| May 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Josh Hartnett, an actor whose heartthrob looks have been detailed in just about every piece written about him, makes quite the unsightly entrance in Showtime's Victorian-set drama "Penny Dreadful." Not as one of the classic horror figures at the center of...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Canada's premiere animation studio, Mercury Filmworks, has expanded into the European marketplace by adding a production studio in Dublin. Teletoon Canada content chief Alan Gregg has been tapped as president.
In addition to his leading role, Gregg...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Irish theater is coming to Delray Beach.
The 21st Acting Irish International Theatre Festival will be staged Tuesday, May 20 through Saturday, May 24, at Arts Garage.
“We have a lot of people coming into town,” says Dennis Holmes, the...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:09 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:05 AM
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.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Until this past week — and I find this rather incredible — Conor McPherson had never been to Chicago. It's surprising because few theater-loving cities, outside of Dublin anyway, have been so obsessed with the works of a fellow who is, to my...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:48 AM
To mark his return to touring after a dozen years, country superstar Garth Brooks will play two stadium shows in Dublin, Ireland’s Croke Park, where he had performed sell-out shows in 1997.
The "Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event" will take place...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Irish playwright Mark O'Rowe's "Terminus" paints a fantastical world of singing serial killers, avenging angels and lovesick demons. Adding to its theatricality, the characters deliver monologues entirely in rhyme. "Gripping, grotesque and deliriously...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It's been an intense awards season and campaigners have worked tirelessly, smiled unceasingly and traveled endlessly. All of them deserve a big round of applause. But a special note of appreciation goes to Philomena Lee, the inspiration for the film...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Back in 1998, "Riverdance" was grossing close to half a billion dollars a year. That's a heck of a lot of money. It was even more impressive 16 years ago.
In that heyday for the Irish theatrical dance extravaganza, there were three internationally...