Archive for September, 2015

Don’t Forget Us: The Cratur – A story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Don’t Forget Us: The Cratur by Lisa O’Rourke After watching a rural veterinarian revive a dying lamb with a drop of the “cratur”, you would have to wonder, what exactly is that “cratur” stuff? The lamb was very grateful for it anyway. Cratur is a euphemism for whisky, but I have heard it used more […]

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

Monday, September 21st, 2015

A LETTER FROM IRELAND… by Cathal Liam “…but the fools, the fools, the fools! — they have left us our Fenian dead…” Once again, those hallowed, compelling words filled the air. They echoed among the gravestones in Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery as they once did exactly one-hundred years ago. Now, on a fine summer’s morning last […]

Got Irish? Here’s your chance!

Friday, September 4th, 2015

100+ things to do to ‪#‎LiveMoreLifeBeMoreIrish‬ this weekend and this month, from your Ohio Irish American News:

Friday, September 4th, 2015

100+ things to do to #LiveMoreLifeBeMoreIrish this weekend and this month, from your Ohio Irish American News​: Out & About Ohio September 2015 Famine Memorial Mass 19th – Outdoor Mass at the Greater Cleveland Famine Memorial (across from Flat Iron Café), 5:00 p.m. All are welcome to remember those who gave so much, for us. […]

Big Bang! A Story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Editor’s Corner: Talk about ending summer with a bang! Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival then the Midwest GAA Championships left me feeling immersed, both in the ancient feeling that being Irish graces upon us all, and in a new feeling of vibrancy and sustainability for the events I love with all my heart. Cleanup is as […]