Akron Irish: Haunted

By Lisa O’Rourke Shane MacGowan has left us after a long illness. In his case, long illness means that he spent over half of his adult life, with “a year, […]

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 […]