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  • Croke Park Classic is already a win for Ireland-born UCF kicker Sean Galvin

    One comparison comes to Deborah Galvin's mind when she thinks about her son, UCF kicker Sean Galvin, playing in Croke Park Saturday. "Becoming president," she said laughing. "It's the top of the top for any Irish athlete to actually play in Croke Park,...
  • 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...
  • Pitch for Ireland game came from Bill O'Brien, UCF coach says

    Pitch for Ireland game came from Bill O'Brien, UCF coach says
    The idea to play in Ireland came from former Penn State coach Bill O'Brien. At least that's how Central Florida coach George O'Leary remembers it. And, when O'Brien decided to leave Penn State for the Houston Texans, he made sure to call O'Leary....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chiquita shareholders face an intensifying lobbying campaign

    Shareholders of Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International are at the center of an intensifying lobbying campaign, as Chiquita fights to win approval for its upcoming merger with Irish produce company Fyffes while two Brazilian companies seek...
  • In 'November Man' Pierce Brosnan gets tougher with age

     In 'November Man' Pierce Brosnan gets tougher with age
    On his 60th birthday in May 2013, Pierce Brosnan woke up in Belgrade, Serbia. In three days he was to start shooting a new action-thriller called "The November Man," playing a world-weary but still lethal ex-CIA agent — the sort of role that would...
  • 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...
  • '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...