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  • Annapolis Irish Festival brings out the kilts, the bagpipes, the crowds

    There were drums, and there were bagpipes. There were people clapping along to the music, some in green, others in kilts. "Let's see the hands in the front!" said a member of the band Albannach. "How about behind? All the way at the top of the hill?"...
  • Airfare: $796 round trip from LAX to Dublin, Ireland

    Airfare: $796 round trip from LAX to Dublin, Ireland
    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...
  • Annapolis Irish Rowing Club makes waves on Spa Creek

    They're a close, tough bunch who don't shy away from challenges. That's why about a dozen members of the Annapolis Irish Rowing Club practiced in 90-degree-heat last week. Team member Maura Walde said that when she started rowing "it was sort of a...
  • 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,"...
  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

     
    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...
  • 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...
  • AbbVie to buy drugmaker Shire in nearly $55 billion deal

    AbbVie to buy drugmaker Shire in nearly $55 billion deal
    AbbVie Inc. has inked a nearly $55 billion deal to acquire drugmaker Shire PLC, the companies announced in a joint statement Friday morning. The deal, the largest of a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, will allow the North Chicago-...
  • 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,...
  • Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'

    Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'
    Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the Church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering,"...
  • 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 &...
  • Gleeson and McDonagh take on the sins of the Irish church in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson had just finished another movie and showed up, "exhausted," to dona cassock to play an Irish Catholic priest in "Calvary." He'd done his homework, as always. And he'd be working with his pal, playwright turned writer-director John...
  • First-year Penn State coach Franklin stresses importance of depth

    CHICAGO James Franklin greeted the audience Monday at his first Big Ten football media day by joking that he had chosen to walk up the stairs to his room rather than go to his floor in an elevator that didn't have the Penn State logo on its door. Given...