Archive for July, 2013

A Letter from the Editor: August issue of the Ohio Irish American News is out.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

“I walked the hills, when rain was falling. Heard a stranger call me friend. Every time, my mind was troubled, found a smile, around the bend.” … Tommy Makem We have been shouting out the good news of the GAA Finals coming to Cleveland this Labor Day Weekend. 111 teams from across the US, Canada […]

We’re all off to Dublin, in the green, in the green

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

I am not a singer, tho I know all the auld songs; I am not a musician, tho chords and frets have danced from the fingers of my mind; I am a fest organizer and a presenter; I know audience response determines whether doors open, or close. Please stop by The Spoken Word Tent at […]

Read to get your Irish on, Again?

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Ready for a little August issue of the Ohio Irish American News? Issue #80 Hits the streets Thursday, featuring Gaa Cleveland and the Games, plus stories on Castles & Pirate Queen’s; The Snail & Irish History; The Dunamore Workhouse; Festival Songs; Puttin on the Glitz; The 9-1-1 Garden of Remembrance in Ireland; The Pipe Band […]

What’s Going on 2Nite?

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Whats on 2Nite? Marys Lane The Hooley House – Brooklyn, JoeRollinPorter @FlatIron, DJMcKidd Pj McIntyre’s Etiquitte West Park Station HH, BarFlys Flannery’s Pub. DonegalDoggs Sully’s Irish Pub, CarlosJones The Hooley House, BrendanBurtBand John Mullarkey’s. Add yours!

July Milestones and Editor’s Corner

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Editor’s Corner & Milestones: Cleveland is a city of immigrants, yours, neighbors and mine. So much has been going on in the Rock-n-Roll Capitol that it harkens back to the days when Cleveland was the 10th largest city in the U.S., built by immigrants from every nation of the world. There were one or two […]

The Irish American Journey

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

The Irish story is an epic one of immigration, & success. Delighted to be presenting The Irish American Journey at Dublin Irish Festival Spoken Word Tent this year, and signing my books too. We’re all off to Dublin in the Green, in the green … Will I see you?

a new poem: Needling

Thursday, July 4th, 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 […]