By Bob Carney For many centuries, testing the strength of men and even some women in Ireland, was done by picking up lifting stones. They varied in weight, with some […]
Discover the roots of vampire fiction in Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s classic tale, “Carmilla.” Learn about the eerie storyline and its significance in the horror genre. Dive into the captivating world of Victorian vampire literature.
Delve into the eerie world of Irish folklore, where supernatural tales inspire classic horror stories. Discover headless riders known as Dullahan, banshees foretelling doom, and other spooky creatures that may have influenced iconic horror literature and movies. Explore the rich tapestry of Irish mythology, perfect for sharing with the next generation.
By Bob Carney Wolfhound Part OneIf you’re a regular reader of this column, you’re aware that Mary and I love animals. We share our home with three cats, our little […]
By Bob Carney “Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.” A simple observation from a man who spent a lifetime crafting tales of fantasy […]
The Ohio Scottish Games and Celtic Festival will take place June 23 and 24 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Competition is the essence of the event. Pipers, pipe bands, dancers, […]
Cleveland Comhrá: Aidan Scully & Hawkes Crystal By Bob Carney Cleveland Comhrá: Aidan Scully and Hawkes Crystal By Bob Carney Most of us have some experience with a certain brand […]
Cleveland Comhrá: The Witches of IslandmageeBy Bob Carney Most of us are familiar with America’s storied past when it comes to witchcraft. In early 1692 to mid 1693, over two-hundred people […]
Inner View: Michael Lamb, Candidate for Allegheny County, PA. County Executive By John O’Brien, Jr. Alleghany Co. (Pittsburgh) voters converted to a County Executive over a three-commissioner form […]
Inner View: The Big Reveal: Announcing the 2023 iIrish Person of the Year, Patrick T. Murphy By iIrish Publisher, John O’Brien, Jr. Patrick Murphy is a seasoned, well-known, and well-admired […]