Archive for August, 2015

What’s Going on THIS Weekend! A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Out & About Ohio August 2015 Brooklyn – The Hooley House – Brooklyn​! 28th – Dan McCoy Patio 5:30, Pieces of Eight 9:30. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700. 1FunPub.com Cincinnati – Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati​ Irish Teas/Library /Genealogy Detective/ all three by appointment. Irish Heritage Center 3905 Eastern Avenue 513.533.0100. www.irishcenterofcincinnati.com. ALL under […]

Living with Lardie: I’m not a Three, A story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Living with Lardie: I’m not a Three by Richard Lardie A story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News Something reminded recently of an adventure I had while in the Army. I had mentioned earlier of my tendency to goldbrick at every chance. The reception Center is where you go the first […]

Cleveland Irish: Irish Immigration by Francis McGarry​. A story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Cleveland Irish: Irish Immigration by Francis McGarry​ Grace McGarry always said, “if you want the whole story you have to start at the start”. In 1978, Nelson J. Callahan and William F. Hickey provided us with Irish Americans and Their Communities of Cleveland. It was a part of a series of publications by the Cleveland […]

Just Stay

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

JUST STAY… A nurse took the tired, anxious serviceman to the bedside. “Your son is here,” she said to the old man. She had to repeat the words several times before the patient’s eyes opened. Heavily sedated because of the pain of his heart attack, he dimly saw the young uniformed Marine standing outside the […]

Got Irish? Wanna Learn? A story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Got Irish? Wanna Learn? – “Tir gan teaga, tir gan anam.” A country without a language is a country without a soul. Patrick Pearse Dia daoibh (jee-uh yeev) Hello all Each month we will give examples of key words and phrases in Irish, with a phonetic spelling, to help you speak a little Irish. hello […]

100th Commemorations: Dr Kathleen Lynn – An Unsung Heroine, a story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

100th Commemorations: Dr Kathleen Lynn – An Unsung Heroine by Anne Waters a story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News​ The men of 1916 have been justly commemorated with word and song, but there were many women who fought bravely by their side who have largely remained invisible. One such woman […]

Editor’s Corner; A Story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Editor’s Corner I played Gaelic Football most of my younger days. Cleveland St. Pat’s, and later Cleveland St. Jarlaths filled my summers with sport, travel, Irish culture and friendships that still vibrate today. There is a new generation of course, but getting to know the Cleveland Football and Akron Hurling teams, plus a few guys […]