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  • Ballyhoo, Ballyfin! Ireland as you've never seen it

    Ballyhoo, Ballyfin! Ireland as you've never seen it
    As the carriage circled the hill, Billy the Irish cob glanced back at Lionel Chadwick, the coachman at Ballyfin manor, as if to say, "I'm ready, old son. What about you?" "Chirrup," clucked Lionel, twitching the reins, the answer he always gives when...
  • John Stanley to Lead Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Consumer Products UK Divisions

    John Stanley will take on overall leadership of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution UK and Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK, in addition to his existing responsibilities as SVP & Managing Director, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain &...
  • Photographs By Bruce Davidson, Paul Caponigro At Yale

    Photographs By Bruce Davidson, Paul Caponigro At Yale
    Bruce Davidson and Paul Caponigro, two American photographers who made their names in the British Isles in the '60s, had two disparate interests. Davidson, who cut his teeth photographing street gangs in Brooklyn, headed straight to cities: London,...
  • Pope Francis begs forgiveness of sex abuse victims

    Pope Francis begs forgiveness of sex abuse victims
    Pope Francis met for the first time with victims of clerical sexual abuse on Monday and pledged that bishops who covered up such abuse of minors would be held accountable. Likening the abuse to a “sacrilegious cult” that drove its victims...
  • Silicon Valley tech startups find a second home in Ireland

    Trailing the trans-Atlantic moves of Apple, Intel, Google and Facebook, fledgling Silicon Valley tech startups are opening offices in Ireland. But Ireland's famously low corporate tax isn't the primary draw for startups unlike their predecessors...
  • Travel across the globe with "ShadowStories" at Allentown Library

     
    Join Mock Turtle Marionette Theater as it sets aside its strings and wooden puppets to take families on a journey around the world with shadow puppets with "ShadowStories," a free program 2 p.m. Saturday at Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St. In...
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  • Medical giant Medtronic to buy rival Covidien for $42.9 billion

    Medical giant Medtronic to buy rival Covidien for $42.9 billion
    Health giant Medtronic Inc. said it will acquire Irish rival Covidien in a $42.9-billion cash-and-stock deal, giving the U.S. firm a lower tax rate and a broader portfolio of medical devices. Medtronic said it plans to move its corporate headquarters...
  • Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood

    Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood
    In Ireland, families huddled together and died by the thousands, killed by typhus and starvation. In the agriculturally rich province of Yunnan, China, some parents sold children for a mouthful of rice. In the delta of the Bay of Bengal, cholera killed...
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  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

     
    Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was...
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