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  • Garth Brooks' 'Comeback Special' shows in Ireland canceled

    In a surprise turn that has left at least 400,000 concert ticket-holders in Ireland disappointed, the promoter of country superstar Garth Brooks’ five sold-out shows in Dublin announced Tuesday that the concerts have been canceled after the city&...
  • All five of Garth Brooks' Irish comeback shows canceled

    All five of Garth Brooks' Irish comeback shows canceled
    Country singer Garth Brooks' five comeback concerts in Dublin this month were canceled on Tuesday after two of the sold-out shows were denied permission to go ahead, the event's promoters said. A council decision last week to uphold objections raised...
  • Young kids recognize unhealthy food brands more than healthy ones

    Young kids recognize unhealthy food brands more than healthy ones
    For very young children, awareness of food brands increases greatly between ages three and four and is highest for unhealthy foods, according to a new study from Ireland. Food-brand knowledge predicts what kids will ask for later, said lead author Mimi...
  • Jesus returns to Emmaus church

    Jesus returns to Emmaus church
    I was glad to see Jesus has returned to my church. He had been gone for about six months. I'm speaking, of course, about the statue of Jesus outside the church, St. Ann's in Emmaus. Jesus is inside all the time, they tell us, at home in the tabernacle....
  • Shrine hosting Family Day

    If you're looking for a way to slow down and enjoy some time with the family before a summer full of activities starts up, you are invited to enjoy the Annual Family Day at the Strawbridge Shrine in New Windsor June 14. The free day will include music by...
  • World Cup persuades Rory McIlroy to go Irish for 2016 Olympics

    It was almost two years ago that Rory McIlroy sent shock waves through Ireland by saying he felt more British than Irish and might just represent Britain when golf makes its Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Now, it seems, he has changed...
  • Irish tradition comes alive at monthly 'hooley'

    Irish tradition comes alive at monthly 'hooley'
    Traditional Irish music is alive and well in Chicago. One need look no further than the hooleys at Chief O'Neill's Pub and Restaurant on North Elston Avenue. A hooley is a social gathering — music, dancing, food, conversation. Under the auspices...
  • Scottish Desire for Freedom Raises the Question: And Then What?

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Next week the Edinburgh Film Festival marks the 20th anniversary of the start of production on "Braveheart" with a special screening, which coincides nicely with the run-up to September's referendum on Scottish independence. Both...
  • 19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
  • WestEnd Films Rolls Out 'Song of the Sea' (EXCLUSIVE)

    ANNECY -- London-based WestEnd Films has initiated further early sales on Tomm Moore's "Song of the Sea," one of Europe's most anticipated animation features. North American rights to the pic, which is the Irish director's follow up to the Academy Award-...
  • Jameson sets Jack Daniel's target amid Irish whiskey revival

    Jameson sets Jack Daniel's target amid Irish whiskey revival
    LONDON — At a Jameson factory dating from the 18th century near Ireland's Cork, the world's biggest Irish whiskey producer has staked its future in a new facility with three shiny stills used to produce spirits. The distillery is key to making...
  • Ireland to investigate deaths of children at homes for unwed mothers

    Ireland to investigate deaths of children at homes for unwed mothers
    An investigation of high mortality rates at homes for unwed mothers has been launched by Irish officials after reports that hundreds of children died at a home run by the Bon Secours nuns. Charles Flanagan, the national minister for Children and Youth...