Tag Archives: Irish

Faces of the Irish

Another Michigan Irish Music Festival under our belts. Iris is, obviously, an old pro. We even managed to locate a decent amount of vegetarian/pescetarian food. Iris ate her weight in tuna wrap, enjoyed a hot chocolate and found an age … Continue reading

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The Parting Glass

Veering from the script today to remember one of my favorite people. Seamus was born in Derry, Ireland in 1940. I don’t know when he came to Michigan, but I believe it was close to 40 years ago. I’m not … Continue reading

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(Wish I was a) Galway Girl

A couple of days ago, I heard from an old friend who’d spent the month of June in Ireland. It was really great to hear from him, as we’ve sort of lost touch over the past decade. It was also … Continue reading

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Festivizing Irish Style

Today, I am making the annual pilgrimage to Muskegon, MI for the Michigan Irish Festival. It’s raining and thundering outside. And I couldn’t care less.

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Irish American

Born in a mitten Wants an island Dislikes extreme temps Decides Ireland is perfect Spends a week as the interesting foreigner Is ok with being heritage-hyphenated.

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