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  • 'Calvary,' 'Byzantium,' 'Philomena' Lead the Field at Irish Film and TV Awards

    CANNES - "Calvary," "Byzantium" and "Philomena" were the biggest winners at the Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin, with each film taking three awards. Guests at the event, which was hosted by the Irish Film and Television Academy, included...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Vintage Players Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

    The Vintage Players marks its 20th anniversary with three performances of Brian Friel's award-winning play, "Dancing at Lughnasa," on April 25, 26, and 27 at the Green Street Arts Center in Middletown. This hauntingly beautiful memory play is a semi-...
  • Ireland travel: Airfare from LAX, Great Western Greenway hotels

    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...
  • Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island

    ACHILL ISLAND, Ireland — Instead of asking if I wanted to see the dessert menu, the waiter took a surreptitious look around the restaurant and asked, sotto voce, "Do you want to go to the coziest pub in all of Ireland?" Before I could answer, he...
  • Ireland's 'bad bank' sells Northern Ireland loans

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's "bad bank" sold its entire portfolio of loans belonging to Northern Ireland-based debtors on Friday in its largest deal to date, cashing in on surging international demand. The loans, which had a par value of 4.5 billion...
  • Wrongly Convicted Man Puts Price On 21 Years Of Prison Anguish

    Wrongly Convicted Man Puts Price On 21 Years Of Prison Anguish
    In the 21 years that he spent locked up for a murder he didn't commit, Kenneth Ireland defended himself against knife attacks, lost part of his finger, watched as an inmate was set on fire and sat alone in his cell the day his father was laid to rest....
  • Ed Sheeran sings to Irish teen just moments before her death

    Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran serenaded a 15-year-old Irish fan just minutes before she died Tuesday of cystic fibrosis, according to British media reports. "Rest in peace Triona, so heartbreaking x," "The A Team" singer tweeted after finding out the...
  • Birthday shoutout: Michael Fassbender

    Birthday shoutout: Michael Fassbender
    Michael Fassbender, the extremely talented Irish-German actor from “12 Years a Slave,” is 37 today. Fassbender was born in Germany and raised in Ireland. His first big role was in the HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers,” where he...
  • Cheaper living in Athens shows peril of falling prices

    ATHENS (Reuters) - The falling price of living in Athens presented the unmistakable specter of deflation to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi during his visit to the Greek capital this week yet there is little he will do to heal this pain....
  • Report: Netflix Sets French Headquarters In Luxembourg to Bypass Gallic Regulations

    PARIS -- Netflix is set to follow iTunes and Google's footsteps: The service will launch in Gaul in the fall but will be headquartered Luxembourg in order to avoid the heavy French regulations. Netflix's other European headquarters -- U.K., Ireland,...
  • Today in corporate tax avoidance: Caterpillar's 'pink elephant'

    Today in corporate tax avoidance: Caterpillar's 'pink elephant'
    Forget about jazz; the true indigenous American art form is the tax dodge. Today brings us (courtesy of Sen. Carl Levin's subcommittee on investigations) an impressively elegant example from Caterpillar Inc. Elegant and lucrative too: Levin's...