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  • Brendan Gleeson on playing a priest in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson on playing a priest in 'Calvary'
    When Brendan Gleeson was not quite 7, a Catholic boy growing up in Dublin, he had it all figured out. "One of the teachings was that you reached the age of reason at 7, I think. Something like that. Up till then you were still a child and you couldn't...
  • Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America

    Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America
    The first-ever global longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced Wednesday, and includes four Americans. For 2014, books written in English and published in Britain were eligible, regardless of the author's nationality. Americans on the list are...
  • Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

    Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence. Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
  • Warner Bros. Conjures Up Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team

    LONDON -- Warner Bros. Entertainment has conjured up the Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team, based in both London and Burbank, to "develop and execute a high-level strategic vision for the Harry Potter brand and its ancillary businesses,"...
  • Naples' King a victim of Pendred, Irish curse

    Naples' King a victim of Pendred, Irish curse
    Saturday’s UFC Fight Night from Dublin had plenty of Irish fighters – and all of them were victorious. But considering the deafening home-field advantage the locals had, those fights might as well have been 9,501 against one. Naples’...
  • Raglan Road hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland

    Raglan Road hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland
    Disney's Raglan Road is hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland. University of Central Florida football fans who can’t fly to Ireland can catch the game and enjoy a brunch at Downtown Disney's Irish pub.  At 8:...
  • Musikfest: Another marriage proposal, big crowds, variety and more observations

     
    Some random thoughts and observations on Musikfest after four days. The Badlees perform at Liederplatz on Monday Another proposal After Musikfest had its first-ever main-stage proposal at Jason Derulo’s concert Sunday, the festival had its second...
  • Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory

    Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory
    One memory is clearer than all the others from Jim Bohan's childhood in Leitrim, Ireland: watching his cousin build a violin. Bohan, now 88, was 7 years old at the time. "It put a stamp in the side of my head and I could never get rid of it," he says,...
  • British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note

    British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note
    The sad saga of Tiger Woods at this British Open ended Sunday with a 5-foot putt for par on the 18th hole. In his prime, the only question for him on a hole like that would have been whether he made his eagle putt. Now, he had shot three-over-par 75 for...
  • John Stanley to Lead Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Consumer Products UK Divisions

    John Stanley will take on overall leadership of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution UK and Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK, in addition to his existing responsibilities as SVP & Managing Director, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain &...
  • 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...
  • Garth Brooks' 'Comeback Special' shows in Ireland canceled

    In a surprise turn that has left at least 400,000 concert ticket-holders in Ireland disappointed, the promoter of country superstar Garth Brooks’ five sold-out shows in Dublin announced Tuesday that the concerts have been canceled after the city&...