JOHN O'BRIEN JR
Executive Board Member
An author, columnist, poet, publisher and spokesman, John Francis O’Brien, Jr. was honored as one of Irish America Magazine’s Top 100 Irish Americans. He was named a United Irish Societies 147th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Honoree. John is Co-Founder, Co-Publisher and Editor of the nine year old Ohio Irish American News and a founder and now serves as Deputy Director of Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival. He is the author of four books.
John serves on the Boards of: Irish Network Cleveland; The Northern Ohio Rose of Tralee; the Sean Moore Memorial Irish Vocals Scholarship; The Irish American Hall of Fame and is founder and directs Speak Irish Cleveland.