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  • Brazilian magnates luring Chiquita shareholders with hard cash

    Chiquita Brands International's shareholders and board of directors are likely to find two Brazilian firms' offer of $610 million cash hard to turn down, some analysts said Tuesday, as the companies try to break up Chiquita's planned merger with Irish...
  • Titanic Studios, Home to 'Game of Thrones,' to Add Two Stages

    LONDON -- Titanic Studios, the production facilities in Northern Ireland where "Game of Thrones" is shot, is to add two stages as part of a £14 million ($23.5 million) upgrade. The facilities, which sit on an eight-acre site in Belfast, received the...
  • An unusual musical cherished more than 'Once'

    An unusual musical cherished more than 'Once'
    In portraying a Czech pixie pianist in the Broadway musical "Once," Dani de Waal has a hard task: playing piano onstage. She has played the instrument for years but never in front of a live audience. Though she found the element particularly...
  • Raglan Road hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland

    Raglan Road hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland
    Disney's Raglan Road is hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland. University of Central Florida football fans who can’t fly to Ireland can catch the game and enjoy a brunch at Downtown Disney's Irish pub. At 8:...
  • 'Frank' is tailor-made musical madness that won't be to every taste

    Some movies are built for mass appeal, and some aim smaller, "festival films" they're called. "Frank" feels like a "festival film" aimed squarely at one festival, the one that is the setting of its third act. Here's an eccentric tragicomedy, with music,...
  • Arlington International will be truly that Saturday

    Arlington International will be truly that Saturday
    For virtually the entire 89-day meeting at Arlington International Racecourse the fields are a study in domesticity but on Saturday the palatial track will become a thoroughbred world capital. Twelve foreign horses — five from Ireland, five from...
  • 'Calvary' could mark a signature role in Brendan Gleeson's career

    'Calvary' could mark a signature role in Brendan Gleeson's career
    His characters have flung swords, absolved sins and robbed homes in the pitch of night. They have been bearded and shaven, light on their feet, weighted with doubt. They have yearned for and granted wisdom and have traded on a smile that has the pull of a...
  • Irish-American Bishop learns Chinese to break down comedy walls

    (Reuters) - An Irish-American stand-up comedian has dramatically increased the size of his potential audience by learning to perform his act in Mandarin Chinese. Des Bishop, 38, left his home in Dublin and moved to China in 2013 for a year to immerse...
  • Streak became a burden for the Boks - Kempson

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's 17-match winning streak under Nick Mallett in the late 1990s was a magnificent achievement but ended up being something of a burden, according to former Springbok prop Robbie Kempson. A combative loosehead, Kempson...
  • Winning streaks by top tier nations

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - List of longest winning streaks by top tier nations as New Zealand head into their opening Rugby Championship clash with Australia on Saturday seeking an 18th successive test victory. Total Country Span Ended by 17 New Zealand...
  • UCF football opponent analysis: Penn State

    UCF football opponent analysis: Penn State
    We are less than 60 days away from UCF football jetting off to Ireland for its season opener against Penn State and there are just over 30 days until the start of practice. With that in mind, the Orlando Sentinel got together with beat writers from...