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  • Defending champion Casey relishes excitement of Irish Open

    (Reuters) - Defending champion Paul Casey spoke with relish on Tuesday of the drama that lies ahead at this week's Irish Open at Fota Island Resort, where three qualifying places for next month's British Open will be up for grabs. Englishman Casey, who...
  • Anne Marie Murphy, breast cancer task force director

    Anne Marie Murphy, breast cancer task force director
    After Anne Marie Murphy came to the United States from her native Ireland to earn her doctorate in molecular genetics from Johns Hopkins University, she planned to "become an academician," she said. Volunteering at a clinic for domestic abuse victims...
  • Conviction Reviews Could Spare Innocent, State

    Kenneth Ireland lost the years when he might have gone to college, started a career, begun a family. They were taken from him when he was jailed for 21 years for a rape and murder that he didn't commit. He was exonerated in 2009 when DNA testing led...
  • Broadway Review: 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' Starring Daniel Radcliffe

    In "The Cripple of Inishmaan," Martin McDonagh's sublime tragi-comedy about life on Ireland's desolate Aran Islands, there are two old biddies who desperately dote on Daniel Radcliffe -- and who wouldn't? Having earned his legit chops (in "Equus" and "How...
  • Buzzy Irish Titles at Cannes

    The Canal Director: Ivan Kavanagh Production company: Park Films Cast: Rupert Evans, Antonia Campbell Hughes, Hannah Hoekstra Logline: Thriller that relates the sinister history of a home where a murder had taken place at the turn of the century. Status:...
  • Ireland Lures More Productions With Bigger Tax Breaks, Better Facilities

    Last year, Ireland announced that it was upping the ante in the global contest for international film and TV shoots by increasing its tax incentive to 32% beginning next year. But production incentives alone do not a film industry make, as Irish Film...
  • Cannes: Comedy 'Pride' Lures Buyers Before World Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

    Matthew Warchus' humor-laced ensemble comedy "Pride," sold by Pathe, has lured a flurry of key-territory buyers in the run up to its world preem in Directors' Fortnight. Inspired by true events that took place during the Margaret Thatcher era in 1984,...
  • Daniel Radcliffe brings strength to role of 'Crippled Billy'

    Daniel Radcliffe brings strength to role of 'Crippled Billy'
    — On the unforgiving island of Inishmaan, off Ireland's west coast, right by the Old Sod but peering out enviously in the direction of the Yanks, a young fella named Billy, who happens to suffer from a physical deformity, is not just Billy. Not in...
  • Cannes Fest, VOD Platform Mubi Partner to Unspool Past Titles (EXCLUSIVE)

    Global VOD platform Mubi has partnered with the Cannes Film Festival's Court Metrage to screen exclusively a selection of short films that have played in competition at the event in past years. The shorts will feature on the curated arthouse platform...
  • Chicago violence: The repetition of horror

     Chicago violence: The repetition of horror
    Two true Chicago stories. They both happened on the same Sunday in April. Story one: A teenager pushing a man in a wheelchair down South Michigan Avenue is shot twice in the abdomen in a drive-by shooting. Story two: On the day before his 11th...
  • McSorley's gets tanked on 'Fish Tank Kings'

    McSorley's gets tanked on 'Fish Tank Kings'
    Simon Kearney, owner of McSorley’s Beach Pub, once dreamed of a serpentine aquarium snaking more than 300 feet through his oceanfront Fort Lauderdale tavern. For now, he’s settled for an eel. The 30-inch zebra eel will make its national...