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Republic of Ireland

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  • Ballyhoo, Ballyfin! Ireland as you've never seen it

    Ballyhoo, Ballyfin! Ireland as you've never seen it
    As the carriage circled the hill, Billy the Irish cob glanced back at Lionel Chadwick, the coachman at Ballyfin manor, as if to say, "I'm ready, old son. What about you?" "Chirrup," clucked Lionel, twitching the reins, the answer he always gives when...
  • Silicon Valley tech startups find a second home in Ireland

    Trailing the trans-Atlantic moves of Apple, Intel, Google and Facebook, fledgling Silicon Valley tech startups are opening offices in Ireland. But Ireland's famously low corporate tax isn't the primary draw for startups unlike their predecessors...
  • Airfare: $796 round trip from LAX to Dublin, Ireland

    Airfare: $796 round trip from LAX to Dublin, Ireland
    One of the consistently solid strategies for finding a good airfare: Travel in the shoulder or off-season, usually fall or winter. Here’s such a round-trip fare, this one from LAX to Dublin, Ireland, on Aer Lingus for $796, which includes all...
  • Westwood, G-Mac will get tickets to Ryder - Torrance

    LONDON (Reuters) - Ryder Cup mainstays Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell may be on the outside looking in on Europe's team at the moment but vice-captain Sam Torrance has no doubt that both will be in the side come September. The top nine in the points...
  • Living life in jig time

    Living life in jig time
    For a while, Irish dancing was a bona fide phenomenon, storming America on the jackhammer heels of Michael Flatley and the thunderous cast of "Riverdance" and its imitators. "Riverdance" concluded its lengthy farewell tour a couple of years ago and...
  • AbbVie's $46 billion bid for Irish rival rejected

    Irish pharmaceutical company Shire Plc said Friday it had rejected a $46.3 billion takeover offer from North Chicago-based AbbVie Inc., thwarting, at least for now, the company’s attempt to tap into the London-listed company’s low tax rate....
  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

     
    Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was...
  • 19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
  • 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...
  • Storytelling Connects Students Across Borders and Tragedies

    NEW HAVEN - There were still six months of school left, but Newtown High School English teacher Lee Keylock was at a loss. After the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Keylock did not know how to proceed with his students....
  • Norwegian chief defends plans to launch low-cost airline

    Norwegian chief defends plans to launch low-cost airline
    Norwegian Air Shuttle's plan to launch the biggest low-cost airline crossing the Atlantic took another hit last week when former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the federal government should withhold a permit for the carrier, pending further...