Archive for April, 2013

Here Comes the May Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Here Comes May Issue … featuring 2013 Northern Ohio Rose of Tralee Kelsey Higgins, with photo by Brendan Carr, plus stories on, Rachel Gaffney’s Real Ireland Crying Cockles & Mussels, Ireland in 100 Objects, A Letter from Ireland, Illuminations: The Potato, Owens Sports, Festival Musicians Crossword Puzzle, Rugby Rocks the U.S.A., My Bagpipe Addiction, Book […]

It is 80 Days until the 31st Annual Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

It is 80 Days till the 31st Annual Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival July 19-21, 2013 Berea Fairgrounds Featuring: Mary Black Ronan Tynan High Kings Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul Scythian Cherish the Ladies McLean Avenue Seven Nations Marys Lane New Barleycorn Brigid’s Cross Malachy Cush Dennis Doyle Donal O’Shaughnessy Dermot Henry Patrick O’Sullivan Guaranteed Irish […]

Need your Irish Fest Fix? Here we go …

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Need your Irish Festival Fix? Join me at the Scranton Celtic Fest May 18 & 19 – The Blaggards, Dady Brothers, Derek Warfield & the Young Wolfe Tones, Kilmaine Saints, Seamus Kennedy, Timlin & Kane and more. I’ll be performing At Each End of the Rifle, and my new monologue, Songs & Stories: An Irish […]

Irish Network Cleveland Launches: ~ A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Irish Network Cleveland Launches: ~ Join the Team By Séamus O Cadhain Irish, Irish-Americans, and Friends of Ireland throughout the Cleveland area came together for St. Patrick’s Day, as they have for more than 146 years. In that period of time, countless families migrated over from the Emerald Isle for opportunity in the Greater Cleveland […]

Irish Network Cleveland Launches: ~ A Story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News:

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Irish Network Cleveland Launches: ~ Join the Team By Séamus O Cadhain Irish, Irish-Americans, and Friends of Ireland throughout the Cleveland area came together for St. Patrick’s Day, as they have for more than 146 years. In that period of time, countless families migrated over from the Emerald Isle for opportunity in the Greater Cleveland […]

Terrible Beauty ~ A Story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News:

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Terry from Derry: Terrible Beauty Something that continues to disconcert me is why we constantly strive for satisfaction when it seems so elusive. We move from one thing in life to another longing to be content, but restless when that same contentment threatens to become mundane. I’m not sure everyone feels this way; maybe it’s […]

The Heart of the Issue: Plank Road Tavern ~ A Story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News:

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Heart of the Issue: Plank Road Tavern Plank Road Tavern 16719 Detroit Avenue Lakewood, Ohio 44107 (website under construction) M – F: 3:00 pm – 2:30 am Sa – Su: 11:00 am – 2:30 am Proprietors: Kevin Pap & Family, Pat McGinty, John Davie Plank Road Tavern is old school in values. Great company, great […]

Blowin’ In: Homage to the Middlle ~ A Story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News:

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Blowin’ In: Homage to the Middle By Susan Mangan When my oldest son was born, he did not waste time with a prolonged labor. So anxious was he to get on with the act of living, that the doctor barely had time to catch him as he came flying out, in media res, into the […]

And the Winner is ….

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 Northern Ohio Rose of Tralee, Kelsey Higgins. On to Ireland for the Finals!

Football – The Granny Rule and the Irish National Team – A Story from this Month’s Issue: Ohio Irish American News:

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Owens Sports It has not been unusual for a non-Irish born player to pull on the green jersey and line out for the Republic of Ireland in an international match against the likes of Brazil, Germany and England. Players such as Ray Houghton and John Aldridge quickly established themselves as Irish folk heroes and subjects […]