Irish http://wvxu.org en Irish Collections Website http://wvxu.org/post/irish-collections-website <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Anyone who wants to dive deeper into Irish history and culture than what they’ll find on tap at the local taverns Monday should check out the <a href="http://www.libraries.uc.edu/libraries" target="_blank">University of Cincinnati Archives and Rare Books Library’s</a> new website featuring its rare <a href="http://www.libraries.uc.edu/exhibits/irish-lit/" target="_blank">Irish literature collection</a>. UC Rare Books Library Head Archivist Kevin Grace, and UC Student Melissa Schirmer, who put the site together, &nbsp;give us a pre-St. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:46:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 24101 at http://wvxu.org Irish Collections Website Cincinnati's Irish Heritage http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-irish-heritage-0 <p></p><p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 22588 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's Irish Heritage Ulster Project Builds Connections http://wvxu.org/post/ulster-project-builds-connections <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 17:30:10 +0000 Mark Heyne 15351 at http://wvxu.org Ulster Project Builds Connections Cincinnati's Irish Heritage http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-irish-heritage <p>Sunday is <strong>St. Patrick’s Day</strong>, but Saturday at noon is the kick-off to the annual <a href="http://www.cincystpatsparade.com/"><strong>St. Patrick’s Day Parade</strong></a> through the streets of Cincinnati. While mostly known for our German heritage, Cincinnati has a long history of Irish influence through the generations. Mark Perzel is joined on the phone by <strong>Kevin Grace</strong>, head of the Archives and Rare Books Library at the University of Cincinnati, who has written <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Cincinnati-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738594350/ref=sr_1_29?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1362603131&amp;sr=8-29&amp;keywords=Kevin+Grace"><strong>Irish Cincinnati</strong></a>, a book detailing the impact and influence of the Irish during Cincinnati’s history.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 10240 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's Irish Heritage