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  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion. After...
  • Discovering the fresh face of new Irish cooking

    Discovering the fresh face of new Irish cooking
    Is Irish cooking finally ready to emerge from its corned beef and cabbage purgatory? It’s a cuisine that has been bubbling just under the surface for years, thanks to the work of writers such as Darina and Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe, and the island&...
  • 'Pomegranate Soup' author Marsha Mehran dead at 36

    'Pomegranate Soup' author Marsha Mehran dead at 36
    Marsha Mehran, author of the international bestselling novel "Pomegranate Soup," was found dead in her home in Ireland on Wednesday. Officials say there is nothing suspicious about the death of the 36-year-old; toxicology reports are pending. Mehran was...
  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz
    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • Ireland travel: Airfare from LAX, Great Western Greenway hotels

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DUBLIN, IRELAND From LAX, United, Delta, US Airways, American, British, Lufthansa and Aer Lingus offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dublin. Restricted round-trip fares from $659 to $1,214, including taxes and...
  • Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island

    Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island
    ACHILL ISLAND, Ireland — Instead of asking if I wanted to see the dessert menu, the waiter took a surreptitious look around the restaurant and asked, sotto voce, "Do you want to go to the coziest pub in all of Ireland?" Before I could answer, he...
  • 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....
  • St. Patrick's Day: the best places to party

    St. Patrick's Day: the best places to party
    Ready to break out the leprechaun hats, green T-shirts and “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” buttons? Monday is St. Patrick’s Day!  Here are some South Florida hotspots where you can party while enjoying a cold pint of Guinness or a hot plate...
  • Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch

    Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch
    WASHINGTON -- In a nod to bipartisan tradition and St. Patrick, President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) donned emerald ties to hear (and sing) a bit of Irish folk music during a Capitol Hill luncheon with Ireland's prime minister. It'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • St. Patrick's Day steps off in controversy over gays in New York, Boston

    Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...