What’s the Craic? September Shenanigans


By John O’Brien, Jr.

Brooklyn – Hooley Pub & Kitchen
1st – Bakers Basement (Patio), 8th – Cocktail Johnny, 15th – Abbey Rodeo, 22nd – Custard Pie, 29th – Grunge DNA, 30th – Sloppy Joe Band. All broadcast OSU football games on the big screens. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700.  

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

5 Points Coffee & Tea
Always 10am to Noon. No events sent to us. 3600 West Park Road. Cleveland, Oh 44111 

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

Flat Iron Café
1st – Erin Neal & the Chill Factors 7-10pm, 8th – Company Housing 7-10pm, 15th – Eric Everett Jazz: Elation 7-10pm, 22nd– Jim & Eroc Classic Rock Duo 7-10pm, 29th – Thor Platter 7-10pm 1114 Center St.  Cleveland 44113-2406 216. 696.6968.

6th – Mike Bush; 13th – Ethan Timm; 20th – Nathan Henry; 27th – Mark Poseler. 820 College Avenue, Cleveland, 44113

PJ McIntyre’s
4th – Happy Labor Day! Closed. 9 Matt Zukes, 15 Patrick & the Jazz Guys, 16 Half Craic’d, 17 Happy Halfway to Saint Patrick’s Day, 19 PJ’s 16th Anniversary, 23 Browns Backers Cleveland Food Bank Fundraiser. 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
No events sent to us. 323 East Prospect, Cleveland 44115 216.781.7782

Fairview Park
Home of the Best Burger in NEO.  Great Lunch menu every day. 21490 Lorain Road, Fairview Park 44126 440.331.5719

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
1st – 4th – CLOSED, 8- Crawley and Sofranko 9- The New Barleycorn 15- RJ Chandler 16- Nathan Henry 22- Danny Christian 23- The Other Brothers 29- The Music Men (Music Trivia) 30- Smug Saints 117 West Liberty Medina, 44256
Hooley Pub & Kitchen
1st – Spruced Up (Patio). All broadcast OSU football games on the big screens. 145 Montrose West Avenue Copley, Oh 44321 (234) 466-0060

Hooley Pub & Kitchen
1st – No Strangers Here (Patio), 8th – Kings of Revelry, 15th – Big in Japan, 22nd – Teabags, 29th – Disco Inferno.  All broadcast OSU football games on the big screens. 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
1st -Ziggy’s Friends w/ Brigid’s Cross; 10th -Annual Clambake, Kathleen Chambers 440-759-7598; 10th -“25” card game, Dick Lardie 216-269-3005; 13th  Annual Car Show & Cruise-in Helen Malloy 216-251-4075; 14th -Forever Young Meeting 1P; 15th -Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day, Helen Malloy 216-251-4075; 21st -General Meeting 7P; 23rd- Steak Shoot 7P, Helen Malloy 216-251-4075. Great live music and food in The Pub every Friday.  WSIA Club 8559 Jennings Rd. 44138 440-235-5868.

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


8th - The Berry's @Hooley Pub & Kitchen Strongsville

Hooley Pub & Kitchen
1st – Vince Menti (Patio), 8th – The Berrys, 15th – Company Housing, 17th – Custy & McNamara, 29th – New Barleycorn. All broadcast OSU football games on the big screens. 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
1st – The Simple Band (Patio), 8th – The Feedbacks, 15th  – The New Barleycorn, 22nd – Billy Morris, 29th – Mourning Glory. All broadcast OSU football games on the big screens. 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
No Events sent to us. [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  

John O'Brien, Jr.
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.


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