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  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Resident Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

    Meghan Hussey, of Windsor Locks, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Peabody Auditorium's 2014-15 season

    Peabody Auditorium's 2014-15 season
    The 66th season at the Peabody Auditorium offers comedy, music, dance and Broadway touring shows. Among the stars in the lineup are Jerry Seinfeld, Aaron Tippin, Lewis Black and Joan Rivers. The Broadway shows are led by perennial favorite "Mamma Mia!"...
  • Chiquita CEO says Ireland move not fueled by tax bill

    Chiquita Brands International's decision to merge with an Irish fruit company and base its headquarters in Dublin wasn't fueled by tax savings, CEO Ed Lonergan said Thursday, defending the company against a wave of political opposition that's arisen to...
  • Brendan Gleeson on playing a priest in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson on playing a priest in 'Calvary'
    When Brendan Gleeson was not quite 7, a Catholic boy growing up in Dublin, he had it all figured out. "One of the teachings was that you reached the age of reason at 7, I think. Something like that. Up till then you were still a child and you couldn't...
  • The Fruitful Partnership of 'Calvary' Team Brendan Gleeson and John Michael McDonagh

    Brendan Gleeson is an actor beloved by directors; he's collaborated with the likes of Anthony Minghella and Martin Scorsese. But perhaps no filmmaker has served him better than John Michael McDonagh, who cast Gleeson as the lead in the dark comedy "The...
  • An income cap might not be so crazy

    An income cap might not be so crazy
    Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom with measures such as minimum wages. But instead of putting a floor on what people get, why not put a...
  • Irish era of deep austerity cuts over: deputy PM

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will end the kind of austerity measures required under its EU/IMF bailout when it sets its budget for 2015 in October as the economy looks to be growing faster than expected, the deputy prime minister said on Wednesday....