Archive for July, 2012

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue: A Letter from Ireland – The Williamite war

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

A LETTER FROM IRELAND…Cathal Liam All hail the Glorious Revolution, aka The Williamite War, of 1688-1691. Sure, July is the month for celebrating. The 12th is the day for parading, bonfiring, wearing your orange sash, beating the Lambeg [Irish] drum and maybe your Catholic neighbour, if you’re so inclined. [Sorry…I couldn’t resist the gibe…please forgive.] […]

Ohio Irish American News: A Story from this Month’s Issue: Terry from Derry ~ Mind the Gap!

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Terry From Derry:  Mind the gap The May trip to Ireland was, I believe, a success.  With twenty-four people, we began our adventure in Dublin and headed North to Derry/Donegal.  But rather than simply rehash the itinerary you can read more on my blog of the trip. http://www.irishamericannews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3327:boyle-in-ireland-today&catid=163:iblogs&Itemid=420 While our trek aimed to explore many […]

ROAD TRIP! 25th Annual Dublin Irish Fest Next Weekend

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Very Excited to be signing my books “Festival Legends: Songs & Stories” and “First Generation”, at the 25th Annual Dublin Irish Festival next weekend. I will be performing “At Each End of the Rifle” all weekend as well. At Each End of the Rifle: From throughout mankind’s history, brothers and neighbors have fought; wars of […]

Ohio Irish American News ~ A Story from this Month’s Issue: Commemorating 1916 in 2016?

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Commemorating 1916 in 2016? By Niamh O’Sullivan, Dublin Ireland I write this on 3 May, 2012: ninety six years to the day since the dawn execution by British forces in Kilmainham Prison of Patrick Pearse, Thomas Clarke, and Thomas MacDonagh, in the aftermath of the Easter Rising, 1916. Only four years left then, in the […]

Ohio Irish American News ~ A Story from this Month’s Issue: Owens Sports

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Owens Sports The Irish Olympic Team The Summer Olympics are right around the corner and with it are Irish hopes of a medal or two. An Irishman or woman can become a household name and a national hero with a podium finish, never mind an actual gold. A team representing Ireland has been present at […]

We’re All Off to Dublin, in the green, in the green…

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Looking forward to performing At Each End of the Rifle at the 25th Annual Dublin Irish Fest and signing my books: Friday August 3rd 7:00 p.m., Saturday August 4th 1:00 p.m. and Sunday August 5th 4:00 p.m.

Ohio Irish American News ~ Out & About Ohio July Events

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Out & About Ohio – July 2012 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 / Sat Art Classes / Children’s Sat, Adult Tues Irish Dance Classes. Irish Heritage Center 3905 Eastern Avenue 513.533.0100, www.irishcenterofcincinnati.com. The Harp 4th […]