Lunasa brings Irish music to Clovis

By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer Sean Smyth and other members of the Celtic band Lunasa play the music of their fathers and their fathers’ fathers. “It’s the music that we would have grown up with as kids,” Smyth, who plays fiddle, said. Clovis residents can experience the Irish band’s music on Saturday at the […]

Irish the theme at annual fund-raiser

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Patrick Kossler, 2, waits for his St. Patrick’s Day dinner Sunday at the Clovis High School cafeteria. The dinner was sponsored by the Sacred Heart Altar Society. (Photo by Loretta Kos) By Michelle Seeber More than 850 people celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday by raising more than $5,000 at a dinner for Sacred Heart […]

Strict regulations spur owners of cheese plant into expansion

By Darrell Todd Maurina Strict milk quotas and government regulations imposed by the European Union fueled expansion into the United States, according to officials of the Irish milk processing company known as Glanbia. Glanbia, whose name means “pure food” in the traditional Irish language of Gaelic, first came to the United States in 1988 and […]