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Republic of Ireland

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  • Megan McArdle: Burger King and the whopper about global taxation

    Megan McArdle: Burger King and the whopper about global taxation
    Jacob Levy, an American professor living in Montreal, made a point on Twitter this week that I wish more journalists would take to heart: If you're writing about inversions, and you don't prominently mention global taxation in the first few paragraphs,...
  • 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...
  • Raglan Road's Irish Hooley, 19 years of Will's Pub

    Hurry to the Hooley We're nowhere near St. Patrick's Day, but since when do we need an excuse to party? Wash the workweek away with pints of Guinness at Raglan Road Irish Pub in Downtown Disney during the third annual Great Irish Hooley. The Celtic...
  • UCF coach George O'Leary enjoying Ireland's cooler climate

    UCF coach George O'Leary enjoying Ireland's cooler climate
    After sweating through what George O'Leary called the hottest summer during his tenure as UCF's football coach, he's enjoying Ireland's cooler climate. Players walked out to an overcast, cool 59 degree day on the first day of practice which started at...
  • 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...
  • After months of planning, UCF begins trip to Ireland

    After months of planning, UCF begins trip to Ireland
    With bagpipes playing in the background, UCF football players lined up to board buses and start easily the most exciting road trip of their careers. UCF graduate assistant Rob Calabrese, a former player for the Knights, held a plastic bag full of...
  • Will the Irish people embrace American football?

    Will the Irish people embrace American football?
    Even in the sporting goods stores, the lack of interest is apparent. If you're looking for American football gear, there's just one display behind the counter. And, well, that's about it. "I've been here for three years, and nobody has asked me for...
  • Brazilian companies press fight for Chiquita

    Two Brazilian companies trying to buy Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International took their case to an influential shareholder advisory firm Tuesday, seeking to win support to preempt Chiquita's planned merger with an Irish produce firm....
  • Penn State football team prepping for Ireland trip

    Penn State football team prepping for Ireland trip
    The Penn State football team is down to its last few hours in Pennsylvania before flying to Ireland for its season opener against Central Florida. Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg this morning said he thinks the team's offense can be...