Mayo Delegation’s Visit to Cleveland

By Yvonne Corcoran Loftus, Curator, Michael Davitt Museum The Michael Davitt Museum in Straide, County Mayo had the great privilege of accompanying the Pat Chambers Civil War Collection to Cleveland […]

Donnybrook: Roots

Mike Kilbane’s recent journey to Achill Island, County Mayo, is a heartfelt reminder of reconnecting with Irish roots. Many Irish Americans lose touch with extended family, but the internet has made genealogy research more accessible. Explore your heritage at the 20th-anniversary celebration of the Cleveland Achill Twinning on October 28, 2023, and rediscover your Irish family ties.

Blowin’ In: And the Award Goes to …

Blowin’ In: and the Award Goes to . . . By Susan Mangan With two Irish movies, multiple Irish actors, and talent across a plethora of film categories nominated for […]

Images of Brigid: Pittsburgh Irish

Pittsburgh Irish: Images of Brigid From Pittsburgh to Kildare, Mayo and Beyond By Elizabeth Myers Last year the Irish Government designated Saint Brigid of Kildare as an official Patroness Saint […]

Blowin’ In: Hidden Still

Blowin’ In: Hidden Still By Susan Mangan “it is gone in a fling of wings off up beyond the ash-tree hedge; you write it down, then in wonder, in words […]

Cleveland Irish: The Irish Vote

Cleveland Irish: The Irish Vote By Francis McGarry There was a time when it was the Irish vote that politicians courted.  There was a time when people actually called it […]

The 1798 Rising in Co Mayo

The 1798 Rising in County Mayo By Neil J. Conway The famed Irish Rising of 1798 was led by a man with what many might consider an unlikely resume for […]

Dirty Bread, Thin Porridge and Tea

At Home Abroad: Dirty Bread, Thin Porridge and Tea 1 By Regina Costello Emily Brontë’s famous Wuthering Heights was required reading when I attended secondary school.  It is a book […]

Oh, The Green and Red of Mayo

“Oh, the Green & Red of Mayo … by John O’Brien, Jr. We all know the Saw Doctor’s anthem.  Mayo people are by far the largest county represented among Ohio’s […]