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  • Mum's the word on soaring Swedish household debt as poll nears

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Johan and Alejandra are the kind of Swedes the IMF has been warning about - piling up debt to keep up with an ever-rising property market and fund a lifestyle of travel, maids and nights out. The couple plan to buy a flat in...
  • Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister

    Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday at his home in Dublin after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He...
  • 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...
  • Some Irish locals upset with Croke Park Classic timing

    All of Ireland isn't impressed with UCF and Penn State taking up space in Dublin's 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary

    UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary
    UCF's football season-opener may be 4,000 miles away in Ireland, but it's still a home game when your last name is O'Leary. When UCF coach George O'Leary marches his team onto the field of Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, he'll be within three hours of...
  • 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-...
  • 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...