Archive for November, 2013

What’s going on this weekend?

Friday, November 29th, 2013

John O’Brien What’s going on this weekend? Ohio Irish American News Thanksgiving every weekend, and all year long: Friday: Cruisin@Stampers Bar, Mossy Moran@MollyMalonesKY., Marys Lane@The Hooley House – Brooklyn, Kristine Jackson@The Harp, Donal OShaughnessy@Flat Iron Cafe, StonePony@Pj McIntyre’s, MySisterSarah@West Park Station, Brent Kirby@Flannery’s Pub, DonegalDoggs@Irish American Club East Side, Inc, DuelingPianos@The Hooley House, PatShepherd@John Mullarkey’s […]

Real Ireland: Spiced Pumpkin Soup – A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Real Ireland: Spiced Pumpkin Soup Ingredients: 2 pumpkins, halved & baked 3 Tablespoons oil 2 medium yellow onions 6 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream freshly grated nutmeg 1 tsp granulated sugar (to caramelize the onions) 1 jalapeno, seeded & chopped salt & pepper Topping/Garnish: Freshly grated Kerrygold Skellig or Aged Cheddar Cheese. […]

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

Monday, November 25th, 2013

A LETTER FROM IRELAND by Cathal Liam “I only drink on two occasions…when I’m thirsty and when I’m not.” These were the infamous words once attributed to the legendary Irish dramatist and patriotic rebel Brendan Behan. Later, as that same famed Irish raconteur began a visit to North America, he proudly stated, while having a […]

7th Year Closes; Just getting started (83 photos) Ohio Irish American News

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Breathe; The 2013 Publication Year for the Ohio Irish American News has now closed, December has gone to print! We end our 7th year the very same way we began in January 2007, with a look back, and paying it forward; a Very Merry Christmas issue indeed. “Follow me where I go, what I do […]

What’s going on tonight? Great events from the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

What’s going on 2Nite: CandleLightWalk Medina, Ohio then Marys LaneSully’s Irish Pub, Colin Dussault @ Pj McIntyre’s, BreakfastClub @ The Hooley House – Brooklyn, GsHarper @ The Harp, Swagg @ West Park Station, The New Barleycorn @ Flannery’s Pub, JukeboxHeroes @ The Hooley House, Mossy Moran @ John Mullarkey’s, Ladies of Longford @ Shamrock Rovers […]

Blowin’ In: A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Blowin’ In: The Bean Counter By Susan Mangan I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree . . . Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee . . . (From The Lake Isle of Innisfree, by William Butler Yeats) My husband is a bean-counter: literally and metaphorically. As young […]

The Evolution of Cleveland GAA ~ Owens Sports: A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The Evolution of Cleveland GAA: Owens Sports By Mark Owens GAA – North American County Board: I have written quite a bit about the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) here in America, Offically known as the North American County Board (NACB). Before I go any further, I must thank in advance John O’Brien Sr. for his […]

Once: From The Big Screen to the Broadway Stage, A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Now, in Cleveland: From The Big Screen to the Broadway Stage How the Academy Award-winning indie film sensation Once was transformed into the 8-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In 2007, the charming, off-beat Irish film Once opened to glowing reviews and quickly developed a fervent following. The touching, lyrical musical tells the story of two […]

Illuminations: The Tommy Gun, A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Illuminations: Rattle of a Thompson Gun By: J. Michael Finn Most people are familiar with the Thompson submachine gun from watching old gangster movies. The weapon was a favorite of Chicago gangsters during the Prohibition era. Few are familiar with the iconic weapon’s Irish and Irish-American connections and how it arrived in Ireland before hitting […]

A funny …

Friday, November 15th, 2013

This priest is giving a sermon one Sunday, but he can’t help noticing how one of his long time parishioners is sniffling quietly in the back. After mass he waits by the door until she comes out, last. “What’s wrong Mary, why are you crying?” “Oh Father, ‘Tis an awful thing. My Sean passed away […]