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  • On the Spot: Sound advice for avoiding hotel noise

    On the Spot: Sound advice for avoiding hotel noise
    Question: On a trip to Ireland we stayed at a hotel in Dublin that was advertised as "a tranquil retreat in the heart of the city center." It was — until about 2 a.m., when people began leaving the nightclub/pub across the street. There were fights,...
  • Book review: 'A Death in Summer' by Benjamin Black

    Book review: 'A Death in Summer' by Benjamin Black
    It starts with a dead man. Rich, powerful and headless, Richard Jewell is sprawled across his desk, his hands still grasping one of his well-polished shotguns. There is no small amount of glee in Benjamin Black's description of the scene — "he...
  • Philip Winchester's 'Camelot': Leontes, Guinness & Va Va Voom

    Philip Winchester's 'Camelot': Leontes, Guinness & Va Va Voom
    After six episodes of the Starz’ series “Camelot,” I’m still having a hard time believing Guinevere would throw over her hubby, the knight Leontes, for young King Arthur. Leontes is brave, dashing, honorable, and Philip Winchester...
  • Irish plays performed back-to-back to show contrast

    Theatre Banshee is known for its Irish plays, but this season producers are trying something new: staging two Irish plays performed simultaneously so the audience can see one play in the afternoon, take a break, and see the other at night. The first...
  • Bewley's Tuscan bean and tomato soup

    The hearty vegetarian soup is from a cafe in Dublin, Ireland. Bewley's Tuscan bean and tomato soup Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Servings: 10 to 16 Note: Adapted from Bewley's Grafton Street Café in Dublin, Ireland 1/4 cup (½ stick) butter 2 pounds...
  • The New Irish Heroes

    Ireland loves its heroes, even those like Michael Collins who met his end at the hands of fellow Irishmen.  Collins was never more popular than he was at his funeral. The response was overwhelming, just like the response last week to the comments of...
  • 900-year-old Saint's Heart Vanishes from Cathedral

    900-year-old Saint's Heart Vanishes from Cathedral
    DUBLIN, Ireland -- Police in Ireland are studying security camera footage from a cathedral in Dublin after the preserved heart of the city's patron saint was stolen over the weekend, they said Monday. The 900-year-old heart of St. Laurence O'Toole was...
  • Belfast shows both sides of 'the Troubles'

    Belfast shows both sides of 'the Troubles'
    A visit to the Emerald Isle is not complete without including Northern Ireland. It offers the tourist a very different but still very Irish world. While the friction between Catholics and Protestants has caused "the Troubles," it also has created some...
  • Stand Performs at Arch Street Tavern in Hartford on Aug. 24

    Stand Performs at Arch Street Tavern in Hartford on Aug. 24
    It's going to be Friday before you know it. So hang on, and imagine yourself at Arch Street Tavern, whiskey in hand, prepared for Stand (pictured), a Dublin, Ireland-based quartet who've obviously paid close attention to their country's pop music trends...
  • Rethink ‘ye olde' British Isles

    Rethink ‘ye olde' British Isles
    A key to experiencing Great Britain and Ireland smartly in 2010 is to embrace them not as "ye olde" destinations but as modern ones. London is busily preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games, developing its Olympic Park site in the eastern part of the city....
  • Besides whiskey, Ireland exporting its pubs

    Besides whiskey, Ireland exporting its pubs
    The sky is performing its usual routine — an ever-changing mix of clouds and sunshine — as I catch up with a couple of friends at a pub a few miles south of Dublin. The sun pouring through the leaded-glass windows warms our souls nearly as...
  • Exploring Dublin's Docklands

    Exploring Dublin's Docklands
    DUBLIN, Ireland (AP) -- There is arguably no place more central to Ireland's capital than the River Liffey, which snakes its way through the city and divides Dublin into north and south sides before emptying into the Irish Sea at the city's edge. It is...