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  • Anne Marie Murphy, breast cancer task force director

    Anne Marie Murphy, breast cancer task force director
    After Anne Marie Murphy came to the United States from her native Ireland to earn her doctorate in molecular genetics from Johns Hopkins University, she planned to "become an academician," she said. Volunteering at a clinic for domestic abuse victims...
  • Buzzy Irish Titles at Cannes

    The Canal Director: Ivan Kavanagh Production company: Park Films Cast: Rupert Evans, Antonia Campbell Hughes, Hannah Hoekstra Logline: Thriller that relates the sinister history of a home where a murder had taken place at the turn of the century. Status:...
  • Daniel Radcliffe brings strength to role of 'Crippled Billy'

    Daniel Radcliffe brings strength to role of 'Crippled Billy'
    — On the unforgiving island of Inishmaan, off Ireland's west coast, right by the Old Sod but peering out enviously in the direction of the Yanks, a young fella named Billy, who happens to suffer from a physical deformity, is not just Billy. Not in...
  • Ireland Lures More Productions With Bigger Tax Breaks, Better Facilities

    Last year, Ireland announced that it was upping the ante in the global contest for international film and TV shoots by increasing its tax incentive to 32% beginning next year. But production incentives alone do not a film industry make, as Irish Film...
  • Cannes: Comedy 'Pride' Lures Buyers Before World Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

    Matthew Warchus' humor-laced ensemble comedy "Pride," sold by Pathe, has lured a flurry of key-territory buyers in the run up to its world preem in Directors' Fortnight. Inspired by true events that took place during the Margaret Thatcher era in 1984,...
  • Cannes Fest, VOD Platform Mubi Partner to Unspool Past Titles (EXCLUSIVE)

    Global VOD platform Mubi has partnered with the Cannes Film Festival's Court Metrage to screen exclusively a selection of short films that have played in competition at the event in past years. The shorts will feature on the curated arthouse platform...
  • Chicago violence: The repetition of horror

     Chicago violence: The repetition of horror
    Two true Chicago stories. They both happened on the same Sunday in April. Story one: A teenager pushing a man in a wheelchair down South Michigan Avenue is shot twice in the abdomen in a drive-by shooting. Story two: On the day before his 11th...
  • CANNES: European Film Promotion Unveils 24 Participants

    LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival. The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
  • Alexion CEO Received $30M in Compensation in 2013

    The CEO of Alexion, the Cheshire-based pharmaceutical company that makes the most expensive drug in the world, received $30.15 million in compensation last year, according to a federal filing Wednesday. Alexion, which developed a biologic drug from CEO...
  • Story of Irish road show is about journey, not destination

    Story of Irish road show is about journey, not destination
    In the pantheon of contemporary Irish playwrights, Billy Roche's star has been eclipsed Stateside both by elder statesmen such as Brian Friel and younger masters of the craft, particularly Conor McPherson. Roche, best known for his late 1980s "Wexford...
  • McSorley's gets tanked on 'Fish Tank Kings'

    McSorley's gets tanked on 'Fish Tank Kings'
    Simon Kearney, owner of McSorley’s Beach Pub, once dreamed of a serpentine aquarium snaking more than 300 feet through his oceanfront Fort Lauderdale tavern. For now, he’s settled for an eel. The 30-inch zebra eel will make its national...
  • Kim Kardashian-Kanye West wedding: Bring on pictures, honeymoon

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are finally married -- but of course there are still more details to be had, including the first official pictures from the event and some details of their mini-honeymoon.  The pictures surfaced courtesy of E! Online, the...