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  • 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...
  • 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's...
  • 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...
  • Guinness porter cake with orange-whiskey butter

    Guinness porter cake with orange-whiskey butter
    By Joseph Erdos for Oneforthetable.com What I like about Irish baked goods is that they're always hearty and wholesome, like soda bread, scones, porter cake and biscuits. And I especially like it when recipes are easy to make -- ones that don't...
  • 'Heartbeat of Home': A changed Ireland still dancing

    'Heartbeat of Home': A changed Ireland still dancing
    Outside the Dublin airport, there's a savvy sign: "Welcome home," it reads. It's both balm for the weary Irish traveler and a pitch, both comforting and savvy, aimed at visitors who trace at least some of their ancestry back to the Emerald Isle. Some 20...
  • Breed bans can lead to frustration, even tragedy

    Q: What do you think about the ruling against Lennox the dog in Belfast? -- S.C., Atlanta, GA A: This may sound melodramatic, but I cried when I read your note. Lennox, a mixed-breed dog, was confiscated about two years ago because officials thought he...
  • Waiting to be sold on Hickey

    Waiting to be sold on Hickey
    He got along in the interviews with coach Joe Philbin, which sounded like job requirement No. 1. And he spent 18 years working up from the bottom in Tampa Bay, so he appreciates this chance to be the Dolphins general manager. "I'm going to work to...
  • An American comeback

    With frustration building over Washington's refusal to behave in the public interest, perhaps it's worth noting a drastic solution tried by the Irish. Last Friday, Irish voters cast ballots on a referendum to abolish the country's Upper House, known as...
  • With Ireland gone, question is what Ross has learned

    With Ireland gone, question is what Ross has learned
    And? That's the question now. General Manager Jeff Ireland was Tuesday's departure du jour from the Dolphins, because he wouldn't take more money and less power under some new boss, according to a source. And? Now we see wait to meet the new boss....
  • Police Report Fatally Taints Foley Ambition

    Republican Tom Foley has been conniving to keep a damaging secret for years. The release at any time in the past decade of a 1981 police report account of a chilling summer night on Long Island that tells a tale of an alleged assault with a motor...
  • Fans give Internet Cat Video Fest two paws up

    Fans give Internet Cat Video Fest two paws up
    On Saturday afternoon, as the Chicago International Film Festival unspooled across town and audiences sat through brooding German family dramas and biopics from Denmark, Julianna Cueuas, of Andersonville, reclined in a small auditorium at the Irish...
  • Intersection of lives is anything but ordinary

    Intersection of lives is anything but ordinary
    Fight or go with the flow. Not the flashiest of life's dilemmas, I suppose, but it sure comes up a lot in work and love. Those who know which to choose at which moment are lucky sods; most of us just flail around, wondering. At one point in "Port...