| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
On a blustery Saturday a few days before Christmas, the thirsty and the simply curious took a break from their last-minute shopping and headed to the Union Brewing Co. in Woodberry.
There they took in a whimsical man cave on wheels that has been...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Niall Dempsey, chairman of the Gaelic Athletic Association's Mid-Atlantic Division, answered some questions about Irish sports.
How many teams are in the Mid-Atlantic Division GAA?
We currently have nine teams in the Mid-Atlantic Division under the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Navy’s game against Notre Dame on Nov. 1 2014 will be played at FedEx Field in Landover, the school announced today.
The Midshipmen and Fighting Irish last met at Fed Ex Field in 1998. Navy’s last game at the Washington Redskins’...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:57 AM
When Irish novelist Colum McCann reads from his work as part of the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society's 35th Irish Evening on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, the audience has a right to be in a green...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Carmel Quinn, a homemaker and volunteer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 83.
Born Mary Katherine Carmel Fay in Belturbet, in County Cavan, Ireland, she moved to Baltimore in...
| Mar 6, 2013
Spring forth as taste tempting meals, planned with budding appetites in mind, pepper local church calendars:
Hop over to Violetville United Methodist Church, 3648 Coolidge Ave., Saturday, March 9, for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9 a.m. to noon....
| Feb 20, 2013
Walking the path leading us to Holy Week is more meaningful when shared with fellow believers. The Greater Lansdowne Interfaith Partnership provides a way by hosting Wednesday evening get-togethers throughout the 40 days of Lent, with potluck suppers at 6...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Letter writer Ruth Fleishman's fear that quarterback Joe Flacco may not renew his contract with the Ravens reminded me of an old Irish folk tale ("Flacco holding out? Say it ain't so, Joe," Feb. 16).
In a small town in the west of Ireland along the...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Growing up in Ireland, Richard McCready's top two subjects in school were music and computer science. Those loves followed him to the United States, and to Howard County's Mayfield Woods Middle School in Elkridge, where he started teaching music in 2001....
| May 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
On this morning 200 years ago, a plucky Irish immigrant, John O'Neill, matched wits with British Adm. Sir George Cockburn, a veteran sea dog in command of a fleet of 19 vessels that sailed into Havre de Grace during the War of 1812.
O'Neill was born in...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:51 PM
More than 100 people crowded into an intimate memorial service Saturday morning for Stephen Alex Rane, a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park who police say was killed Tuesday by his housemate.
"We've witnessed a horrific tragedy this week,...
| Apr 22, 2013
Margaret C. Doyle, a retired public school English teacher and poet who later taught for many years at the Renaissance Institute, died Thursday from complications following surgery at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
The former longtime Pikesville...