Cleveland Irish: The War of 1812 and the Irish

By Francis McGarry Moses Cleaveland never came back to Cleveland. We have discussed those who were here before that Moses and those first settlers of the Western Reserve in previous […]

Madigan Muses: Ohio Hibernian State Convention

By Marilyn Madigan Hibernians from across Ohio met in Cincinnati on the last weekend of June. The business of our respected orders was conducted by AOH State President and LAOH […]

Madigan Muses: Welcome Back!

By Marilyn Madigan As a member of the Irish American Community of Cleveland, I am so happy to see the return of the Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival on the weekend […]

Cleveland Irish: First Timers

In last month’s column, we discussed the history of the Western Reserve from glaciers to the Moses Cleaveland. As you may recall, Moses left and never returned. This month we […]

Madigan Muses: Global Irish Forum

I was honored to participate in the Global Irish Forum that was held on April 19, 20 and 21 at Dublin Castle. The Forum was hosted by the Department of […]

Cleveland Irish: Fire Lands

Cleveland Irish: Fire Lands By Francis McGarry I listened to Marshall Sahlins at the 2001 American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting in our nation’s capital. He was a professor at Chicago, […]

Madigan Muses: Special Opportunities for Ireland

Madigan Muses: Special Opportunities for IrelandBy Marilyn Madigan I was honored to participate as a panelist in Reflections on the Good Friday Agreements: Twenty-five years of Peace and Progress at […]

Cleveland Irish: Pointing to History

Cleveland Irish: Pointing to HistoryBy Francis McGarry On February 6, Dr. R.A. Vernon and The Word Church graciously hosted a discussion which can be viewed on YouTube. Cleveland Safety Director […]