Archive for January, 2013

Out & About Ohio February Events:

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Out & About Ohio – February 2013 Brooklyn – Hooley House! 1st – School Girl Crush, 2nd – UFC 156, 8th – Abbey Normal, 9th – Big Ship, 15th – Carlos Jones, 22nd – Matt Johnson – Dueling Pianos, 23rd – UFC 157. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700. Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center 9th […]

February’s Fury; A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Thank you for all of your emails and comments about last month’s Editor’s Corner. The ripple effects of Sandy Hook have far to reach, before we see what results, what changes such a horrible tragedy has on America. Thank you for taking the time to email, to write or post, to stop me on the […]

Ray Kelly, Rest in Peace … January 9, 2013

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Ray Kelly, Rest in Peace … January 9, 2013 I’ve read the bios, and the memories of place People you touched with your always-smiling face How your voice reached across, oceans so wild And the wonder when you spoke, of your little child Of Green Cards and gravel and laughter late into the night Of […]

Needling: When I was 10, and in my prime …

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Needling By John O’Brien, Jr. When I was 10, and in my prime Before the pain of Rheumatoid, stole my mind I drank of life, as only a child could And if I could be that child again? I would When I was 20, I ran into a blind I had no idea, meds would […]

Do you have a St. Patrick’s Day Event or want to reach the Irish community?

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

There are over 176,000 people of Irish descent in Cuyahoga County, 450,000 living in Greater Cleveland, more than 1.4 million in Ohio. The impact and involvement of the Irish has shaped the state since its birth. There is no better return on your advertising investment to reach the Irish community than the Ohio Irish American […]


Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Pearls By John O’Brien, Jr. In Green, White and Orange; in Red, White and Blue, the symbols that own our heart, have many a hue There’s legacy in learning, in living under a dove There’s solace in sorrow, but there’s legacy in love Its easy to be melancholy, over 800 years Where all our wars […]

Are You a Rose? A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Northern Ohio Rose of Tralee Looking for 2013 Rose The Northern Ohio Rose Centre is accepting applications for its 2013 “Northern Ohio Rose”, who will be crowned at their “Selection Celebration.” This year’s weekend event includes three days of preliminary judging, judging and other events from April 19-21, 2013. The winner of the 2013 Northern […]

Apple Spiced Cake: Real Ireland by Rachel Gaffney, A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

I have yet to see bruised fruit displayed as a centerpiece in someone’s home. Yesterday my husband asked me if I was keeping rotten pears for a reason. They were not rotten, they were bruised. Bruised fruit is delicious fruit. Once I peeled them, the juicy flesh oozed between my fingers. Growing up, nothing ever […]

Last call for the Cruise …

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

We’re running put of room, but we want YOU, come cruisin’ with Joanie Cherish, Maura O’Connell, Mary Coogan, Frances Black Mary Black, Shay Black, Tommy Sands Eddi Reader, Don Stiffe Phil Cunningham Brigid’s Cross Liz Carroll, Guarenteed Irish, Donny Golden Cara Butler Jonathan Pilatzke, McLean Avenue, Dan Stacey, The Epic Ceili Band, The Blue Man […]

It is 60 Days to St. Pat’s

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

It is 60 days to St. Pat’s ~ Are you ready? What are you going to do? Advertise your events in the February and March issues of the Ohio Irish American News to reach the 1.4 million people of Irish descent, and their friends, and their friends … “Follow me where I go, what I […]