| May 20, 2014
| 4:01 PM
All things Irish will be celebrated Friday through Monday at Chicago Gaelic Park's 28th Irish Festival in Oak Forest.
More than 40 artists from the states and Ireland will provide continuous music on four stages. Two more stages cater to kids and...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sony Classics has acquired North American rights to Ken Loach's period drama "Jimmy's Hall," two days before its world premiere in competition at Cannes.
Wild Bunch is selling the film at Cannes.
Production companies are Sixteen Films and Element...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:58 PM
If travel is the bane of a big-time athlete’s existence, Kyle Crockett will be the exception Thursday through Sunday, when the Cleveland Indians visit Baltimore for a four-game series against the Orioles at Camden Yards.
The trip will be his...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Many well-regarded films competing for the 67th Cannes Film Festival awards, to be announced Saturday, are concerned primarily with matters of the heart, obliquely drawn.
"Mommy" is not one of them. It is a mother/son story of immense, gut-centric...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
International visitors are gold in Central Florida's tourism-driven economy. On average travelers from abroad stay longer and spend more than their U.S. counterparts. Their regional economic impact has been measured at $2 billion a year.
So it's no...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:16 AM
In recent years, Maryland has seen many local banks acquired by out-of-state rivals. A little over a decade ago, the state had 139 banks based here, with 20 of them separately chartered affiliates of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., according to the...
| Apr 11, 2014
Who am I
Samantha Neugebauer from Philadelphia.
One unique thing about me
I first fell in love with books after I read all of my mom's Maeve Binchy novels. Despite never having been to Ireland nor having studied anything formally about the country,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:34 AM
The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Deerfield-based Horizon Pharma Inc. said Wednesday it will move its headquarters to Ireland as part of a reverse merger with Dublin-based Vidara Therapeutics International Inc. valued at $660 million.
The deal, which is expected to close mid-year, is...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:47 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO DUBLIN, IRELAND
From LAX, United, Delta, US Airways, American, British, Lufthansa and Aer Lingus offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dublin. Restricted round-trip fares from $659 to $1,214, including taxes and...