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  • 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...
  • Irish tradition comes alive at monthly 'hooley'

    Irish tradition comes alive at monthly 'hooley'
    Traditional Irish music is alive and well in Chicago. One need look no further than the hooleys at Chief O'Neill's Pub and Restaurant on North Elston Avenue. A hooley is a social gathering — music, dancing, food, conversation. Under the auspices...
  • World Cup persuades Rory McIlroy to go Irish for 2016 Olympics

    It was almost two years ago that Rory McIlroy sent shock waves through Ireland by saying he felt more British than Irish and might just represent Britain when golf makes its Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Now, it seems, he has changed...
  • Templeton's Hasenstab: Japan easy money will bolster global liquidity

    By Tim McLaughlin CHICAGO (Reuters) - Templeton bond fund manager Michael Hasenstab, an influential voice on emerging market debt, said on Wednesday that Japan's easy money policy will bolster global liquidity, but he also warned that debt conditions...
  • On The Fly

    Should 11-year-olds be allowed to play in the U.S. Women's Open? Well, Lucy Li, a sixth-grader from California, qualified last month and will play in the Open starting Thursday. Stacy Lewis, the top-ranked player in the world, told USA Today that she...
  • Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications

    Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications
    Erudite and witty, Dick Cavett elevated the late-night talk show genre, going head-to-head with Johnny Carson for five years in the early 1970s. "The Dick Cavett Show," which won three Emmy awards, ended on ABC in 1975 but found new homes on PBS, then...
  • Review: 'No Country' by Kalyan Ray

    Review: 'No Country' by Kalyan Ray
    Ships set sail from Ireland to India; from Ireland to Canada; from Italy to America and everywhere in between, in Kalyan Ray's new epic novel, "No Country." As Ray tells it, "no country" has many meanings: it is abandonment, it is loss of identity, it...
  • UFC: Mike King's debut set for July 19 in Dublin

    UFC: Mike King's debut set for July 19 in Dublin
    Mike King has been booked for his official UFC debut—and he’ll be heading overseas for the fight. King, who lived and trained in Naples, will face fellow “Ultimate Fighter” cast member Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night 46, the...
  • Scottish Desire for Freedom Raises the Question: And Then What?

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Next week the Edinburgh Film Festival marks the 20th anniversary of the start of production on "Braveheart" with a special screening, which coincides nicely with the run-up to September's referendum on Scottish independence. Both...
  • Euro zone bailout fund ESM considering non-euro bond issuance

    By Martin Santa LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The euro zone permanent bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), may issue bonds denominated in other currencies than the euro next year to attract new investors, the ESM's Managing Director Klaus...
  • European Union launches probe of tax breaks for Apple, Starbucks, Fiat

    European Union officials, taking a tough stance on tax evasion, launched an investigation into whether Ireland and two other member nations were providing improper tax breaks to Apple Inc., Starbucks Corp. and a unit of Fiat Group. The announcement...