Editor’s Corner: Halloween Origins Are in Ireland

Learn about the Irish origins of Halloween and discover the words and legends associated with this holiday in Bob Carney’s Speak Irish Column. Also, celebrate the 30th anniversary of Casey’s Irish Imports and join the Annual Al O’Leary Hurling & Camogie Tournament hosted by the Akron Celtic Guards. Don’t miss the Mayo Ball at the end of the month, coinciding with the 20th Anniversary of the Twinning of Cleveland and Achill in Co. Mayo.

The Battle of Benburb: Illuminations

  Illuminations: The Battle of Benburb By:  J. Michael Finn Three hundred and seventy-five years ago, on June 5, 1646, a battle took place in Ireland, considered by some as […]

Illuminations: The Mass Rock

Illuminations: The Mass Rock By:  J. Michael Finn In these times of Covid-19, things in Ireland are eerily similar to those of 17th century Ireland.  Currently, the Covid Level 5 […]

Dublin Diaries: Black Lives Matter

The Dublin Diaries: Respect Life. Black Lives Matter   In my 24 years of life, I have never felt so exhausted. In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, my home […]