| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:15 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:24 AM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:16 AM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:09 PM
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....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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...