Archive for October, 2014

An Irish Halloween

Friday, October 31st, 2014

An Irish Halloween: Banshees are not the bringers of death, but rather the speakers for the soon to be dead. They sing of the deeds done by the soon to be departed, but to mortal ears, only the keening wail is heard. She is solitary faire woman, mourning and forewarning those only of the best […]

Out & About Ohio this weekend, from your Ohio Irish American News

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Out & About Ohio October 2014, from your Ohio Irish American News Brooklyn – The Hooley House – Brooklyn! 24th – Faction, 31st – Hooleyween party w Top Dog. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700. 1FunPub.com Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati 11/1 – Green Tie Affair: Dinner, Music, Dance, Song, Whiskey, Wine tasting […]

Ireland’s Past & Present: Don’t Forget Us; from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Ireland Past & Present: Don’t Forget Us by Niamh O’Sullivan My contribution this month is a selection of memories examining my sense of ease with the large number of artefacts contained in the Kilmainham Collection; it developed simply because of the length of time I worked in that museum. Ultimately, those artefacts narrate the same […]

100 Things to Do, the rest of this Month, via Ohio Irish American News

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Out & About Ohio October 2014 Brooklyn – Hooley House! 17th- Samantha Fitzpatrick Band, 24th – Faction, 31st – Hooleyween party w Top Dog. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700. 1FunPub.com Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center 18th – Dingle House Party in the Pub w Gerry O’Beirne. 11/1 – Green Tie Affair: Dinner, Music, Dance, Song, […]

Living with Lardie: A Story from this Months issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Living with Lardie: Halloween’s Coolest Kids by Richard Lardie Halloween was a special time to be twelve years old, especially if you lived in Bratenahl. It was like a Norman Rockwell village in the 1950s. Tree lined quiet streets, manicured lawns, mansions, single-family homes and doubles, all combining to make it an idyllic lifestyle. The […]

Owens Sports; A story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News: Hurling

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Owens Sports by Mark Owens Hurling I recently had the opportunity to watch the game of Hurling with a group of visitors to Cleveland who had only heard of Gaelic Games but had become intrigued by ‘that game you play with a stick’. I spent a good bit of time explaining to them the rules […]

The Master List

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Out & About Ohio October 2014 Brooklyn – Hooley House! 10th – Charlie in the Box, 17th- Samantha Fitzpatrick Band, 24th – Faction, 31st – Hooleyween party w Top Dog. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700. 1FunPub.com Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center 16th – Irish Pub Night w Mick & Friends, 18th – Dingle House Party […]