Daniel J Curran

Daniel Curran is a freelance writer with an M.A. in Writing with a degree concentration in Book Publishing from Portland State University (2004). He is a published journalist, short story writer, and sportswriter, and has been a workshop leader for the Oregon Writing Festival from 2010 to present. 

Author's Entries

  • Alpenrose Velodrome

    The Alpenrose Velodrome is a single fixed-gear bicycle-racing track on the Alpenrose Dairy property in Beaverton. Constructed in 1967, it is one of two velodrome tracks in the Northwest; the second, the Jerry Baker Memorial Velodrome, is in Redmond, Washington. The Alpenrose Velodrome was a member of the American …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Ancient Order of Hibernians (Portland Division)

    The Ancient Order of Hibernians is an Irish Catholic fraternal organization dedicated to preserving Irish culture through festivals, memorials, and civic programs. Its mantra is "Friendship, Unity, and True Christian Charity." AOH members are practicing Roman Catholics of Irish birth, descent, or adoption and are either U.S. citizens or intend …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery

    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland consecrated the grounds of Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in the West Hills of Portland on September 30, 1888. Over a thousand people attended the hours-long ceremony, despite a constant, drizzling rain. It was the second Catholic cemetery in Multnomah County and the first in …

    Oregon Encyclopedia