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  • Rich taste of Ireland served in trio of new cookbooks

    Rich taste of Ireland served in trio of new cookbooks
    You need not have cousins in Cork or Mayo to stir up a few Irish dishes. Not with this trio of new cookbooks with their enticing recipes and beautiful photos. Take "My Irish Table: Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve" by Cathal Armstrong and...
  • Take our St. Patrick's Day quiz: Gingers, shamrocks, parades, more

    For St. Patrick's Day, we poked around for Ireland- and holiday-themed trivia. Are there really that many redheads in Ireland? Per capita, does the island nation really bend the elbow more than the rest of the world? Was St. Pat born Irish? Test yourself....
  • Cops Called to Oscar Wilde Awards as Conan O'Brien Is Honored

    The U.S.-Ireland alliance came in for some gentle ribbing at Thursday's Oscar Wilde Awards held at Bad Robot in Santa Monica. Then the party became even more fun as cops showed up. "This is the nicest event close to Olympic," joked Joel McHale. As the...
  • Irish Film and Television Academy Lines Up Stellar Guest List for Awards

    LONDON -- The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced that guests at its awards ceremony on April 5 will include Neil Jordan, Jim Sheridan, Steve Coogan, Will Forte, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston and Colm Meaney. Nominees include Saoirse Ronan,...
  • Frank Cullimore at Anna Liffey's Irish Pub, New Haven

    Frank Cullimore at Anna Liffey's Irish Pub, New Haven
    The Irish pubs are gearing up for St. Patrick's Day, and while it's a day of celebration, there Cullimore reminds us, there are rules. Q: Are there different rules or words of wisdom for those partying on St. Patrick's Day? A: "Keep calm you fecking...
  • Roku Unveils $50 Set-Top-on-a-Stick Like Google Chromecast, But with an Actual Remote

    Roku is taking on Google's Chromecast device with the launch of a version of its Streaming Stick that works with any HDTV to deliver access to Netflix, YouTube and 1,200 other Internet-delivered channels. Roku's Streaming Stick for HDMI, to begin...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Review: Aidan Quinn, Taylor Schilling help save 'Stay'

    Review: Aidan Quinn, Taylor Schilling help save 'Stay'
    The steadily affecting relationship drama "Stay" is a great example of how a film can rise above its terrible dialogue. So many phrases out of characters' mouths are as overused and flavorless as a thrice-steeped tea bag, and yet a sturdy narrative...
  • John Blanchette, Publicist, Travel Writer and TV Producer, Dies at 68

    John M. (Jack) Blanchette Jr., the publicist for Zsa Zsa Gabor for 30 years, died Tuesday, March 4, at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, after a brief battle with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a form of Leukemia. He was 68. Blanchette was the...
  • Chicago Spire's fate on the line as trial gets underway

    Chicago Spire's fate on the line as trial gets underway
    The battle for control of Chicago's best-known hole in the ground is about to commence. It was six years ago that Irish developer Garrett Kelleher stopped work after early digging on the Chicago Spire. What was supposed to be a career-defining project...
  • 9 ways to go green for St. Patrick's Day

    Americans love to celebrate holidays from other countries -- especially those of countries that are the ancestral homes of many U.S. citizens. St. Patrick's Day may the top of the list of such beloved celebrations. But you don't have to have a grandmother...