’s Ohio Blogging Association‘s Blog Swap (geez, who organized this thing?!), I offered fellow Cleveland blogger John at Songs and Stories the opportunity to share his post here on my blog today. I thank him for thinking quick on his feet and being flexible as […]

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue: The Dogs of Ireland

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

The Dogs of Ireland – Glen of Imaal Terrier by Ray Cavanaugh The Glen of Imaal Terrier is a spunky dog hailing from the Glen if Imaal, in the Wicklow Mountains. It came from the Elizabethan era, when German mercenaries brought Dachshund-type dogs with them on their quest to quell Irish uprisings. These Dachshund-type dogs […]