Illuminations: Na Fianna Éireann

  Illuminations:  Na Fianna Éireann By:  J. Michael Finn Countess Constance de Markievicz was born Constance Georgina Gore-Booth, in London on February 4, 1868. Her father was Henry Gore-Booth, a […]

Illuminations: St. Patrick Illuminated

Illuminations:  St. Patrick Illuminated By:  J. Michael Finn The day was March 17, 1874, a seemingly ordinary St. Patrick’s Day in Columbus, Ohio. The celebration that was held in 1874 […]

Taking the Field of Glory: GAA Monthly

  Taking the Field of Glory: GAA Monthly Midwest Gaelic Athletic Association by Vincent Beach The pre-season activities begin this month for youth and adults.  There is a New Player […]

Wrong Way Corrigan’s Toledo Connection

Toledo Irish: “Wrong Way” Corrigan’s Toledo Connection by Maury Collins My Father, Maurice Collins, immigrated from Mullintoura, County Cork to Toledo, Ohio in 1928.  He kept a scrapbook of newspaper […]