What’s the Craic? March Madness & Shenanigans!

By John O’Brien, Jr.

15thThe Ascension of Mary Mulligan movie, by Clevelander Christopher Johnson. 7pm Akron Ancient Order of Hibernians 2000 Brown Street, Akron, 44319

Brooklyn – Hooley Pub & Kitchen
No events sent to us. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700.

Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus direct flights Cleveland to Dublin (Sun., Mon., Wed., Fri.).

5 Points Coffee & Tea
10am-12pm unless stated. 2nd Keith Parker, 3rd Shiners Creek, 9th Willa Lucille, 10th Custy & McNamara, 16th Crawley & Sofranko, 17th – St. Patrick’s Day 8:30am-12pm Andrew McManus & Friends, 23rd Tiffany & Kristen, 24th The Kilroys, 30th Marcus Dirk, 31st DQ Duo. 3600 West Park Road. Cleveland, Oh 44111

Ascension of Mary Mulligan

Treelawn Social Club
9th – The Ascension of Mary Mulligan movie, by Clevelander Christopher Johnston. 8pm 15335 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, OH 44110, (216) 677-8733

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

Flat Iron Café
No events sent to us. 1114 Center St. Cleveland 44113-2406 216. 696.6968.

6th Mark Poseler; 13th- Rob Samay; 17th- Half Craic’d; 18th- Hair of the Dog Party Marys Lane: 20th- Becky Boyd; 27th Ethan Timm
3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st Karaoke from 8pm-Midnight. 820 College Avenue, Cleveland, 44113

PJ McIntyre’s
2 Bradford’s Gate, 9 2-6pm Green Mile Bar Crawl w Mossy Moran, 14 Crawley & Sofranko, 16 St. Practice Day w Half Craic’d, 17 Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Doors Open @ 7am First 100 People Receive Pjs Limited Classic Tee! Music By Marys Lane @ 2pm. Irish Dancers & Bagpipers Throughout the Day, 18 Hair of the Dog Party w Mossy Moran & Ireland Trip Giveaway! 21 St. Mark’s – St. Baldrick’s Celebrity Bartending, 23 Ron Foley, 30 Pat Shepard, 31 Happy Easter! Bar only open @ 7pm. Join us for our Lenten fish fry! Voted #1 in the city! 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.

Flannery’s Pub
Happy Hour from 3:00pm ’till 7:00pm Tuesday – Friday. 17th – St. Patrick’s Day – The Boys from The County Hell 1:00 – 6:00pm, Free Trivia Every Wednesday at 7:00pm & 8:00pm – half price whiskey during games. 323 East Prospect, Cleveland 44115 216.781.7782

Music Box CLE
1st – Van Morrison Night Colin Dussault & Nitebridge, 9th – Boys from the Co. Hell, 10th – The Kilroys, 14th – A Night of Classic Irish Tales: Cleveland Stories, 16th – Marys Lane, 17th – Irish Brunch: Great Music, Great food. 

Fairview Park
No events sent to us. 19500 Center Ridge Road. Rocky River, Ohio 44116 440.990-PINT

9th – Gunselman’s Annual Leprechaun’s Run to benefit Empowering Epilepsy. Home of the Best Burger in NEO. Great Lunch menu every day
21490 Lorain Road, Fairview Park 44126 440.331.5719

Reilly’s Irish Bakery
Shepherd Pies, Pasties, sausage rolls, soda bread and scones. Offering a sandwich menu every day, featuring our famous Rueben. 17th – Corned Beef Dinners available by reservation, only at the Fairview Park location. 22670 Lorain Road Fairview Park, Ohio 44126. (440) 915-2854. Visit us at the West Side Market too!


Plank Road Tavern
No events sent to us. Happy Hour: M-F 4-7, Sat 12-6. Open Sessiún Every Thursday 7-10, ½ Off Wings, $1 off drinks. $3 Guinness and Jamieson. 16719 Detroit Avenue, 44107 

Medina / Montrose
1- Keith Lewis, 8- Dreams of Freedom 9 – Parsons and Polk, 16 – Andrew McManus, 17- Loch Erie all day, 18 – Survivor’s Party with The New Barleycorn 1-4pm, 22 – Magnificent Goat Brothers 23 – The Music Men (Music Trivia) 29 – The Smug Saints 30- Crawley and Sofranko. 117 West Liberty Medina, 44256

Hooley Pub & Kitchen
No events sent to us. 145 Montrose West Avenue Copley, Oh 44321 (234) 466-0060

Hooley Pub & Kitchen
No events sent to us. 7861 Reynolds Rd Mentor (440) 942-6611.

North Olmsted
Ahern Banquet Center
Ahern Banquet Center is booking weddings and special events.  Call Tony Ahern / Lucy Balser @ 440-933-7500. 29601 Lorain Road, North Olmsted

Olmsted Twp
West Side Irish American Club
Great live music and food in The Pub every Friday.  2nd – Sr. Units Exhibition Dance & Recognition of 2024 Honorees, Anne Mulloy Hodge 440-623-9518; 7 – 10th – G.O.A.T Celebration; 14th – Forever Young St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon 1P, Mary Ellen Grealis 440-235-4164; 21st – General Meeting 7P; 30th – LAOH Easter Egg Hunt, Erin Patton 440-823-2789 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. 

Rocky River
No events sent to us. 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
No events sent to us.
 500 Southpark Center #GI10 (Southpark Mall Main Entrance), 44136 440.638.4852

Valley City
No events sent to us.  Join us for Brunch EVERY SUNDAY. Great food, atmosphere, staff and fun. 6757 Center Road Valley City, 44280

Hooley Pub & Kitchen
No events sent to us.  24940 Sperry Dr Westlake 44145. (440) 835-2890

Nora’s Public House
No events sent to us.
 4054 Erie Street, Willoughby 44094. 

Wild Goose
No events sent to us. 4114 Erie Street, Willoughby 44094

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].

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

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  

To read previous What’s the Craic? columns, go HERE

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John O'Brien, Jr.

*John is a Founder and the Publisher and Editor of iIrish, an archivist, spokesman, emcee, Spoken Word presenter and author of five books, so far.

March Music Schedule
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