Archive for December, 2013

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Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Happy New Year!  Happy 7th Anniversary!   We hope you had a Merry Christmas.  Janie Mac we’re seven!  This issue marks our 7th Anniversary.  The journey to date has been both surprising and gratifying.  From our group of great writers to our advertisers, we have been able to grow and expand because of the quality […]

What’s Going on This Weekend: from your Ohio Irish American News

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Friday: Samantha Fitzpatrick @ Hooley House Brooklyn BrentKirby@TheHarp JimmyO@FlatIron VelvetShake@PjMcIntyres Faction@WestParkStation @WalkingCane@Flannery’s ShiftyDrifters@IACES DonalOShaughnessy@Sully’s ITEX@HooleyHouse Mentor BrendanBurt@Mullarkeys @Kristine Jackson@Stampers Sat: UFC168@HooleyHouse Brooklyn @WalkingCane@TheHarp DonalOShaughnessy@FlatIron AbbeyNormal@PjMcIntyre’s BarFlys@Flannerys ThatIrishBand@Sully’s UFC168@HooleyHouse Mentor Donegal Doggs@Mullarkeys Gravity@Stampers  Sun: ThorPlatter@Treehouse @MarysLane@StoneMad Add Yours! If you don’t send ‘em, we can’t print ‘em “Follow me where I go, what I do and […]

Christmas Celebration – A Penny for the Wren

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

It is Christmas +1… A Penny for the Wren by John O’Brien, Jr. This is the last of the “30 Days of Christmas” blog series. Thank you for all your comments and perspectives, shared stories and memories rekindled. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and can continue the joy and appreciation, throughout the year. […]

It is Christmas … At Last

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

• ˚ •˛•˚ * 。 • ˚ ˚ ˛ ˚ ˛ • • ˚Merry★* 。 • ˚ ˚ ˛ ˚ ˛ • •。★Christmas!★ 。* • ˚。 ° 。 ° ˛˚˛ * _Π_____*。*˚ ˚ ˛ •˛•˚ */______/~\。˚ ˚ ˛ ˚ ˛ •˛• ˚ | 田田 |門| ˚ It is Christmas Day ~ One of my sisters […]

It is 1 Day Until Christmas … Shake the Bones

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

It is 1 Day Until Christmas by John O’Brien, Jr. • ˚ •˛•˚ * 。 • ˚ ˚ ˛ ˚ ˛ • • ˚Merry★* 。 • ˚ ˚ ˛ ˚ ˛ • •。★Christmas!★ 。* • ˚。 ° 。 ° ˛˚˛ * _Π_____*。*˚ ˚ ˛ •˛•˚ */______/~\。˚ ˚ ˛ ˚ ˛ •˛• ˚ | 田田 |門| […]

Festival on Water … A Story from the Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Festival on Water … A Story from the Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News By John O’Brien, Jr. In the cold Ohio winter, when the summer sun is hiding in your memory, much likes the ones of festivals, music, family and fun, what do you do? You take to the water, the warmth, […]

It is 2 Days Until Christmas … it is not too late to seek a better world

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

It is 2 Days Until Christmas by John O’Brien, Jr. It is 2 Days Until Christmas ~ Come my friends, it is not too late to seek a better world. – Tennyson Living in the moment isn’t hard to do ~ it is so easy that we often forget to do it. Being aware of […]

It is 3 Days Until Christmas … A Sign

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

It is 3 Days Until Christmas by John O’Brien, Jr. It is 3 Days Until Christmas ~ Being Irish and being Catholic, three has a significant presence on my life. The shamrock has three leaves. It is very prevalent in Ireland, but rare here, and considered lucky because of its rarity – kind of like […]

What’s Going on this weekend:

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

What’s Going on this Weekend? from your Ohio Irish American News Sat: FiorGael@TheHarp The New Barleycorn at PJ McIntyres Irish Pub Brigid’s Cross@HooleyHouseBrooklyn Flanagan’s Wake @PlayhouseSquare AmandaBarton&BillWard@Flannerys AthenRyLogan’s Irish Pub MarysLane@Sullys WiskeyCourage@HooleyHouseMentor Sun: ChestnutsRoastingonanOpenFire PartySTONE MAD PUB, RESTAURANT AND BOCCE w OhioCity Singers, Carriage Rides, More Marys LaneTreehouse Bar DanMcCoy Mullarkey’s Irish Pub Add Yours! […]

It is 4 Days Until Christmas … 4 Green Fields

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

It is 4 Days Until Christmas ~ Tommy Makem wrote more than 400 songs, the anthem, Four Green Fields, of course, as well as Gentle Annie, Winds of Morning, The Winds Are Singing Freedom and so many other iconic songs, songs that are sung where ever the Irish gather around the world. They are the […]