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  • 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'...
  • Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style

    Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style
    The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
  • Jim Lee In Torrington

    Jim Lee In Torrington
    Five Points Gallery, 33 Main St. in Torrington, presents landscape drawings, pastels of watercolors that Jim Lee created while visiting County Mayo in Ireland, from Friday, March 14, until Saturday, April 12. “Jim Lee: Drawings from the Land of...
  • Raise your St. Patty's pints like a pro

    <b>Raise your St. Patty's pints like a pro </b>
    Is there any holiday more misunderstood than St. Patrick's Day? It might interest some party people out there to know that St. Patrick himself was not Irish by birth; he was born in Great Britain. Then again, it might not. Ignorance is bliss, and so...
  • St. Patrick's Day: the best places to party

    St. Patrick's Day: the best places to party
    Ready to break out the leprechaun hats, green T-shirts and “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” buttons? Monday is St. Patrick’s Day! ¬†Here are some South Florida hotspots where you can party while enjoying a cold pint of Guinness or a hot plate...
  • Discovering the fresh face of new Irish cooking

    Discovering the fresh face of new Irish cooking
    Is Irish cooking finally ready to emerge from its corned beef and cabbage purgatory? It’s a cuisine that has been bubbling just under the surface for years, thanks to the work of writers such as Darina and Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe, and the island&...