Archive for September, 2013

Real Ireland: A Taste of Cavan A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Real Ireland: A Taste of Cavan I walked into the food hall marquee at the Cavan Institute in Cavan town to the aroma of sausages. The food hall was full to the brim with people sampling locally produced ice cream, farmhouse cheeses, rhubarb jams, gooseberry spiced jams, black puddings, cider and chocolates. November 2012 had […]

What’s the History of The Irish National Flag? A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

An Bhratach Náisiúnta – The National Flag By: J. Michael Finn All countries have a national flag. In most cases, the flags are symbolic and meaningful of some life-changing event to the particular country. Our own Stars and Stripes represent both our present country (a star for each state in the Union) and our past […]

What’s Going on today? Out & About Ohio from the Ohio Irish American News:

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

  Ingenuity Fest all day, Cleveland Rovers Rugby @Impett 1 pm UFC 165 The Hooley House – Brooklyn Kristine Jackson The Harp AbbeyNormal Pj McIntyre’s MySisterSarah & 7th Anniversary Bash West Park Station HighStrungIrishBandSully’s Irish Pub UFC165 The Hooley House OneMore Pint @JohnMullarkeys VinegarHill @ShamrockClub BastardBeardedIrishmen @Hooligans PiB @The New Barleycorn Flannery’s Pub Add Yours! […]

Engaging the Diaspora; The Next Generation: A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Engaging the Diaspora: The Next Generation by James J. Lamb, Honorary Consul of Ireland Let me start by asking a few questions. As Irish Americans, what is our relationship, as individuals and as an ethnic community, with that place we love – Ireland? What should it be? What should we expect from each other? And […]

Great Lakes Pipe Band’s Big Place: A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Great Lakes Pipe Band finishes 2nd at North American Bagpipe Championships by Barry Conway Great Lakes Pipe Band finished second in Grade 2 at the North American Bagpipe Championships, held in Maxville, Ontario. The North American Championships is the largest Highland Games in North America, attracting fifty-five bands and almost 1500 competitors from all over […]

Irish Music Bridges and Remnants

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Irish Music Bridges and Remnants by John O’Brien, Jr. Remnants of an old dock are set deep in the water, symbols of the strength of the past, at times ravaged, but still unbowed in the foundation. Shaded by low hanging mist, uneven, almost jagged spikes of timber are all that remain, sharp edges rubbed smooth […]