What’s the Craic: May 2023

Brooklyn – Hooley House!
5th – Almost Famous, 13th – Disco Inferno, 26th- Nick Zuber on the Patio (6-9pm). 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700. 


Aer Lingus
19th –Aer Lingus direct flights Cleveland to Dublin (Sun., Mon., Wed., Fri.) begin.

Apollo’s Fire –  2023 Countryside Concert Avon Lake, Kirtland, Bath & Brunswick
An Irish-American Journey, Created & Directed by Jeannette Sorrell. Irish singer Fiona Gillespie, Troubadour Brian Kay and toe-tapping fiddlers set sparks flying, as Jeannette Sorrell leads on cello, hammered dulcimer, lute, bagpipes, and harpsichord. 
8th – Avon Lake United Church of Christ, 7:30pm; 9th – (7:30pm), 10th – (4:00pm and 7:30pm), 11th – (7:30pm) – Holden Arboretum, Kirtland; 12th – The Bath Church (UCC) 7:30pm; 13th – Mapleside Farms, Brunswick, 7:30pm.

5 Points Coffee & Tea
Always 10am to Noon 
3600 West Park Road. Cleveland, Oh 44111 3600 West Park Road. Cleveland, Oh 44111    

The Harp
No events sent to us 4408 Detroit Road, 44113

Flat Iron Café
5th- Ballinloch 7-10pm, 12th- Erin Neal & the Chill Factors, 19th- Blues Chronicles 7-10pm, 26th- Jim & Eroc, Classic Rock Duo 7-10pm. 1114 Center St.  Cleveland 44113-2406 216. 696.6968.

3rd – Zak Shaffer; 10th – Rob Samay; 17th – Becky Boyd; 24th – Nathan Henry; 31st – Ray Flannigan4th – G.S. Harper; 11th – Rob Samay; 18th – Kevin McCarthy; 25th – Zak Shaffer 820 College Avenue, Cleveland, 44113

PJ McIntyre’s
5th – Pat & the Jazz Guys, 11 Nurse Appreciation Day, 13 Crawley & Sofranko, 14 Happy Mother’s Day, 19 Half Craic’d, 20 Marys Lane, 29 Happy Memorial Day. PJ McIntyre’s is a Local 10 Union establishment. Home of the Celtic Supporter’s Club and the GAA. Book Parties & Events in our Bridgie Ned’s Irish Parlor Party Room. 17119 Lorain Road, 44111. 216-941-9311.

Music Box Supper Club
12th – Richard Thompson, 24th -Citizen Cope.  1148 Main Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113.
Flannery’s Pub
323 East Prospect, Cleveland 44115 216.781.7782

Avon Lake
Ahern Banquet Center
Ahern Banquet Center is booking weddings and special events.  Call Tony Ahern / Lucy Balser @ 440-933-9500.  726 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake  44012.  

Irish American Club East Side
PUB: 7:30 – 10:30. IACES 22770 Lake Shore Blvd. Euclid, 44123. 216.731.4003

Plank Road Tavern
Happy Hour: M-F 4-7, Sat 12-6. Open SessiúnEvery Thursday 7-10, ½ Off Wings, $1 off drinks. $3 Guinness and Jamieson. 16719 Detroit Avenue, 44107 

Medina / Montrose
5- Nathan Henry 6- Crawley and Sofranko 12- Greg Crowe 13- The new Barleycorn 19- Music Men 20- The Other Brothers. 117 West Liberty Medina, 44256

New Barleycorn @Sully’s Irish Pub May 13th.

Hooley House Montrose
26th- Westside Steve on the Patio (6-9pm). 145 Montrose West Avenue Copley, Oh 44321 (234) 466-0060

Hooley House
6th- Big in Japan, 12th- Risk Factor, 19th-Abbey Rodeo, 20th-Collage, 26th- Rob Lundi on the Patio (6-9pm). 7861 Reynolds Rd, Mentor 440-942-6611.  7861 Reynolds Rd Mentor (440) 942-6611.

Olmsted Twp
West Side Irish American Club
11th -Ceili Dancing 7-9P, info text 216-456-5395; 13th – Night at the Races; 18th – Forever Young Meeting 1P; 25th – General Meeting 7P; 26th – Stephen L. Mulloy Sr. Reverse Raffle, tickets Anne Mulloy Hodge 440-623-9518; 27th – Steak Shoot 7P. Great live music and food in The Pub every Friday.  WSIA Club 8559 Jennings Rd. 44138 440-235-5868.
Cleveland St. Pat’s / St. Jarlath’s GAA
Always defer to the team’s WhatsApp group chat or calendar on for updates. New players always welcome. West Side Irish American Club 8559 Jennings Road, Olmsted Township, OH 44138. 
Men’s Gaelic Football: 13th – St. Pat’s Nite @ the Races, 20th – CLE 7-a-Side Memorial Tournament @West Side IA.
13th – Buffalo Fenians @Albany Rebels, Roc City Gaelic @Syracuse Gaels

Rocky River
HAPPY HOUR: Monday Thru Friday 2pm – 7pm! $2 off drafts / $2 off liquor / $1 off wine. 19500 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116 (440) 990-7468

Casey’s Irish Imports
440-33-8383. 19626 Center Ridge Road

Hooley Pub & Kitchen
26th- The Other Brothers on the Patio (6-9pm). 500 Southpark Center (Southpark Mall Main Entrance). #GI10 44136 440.638.4852

Valley City
4th – 8 PM – Karaoke with Jacquie, 6th –  7:30 PM- Lego Legros, 7th – 3 PM – Achill Crossing, 12, 7:30 PM – Paul Franks, 13th –  7:30 PM – Craic Brothers, 18th – 8 PM – Karaoke with Jacquie, 20th – 7:30 PM – Furious George, 21st – 3 PM –  Guy Snowden, 27th – 7:30 PM – Mitch Hengst, 28th – 3 PM – Gabby & Twan. Join us for Brunch EVERY SUNDAY. Great food, atmosphere, staff and fun. 6757 Center Road Valley City, 44280

Hooley House
6th- The New Barleycorn, 13th- Grunge DNA, 26th- Morrison & McCarthy on the Patio (6-9pm). 24940 Sperry Dr Westlake 44145. (440) 835-2890

Nora’s Public House
4054 Erie Street, Willoughby 44094. 

Wild Goose
4114 Erie Street, Willoughby 44094

Tara Hall No cover, doors at 6pm, Live Music starts at 8pm. 5th – The Pints, 12th – Trad Night, General Guinness and friends (last Trad Night until September), 19th – Birthday Night, with Eamon and Seamus & Friends, 26th – Scully. Tara Hall 274 E. Innis Ave. Columbus, 43207 614.444.5949.

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Fiddler’s Hearth
No Events sent to us. Mon: Open Irish Music Session 7ish; Tue: Open Old Timey Music Session 7ish;Wed:  Open Mic – 7:30pm – 9:30pm, sign-up 6:30pm. 127 North Main Street South Bend, IN. 44601. 574.232.2853  


 PICT Classic Theatre
 No Events sent to us.
Season Subscriptions & Single tickets for all of our shows are now on sale: ONLINE: ; PHONE: 412-561-6000 x207; MAIL: PO Box 8168, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. [email protected]

Gaelic Arts Society of Pittsburgh [email protected].

Riley’s Pour House
No Events sent to us.
215 East Main Street. Carnegie, PA 15106

McFadden’s Pittsburgh
No Events sent to us. Catering, Party Room & More. 211 N. Shore Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Mullaney’ Harp & Fiddle
No Events sent to us. 2329 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. 15222

No Events sent to us. Contact PittsburghGAA for more info: [email protected]

The Ancient Order of Hibernians/Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians
Division 1 [email protected]
Division 4 (North Hills)
No Events sent to us.  or Bob Parry (724-933-0427). 
Division 21 William R. Murphy(Garfield) No Events sent to us.
Division 23 (Lawrenceville) No Events sent to us.
Division 32, Sean McBride (Carnegie) No Events sent to us

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Traditional Irish Social Dance Opportunities:

Tuesdays 8-10 pm, set dancing lessons, St. Clarence Church, North Olmsted, OH. 44070
Tuesdays 8-10 pm Lessons @7:15. Sessiún Musicians, Dance Caller w/ Pittsburgh Ceili Club.  Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle Strip District Pittsburgh, PA. [email protected]
Wednesdays 7-9 pm set dancing lessons: Irish American Club – East Side Euclid, OH;
Thursdays 7:00 – 9:00 (except Mtg nights) Ceili Dancing. West Side Irish American Club, Olmsted Twp, OH. 44138 info: [email protected],
 [email protected] 


  • Gormley’s Pub – 2nd Sunday of the month, 5 to 8. 19500 Center Ridge Road, Rocky River, OH 44116
  • The Magic Tree Pub & Eatery – 3rd Sunday of the month, 5:30 to 7:30 7463 South Avenue, Boardman, Ohio 44512
  • The 1035 Club 1st Saturday of the month 1-3. 1035 Bridge Street upstairs, Ashtabula, OH 44004
  • The Harp – 1st Friday of every month, 9pm 4408 Detroit, Cleveland 44113
  • Mondays: Music lessons w/ Samantha McNamara, followed by 8pm sessiún. Gormley’s Irish Pub. All ages, levels, & observers welcome. Info/Contact:
  • Otie’s Tavern – Tuesdays 7-9. 5344 Center Street, Hilliard, OH 43206
  • Logan’s Irish Pub – 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7:30 414 S. Main Street, Findlay, OH 45840
  • Plank Road – Thursdays 7 – 10. All ages and experience welcome 16719 Detroit Road, Lakewood, OH 44107
  •  Spoon Market & Deli – every Thursday, 7-9 PM, all are welcome, 144 W Liberty St., Wooster, OH 44691
  • Dempsey’s – Fridays: 8-10. 346 S. High Street Columbus, OH 43215

Irish Language Classes:

  • Introductory to intermediate level, Tuesdays, 6:15 -8 p.m. P.J. McIntyre’s Irish Pub 17119 Lorain Road, Cleveland, OH 44111 [email protected]
  • Introductory to intermediate level, Thursdays 7:00 p.m., 745 Pleasant Ridge Avenue Bexley, OH 43209
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