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  • 2 Gingers' appeal

    2 Gingers' appeal
    For an Irishman, Kieran Folliard figured out the American dream quickly. Invent a product. Market it well. Become a wild success. Get bought out by a conglomerate for an untold fortune. Travel the country for weeks at a time promoting said product in an...
  • Ohio State gives cartoon history a big new home

     Ohio State gives cartoon history a big new home
    Visiting the newly opened galleries at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is like paying a call on old friends. There's Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. Nearby, Beetle Bailey matches wits with Sarge. And there's Calvin and Hobbes...
  • Irish pubs are popping up in Bethlehem

    Irish pubs are popping up in Bethlehem
    The Christmas City could soon be getting a double dose of the Emerald Isle when one Irish pub and possibly another join its growing list of Guinness-loving locales. As I’ve reported in past columns, an Irish pub is already in the works at McCarthy&...
  • Lotto adds smartphone game feature

    Lotto adds smartphone game feature
    The Florida Lottery has upped its digital game, with smartphone and tablet access that could yield a trip to Ireland.  In case you forgot, this is St. Patrick's Day. So the timing of this announcement isn't accidental. It's called the Lucky Lotto...
  • ECB's Draghi: banks should take prompt action ahead of health check

    PARIS (Reuters) - Banks should take prompt action to fix any problems before the European Central Bank unveils its health checks on the sector, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, while underscoring his readiness to act to tackle low inflation....
  • St. Patrick's Day steps off in controversy over gays in New York, Boston

    Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz
    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • With John Mahoney, a late-in-life romance surprises

    With John Mahoney, a late-in-life romance surprises
    When Dan, the traumatized Irish widower at the center of Christian O'Reilly's "Chapatti," pictures his wife in the afterlife, he thinks of her as alone and lonely. "Incomplete without me," he says. We are not, of course, privy to the emotional states of...
  • Republican governor candidates do last-minute campaigning

    Republican governor candidates do last-minute campaigning
    With the primary election a few days away, Republican governor candidates fanned out across Illinois to shake voters' hands and attempt to score some last-minute support. State Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard hit the St. Patrick's parade in...
  • Two threads, three cultures

    Two threads, three cultures
    These might be the best, busiest, most complex weeks of the year in our house, and it's all because of two threads. One red, one green. The most important is the red one — the cultural tether that stretches back to Chengdu, China, where our...
  • Capturing Irish spirit in cuisine

     Capturing Irish spirit in cuisine
    An Orland Park pub and restaurant owned by an Irish immigrant provides that country's fare and a traditional pub atmosphere in a building more than 100 years old. "It's in an very old part of Orland Park," Vincent Tuohy, owner of The Irish Patriot at...
  • Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch

    Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch
    WASHINGTON -- In a nod to bipartisan tradition and St. Patrick, President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) donned emerald ties to hear (and sing) a bit of Irish folk music during a Capitol Hill luncheon with Ireland's prime minister. It'...