Irish Organizations and Publications in Ohio

Irish Clubs and Publications:

Ancient Order of Hibernians- A website for the local chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Catholic-based order dedicated to protecting Irish immigrants, both socially and economically.


The Cincinnati chapter of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick, a fraternal order dedicated to, but not limited to the interests of men of Irish American descent.


Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati is an organization that promotes Irish culture through the study of Irish culture, dancing, history, language, and more.


Located in Columbus Ohio, The Daughters of Erin is a club dedicated to the Saint Brigid In this organization, members engage in charity events, choral groups, and even a clown unit.


The West Side Irish Club is an organization focused on preserving Irish heritage and promoting Irish culture through events such as Irish concerts and dance lessons.


Ohio Irish American News is an online Irish publication. This website shares news about Irish art, festivals, sports, and more.


The Cincinnati Irish Society is an organization consisting of police and firefighters of Irish/Scottish descent. The key objective of this group is to create fraternalism among members.


Irish Entertainment/Recreation:


Erikson Academy-Irish Dance is a dance studio in Cincinnati, Ohio that teaches and perform authentic Irish step dancing.


Hap’s Irish Pub is an authentic Irish pub located in Cincinnati Ohio.


Located in Cincinnati, Molly Malone’s Irish-themed  pub serves classic Irish pub cuisine and drinks.


McGing Irish Dancers is another dance studio located in Cincinnati that promotes Irish step dancing through lessons and performances.


Riley Irish Music is a local group open to all ages, offering lessons in pursuit of traditional Irish music as well as a community to discuss it.


Irish Events:

The Ohio Celtic Festival is located in Lake County. This three day event includes Irish dancing and music as well as Irish food and drink.


Cincinnati St. Patrick’s Day Parade – The official website for the Saint Patrick’s Day parade in Cincinnati, which celebrated its 51st anniversary this year.


Located in Dublin Ohio, the Dublin Irish Festival claims to be the largest three-day Irish festival in the world.  Hundreds of performers entertain festival-goers that often top 100,000 people.


The Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival includes live music, Irish step dancing, children’s activities, and more.