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Republic of Ireland

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  • Some Irish locals upset with UCF, Penn State Croke Park Classic

    Some Irish locals upset with UCF, Penn State Croke Park Classic
    All of Ireland isn't impressed with UCF and Penn State taking up space in Croke Park Saturday. Some locals are upset the Croke Park Classic has displaced a semifinal match between the Kingdom and Mayo Gaelic football teams. Gaelic football, a mix...
  • Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister

    Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday at his home in Dublin after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He...
  • The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic

    The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic
    After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home. An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
  • UTV Media gets first-half revenue kick from World Cup

    (Reuters) - Northern Irish radio and television broadcaster UTV Media Plc reported a 13 percent rise in first-half revenue as its radio stations drew in fans for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The company, which held radio rights to the tournament, said it...
  • Irishman who died after returning from Africa negative for Ebola

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Tests carried out on a man who died in Ireland after returning from an area of Africa affected by the Ebola virus were negative for the disease, the Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland said on Friday. The health service sent...
  • UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary

    UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary
    UCF's football season-opener may be 4,000 miles away in Ireland, but it's still a home game when your last name is O'Leary. When UCF coach George O'Leary marches his team onto the field of Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, he'll be within three hours of...
  • 'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity

     'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity
    Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, the bleakly comic "Frank" has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things to say about the mysterious nature of creativity, where it comes from and where it might all go. With the ability to be true to...
  • Theater: Selkie presents Irish green plays at farm

    A theater event that was a hit three years ago returns this weekend to fill the bucolic Anam Cara Farm in South Whitehall Township. Selkie Theatre founders Kate Scuffle and George Miller will present "Bo Leictreach GreenPlay Festival," featuring new 10-...
  • Upset stockholders confront Medtronic executives

    Medtronic Inc. chief executive Omar Ishrak on Thursday faced down jeers and tough questions from longtime shareholders upset about the personal tax implications of the Minnesota-based company's proposed relocation to Ireland. "It is going to cost many of...
  • Ireland testing deceased person recently in Africa for Ebola

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's health service is carrying out tests on a suspected case of the Ebola virus in a deceased person who recently returned from Africa, the Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland said in a statement on Thursday. "The public...
  • Volcano a threat to Penn State-Central Florida game in Ireland

    Volcano a threat to Penn State-Central Florida game in Ireland
    ORLANDO — Penn State's game against Central Florida in Ireland could be in jeopardy thanks to an Icelandic volcano. The risk of a volcano called Bardarbunga erupting has increased greatly in recent days. Scientists are concerned a major...