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  • U2 tax compliance: the view from Ireland

    U2 appear unable to grasp the core of the issue regarding their tax status in Ireland ("The Edge: U2, Bono have not evaded taxes," July 13) . Nobody on this island doubts that they are fully in compliance with Irish or European law, or that they have...
  • Next season at Center Stage: 'Jazz,' Sondheim, Mamet

    Next season at Center Stage: 'Jazz,' Sondheim, Mamet
    The theme of Center Stage's 2011-2012 season might be summed up as rhythm — from the distinctive beat of "Jazz," a world premiere adapted from the Toni Morrison novel of that name, to the percussive profanity of David Mamet's "American Buffalo";...
  • Senator Cardin's affection for Bono' foundation is indefensible

    Sen. Benjamin Cardin's recent letter defending Bono and his ONE foundation puts him in direct opposition to President Obama's appeal for "corporate jet" owners to pay their fair share of tax ("Cardin: ONE Campaign works," June 27). U2 are major tax...
  • Lunch review: Solid pub fare at James Joyce

    Lunch review: Solid pub fare at James Joyce
    One of my long-standing life questions is, What makes an Irish pub an Irish pub? Is it dark, moody shadows peopled by whispering conspirators nursing black pints amid the rhythmic phthwacking of darts hitting corkboard? Or is it any old joint that...
  • Why is your breed of dog the best breed?

    It's all politics Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times How has the Glen of Imaal terrier not yet won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show you ask? You ask, don't you? Politics! Darn politics. The hardy breed comes from the Glen of Imaal in County Wicklow,...
  • Old 'Faces' brings new name to Slayton House

    Old 'Faces' brings new name to Slayton House
    The monthly art exhibits at Slayton House are a reliable showcase for local artists. When the administrator in charge of those exhibits, Bernice Kish, recently retired as Wilde Lake village manager, her contributions over the past 25 years prompted an...
  • Colombian orphans will never forget day on the Chesapeake

    Colombian orphans will never forget day on the Chesapeake
    It will be hard to leave the pizza, the pool and the ice cream when Wednesday rolls around for Andres and Duvan, two orphans from Colombia who spent a month soaking up the things we take for granted. But they'll always have the Chesapeake Bay, which...
  • L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies

    L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies
    L. Patrick Deering, a retired accountant and insurance executive who worked behind the scenes on behalf of cultural, educational and philanthropic causes, died of leukemia Sunday at his Ruxton home. He was 88. Born on a cattle and dairy farm in County...
  • The Rev. Gerald V. Lardner, Sulpician priest

    The Rev. Gerald V. Lardner, Sulpician priest
    The Rev. Gerald "Gerry" Vincent Lardner, a Sulpician priest who taught preaching and later served as a missionary in Africa, died of cancer June 18 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 70 and lived in North Baltimore. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • History Matters: Essay on Ireland lands Ellicott City 12-year-old second prize in newspaper contest

    100 Years Ago Irish eyed Ellicott City Boy Gets A Prize In the Baltimore News contest for the best essays by children, 12-year old Noble Watkins, of Ellicott City, was awarded the second prize for the following essay. "Essay On Ireland: Ireland is a...
  • Hamilton headlines HoCoPoLitSo's Irish Evening

    It takes so long to say the name of the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society that one can be thankful that everybody just refers to it as HoCoPoLitSo. One of this literary organization's longest running and most popular activities is an annual...
  • Perry Hall/Kingsville: It's time for the wearing of the green

    Just in time forSt. Patrick's Day, a bit of Erin treasure sparkles like a rainbow right in our own, soon to be green, community back yard. The Emerald Isle Club, founded in 1956, meets once a month in Parkville and keeps the Irish heritage alive to...