| May 26, 2014
| 2:23 AM
On the front page on Oct. 7, 1917, in the breathless style of the day, The Hartford Courant informed readers that it had dispatched a correspondent to war-ravaged France, where the 26th Yankee Division from New England had begun to arrive.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:05 AM
"I carry the sun in a golden cup, the moon in a silver bag."
--Irish poet W.B. Yeats
Breda met me in front of the butcher shop and led my car down a road so narrow a moonbeam would need daylight to find it.
Then we arrived at Thomas Lynch's...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Malcolm Glazer, who ascended from near-poverty as a teenager to owning the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and international soccer powerhouse Manchester United, died Wednesday, the Buccaneers announced. He was 85.
Glazer suffered two strokes in 2006 that...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS- Rolling off a busy Cannes market, Le Pacte has almost sold out a pair of critically-acclaimed official selection players: Abderrahmane Sissako's "Timbuktu" and Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribero Salgado's "Salt of the Earth."
Acquired last week by...
| May 11, 2014
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Traditional Irish music is alive and well in Chicago. One need look no further than the hooleys at Chief O'Neill's Pub and Restaurant on North Elston Avenue. A hooley is a social gathering — music, dancing, food, conversation. Under the auspices...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:01 PM
All things Irish will be celebrated Friday through Monday at Chicago Gaelic Park's 28th Irish Festival in Oak Forest.
More than 40 artists from the states and Ireland will provide continuous music on four stages. Two more stages cater to kids and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Martin McDonagh's dark Irish comedy "The Cripple of Inishmaan" makes its Central Florida premiere on Friday, June 6, in a production by Valencia College Theater.
Set in 1934 off the west coast of Ireland, "The Cripple of Inishmaan" tells the story of...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A battle is brewing over the lucrative trans-Atlantic routes that have been dominated by major U.S. and European airlines.
Upstart Norwegian Air Shuttle is ruffling rivals’ feathers with its plans to bring the kind of low-fare service offered by...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Irish media are raising a fuss over Gov. Jerry Brown's comments on the Irish tax laws that shelter Apple from billions of dollars in U.S. taxes.
"I don't know how you got to have Apple to have so much of their business in Ireland, we thought they were a...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Can’t make it to Brazil?
That doesn’t mean you can’t elbow your way through a crowd of drunken fans to a front-row seat for this summer’s World Cup, which kicks off Thursday. Viewing parties are scheduled all over Southern...