Category Archives: September

McLain Celtic Festival, Sept 1.

Join us for the 19th Annual McClain Celtic Festival. There will be lots of musical entertainment including Irish and Scottish dancers as well as Border Collie demonstrations and Highland athletics. Other highlights include re-enactors, Scottish Clan representatives, Highland cattle, vendors … Continue reading

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August update on festivals

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There’s another castle

Since I can trace my Irwin heritage through Northern Ireland, (I’m only 2nd generation in this country, Grandfather came from Belfast right around the time of the Easter uprising), I thought I’d see what could be found in the North … Continue reading

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Attention Korean War Veterans

Attention all Irwin Clan Korean War Veterans! I want to thank you for your service .  I am a volunteer Ambassador with the DoD KW60 Commemoration Committee and I want to give you a certificate of appreciation for being the … Continue reading

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Shameless self promotion

This post is nothing more than shameless self promotion and to allay any nay sayers who still do not believe that I sport one of my six kilts at any given time. This photo was taken at the recent Dublin, Oh. … Continue reading

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Travels reveal Irwin related history with U.S. Army

I get around quite a bit being public affairs with the U.S. Army Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion, as our battalion currently covers 53 of the 67 counties here in the great state of PA. Recently I was detailed to the Beckley … Continue reading

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General William Irvine, Scots-Irish-American patriot a reprint….

Here is the story of an early Irwin Clan patriot from Carlisle PA. William Irvine was born of Scots-Irish parents in Fermanaugh, Ireland on November 3, 1741. He attended Trinity College in Dublin and afterwards studied medicine.  He became a … Continue reading

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