Best 2016 Irish Festivals with The Irish Roots Cafe 2016 Irish Fests
with Mike at the Irish Roots Cafe…

Two Irish Festivals we can’t do without

Dublin, Ohio. World’s largest 3 day
We will be at the Dublin, Ohio, Irish fest for the 18th
consecutive year this August. Let us know if you’ll
be there too. It’s the largest 3 day Irish fest in the
world. August 5, 6, 7. Look us up.

Louisville, KY. at Bellarmine University
The Irish Roots Cafe will be at the Louisville, KY,
Irish fest again this year, Sept 24 and 25. All at
Bellarmine University. Special focus on 1916 commemoration.
Plan your trip now. We are inside this year too.
We have the book on your Irish County with genealogy
and historical research tips. (Ireland and N. Ireland) All 34 volumes of the Irish Families Project.

More Projects we are at doing

300 YouTube Videos from the Irish Roots Cafe.
Our YouTube Videos on genealogy, songs in Irish Gaeilge,
and in English, history at home and abroad and more…
We have now uploaded 166 Irish videos. Some are
informal and spontaneous, others are well
rehearsed. Enjoy as you will.. more coming
each week. Click below for these Free Irish Videos

Sean nos and trad, Irish Song album number 4
We are putting together the 4th album of trad song,
along with one or two more modern selections. Our first
album, Irish Song, traditional and sean nos, remains
our best selling album to date. All 3 albums are on Amazon,
iTunes, CDBaby, and Spotify for starters.
Your support appreciated.

About Mike
Worlds most published author in his field. Mike is a one of a kind resource. Since 1978, he has authored 12 hardbound books, 34 Irish genealogy county books, 160 CDs/videos, 300 podcasts, 7 broadcast series’, and 1,000 articles. O’Laughlin also publishes rare works by 10 authors, including ‘The Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters’ and ‘The Irish Book of Arms’, over 60 works in all. His web pages have tallied over 100 million visitors.

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History of the Irish in Kansas City, 22 video Interviews, now on YouTube complete

History of the Irish in KC
with Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe

21 KC Irish Video Interviews
The complete series from the Irish Roots
Cafe is now posted on YouTube, click our playlist
below and choose your favorite shows..

Those we interviewed (first season)
The series includes shows with Terrence OMally,
Bob Worley, Connie Dover, Peggy Sheehan, Kerry Brown,
Chuck Haddix, Tom Walsh, Frank and Patsy Pope,
Jodi Watson, Mike Murphy, Pat ONeil, Margaret Jordon,
Mike Burke, Peter Adams, Pete Maher, Stephanie Mahoney,
Rachel Casey, and Dave Browne.

We start with the oldest days, going back to the
19th century, including the first Irish workers
to settle the town of Kansas. Pendergast is covered
in several shows, and of course Sheehans and Brownes
are included as favorite spots in modern day history.
Dancers and musicians are covered as well, even an
old song from Tin Pan Alley days, published in
Kansas City when it was noted for sheet music

Season Two to Follow, God willing
Season one (above) is the first series of its kind on
the Irish in Kansas City.
We plan a second set of interviews, to cover more history
of the Irish here, on our new upcoming video blogs.
Your input is invited.

-Mike O’Laughlin
YouTube Home Page:

p.s. I have 160 Irish videos on YouTube, including song,
genealogy, history, language and live shows. Please
subscribe if you find them interesting.

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