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Dublin (Ireland)

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  • Irish cat that boarded a commuter train is reunited with her owner through Twitter

     
    We're always happy to hear about a happy ending for an animal in trouble. So it was with great interest that we read BoingBoing's report about a cat with a bad case of wanderlust who mysteriously turned up on a......
  • Tony Blair's all the rage

     
    This is the kind of scene you expect from a book tour. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair stands smiling, at right, as the managing director of Eason, an Irish bookstore chain, beams, at left. Copies of Blair's new memoir......
  • Plaza Theatre hosts Irish Comedy Tour

     
    Irish humor isn't just for St. Patrick's Day, you know. See for yourself: The Irish Comedy Tour stops at the Plaza Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday. The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous trio of...
  • Premiere of opera based on Oscar Wilde's 'Being Earnest' highlights Irish arts festival's L.A. offerings (updated)

     
    Without even trying, the Irish have had a huge impact on American arts and culture over the past 150-plus years. Now, with the roaring “Irish Tiger” economy of the early 2000s defanged by a collapsed real estate bubble, they're trying.......
  • Colum McCann wins IMPAC Dublin Award

     
    Colum McCann has won the IMPAC Dublin Award for his novel "Let the Great World Spin." The selection was announced Wednesday at a ceremony in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to a lovely statuette, McCann will receive a prize of more......
  • 8 ways to celebrate James Joyce and Bloomsday

     
    Bloomsday is celebrated June 16 with toasts to James Joyce and "Ulysses" happening all over the world....
  • Ireland's debt rating cut to junk by Moody's; euro slides

     
    Ireland's debt rating was cut to junk status Tuesday by Moody's Investors Service, dashing financial markets' hopes for a stretch of calm after the latest upheaval in Europe. Moody’s dropped Ireland to Ba1 from Baa3, citing a “growing...
  • Colorful Plants Fill Overseas Gardens

     
    Twenty-five Floridians, one New York resident and one from Kentucky started out about two weeks ago to tackle Scotland and Ireland. We picked up a jolly Irish bus driver and guide in Glasgow, Scotland and we were off on a great adventure. Needless to...
  • Rockabilly star Imelda May talks about her top five guitar-toting influences in American music

     
    Rockabilly star Imelda May talks about her top 5 guitar-toting artists from the 50s that influence her music....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...