Archive for January, 2015

New Day XXI: the age of reason, or right: Changed by Changes; seeking a Better World

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Come my friends, it is not too late to seek a better world – Tennyson Most of the time, I work hard in silence.  It is not dead batteries in my hearing aids, it is that I want success be my noise.  What I feel, only matters to me; what I do to others; for […]

To Do In & Around Ohio this Weekend

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Out & About Ohio – the last week of January Flanagan’s Wake is Back! The Hilarious Interactive Irish Wake Every Friday & Saturday @8pm Kennedy’s Theatre at Playhouse Square; Downtown Cleveland. 216-241-6000 or 866-546-1353 Little Brothers and Sisters of the Poor Fundraiser 30th – St. Clarence Church Hall.  North Olmsted. Brooklyn – Hooley House! […]

New Day XIX: The Art of Conversation: Put up / Stand up or Shut up

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

New Day XIX: The Art of Conversation: Put up / Stand up or Shut up A blog or facebook post, even a tweet, is meant to be a two way conversation, not a monologue, nor especially, a shot across the bow. The land of Saints & Scholars, of Boycott & Blarney, built the reputation of […]

Editor’s Corner: 99

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Editor’s Corner: 99 Well, it is done; our 8th year is complete, our 9th begun with last month’s issue. Next issue will be our 99th. I have also finished my new book, 99 Years from Freedom. Dreams always seem to come in bunches. Up until near the Easter Rising of 1916, there was no TV, […]

New Day XV: Life a Life Less Ordinary

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Live a life less ordinary; live a life extraordinary, with me – Carbon Leaf. We were required to be at dinner. It was at 5pm, concrete setting, so there was no confusion. 3 days a week dad went to the Y after work, but the rest of us still held the 5pm observance. The other […]

Forever Seven: Eamonn Ceannt: A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Forever Seven Signers of The Proclamation: Eamonn Ceannt by Anne Waters Eamonn Ceannt was the fifth signatory on the Irish Proclamation and is perhaps one of the least known. He epitomises the stalwart nationalist, the backbone of the Rising.  He is representative of those with deep conviction, who do not stand out from the crowd, […]

New Day XIV: Blood of man, blood of nations

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

New Day XIV: Blood of man, blood of nations Since I started writing this New Day series of blogs January 9th, folks have commented often with support and questions. What does Rheumatoid feel like? And thanks for the understanding they have gained in reading how I describe it, to know how their loved ones with […]

50 Fantastic things to do in Cleveland this weekend …

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

From your Ohio Irish American News Out & About Ohio January 2015 Brooklyn – Hooley House! 23 – Velvet Shake, 24 – Carlos Jones, 30 – Marys Lane, 31 – Breakfast Club. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700. Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center 28th -Merry Ploughboys. Genealogy Tours, Teas, Art Exhibit, Library, Museum Thur 5:00 […]

Cleveland Irish: A History of Irish Parishes

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Cleveland Irish: The History of Irish Parishes in Cleveland by Francis McGarry A story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News The Irish in Cleveland established themselves in multiple communities during the 19th Century. East of the River, parishes like Immaculate Conception, 1865, and St. Columbkille, 1871, administered to the spiritual needs […]

New Day XII: Clothes Don’t Matter Here

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

New Day XII: Clothes Don’t Matter Here Clothes don’t matter, Country doesn’t matter, religion doesn’t matter, Sexuality does not matter – We all have the same hearts. And THAT is what we will be judged on in the end. Action?  Well, that’s a different story.  “What you do speaks so loudly, I cannot hear what […]