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  • Nominees for the Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards Announced

    Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...
  • 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...
  • Mercury Filmworks Opens Studio in Ireland

    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...
  • 'Pomegranate Soup' author Marsha Mehran dead at 36

    'Pomegranate Soup' author Marsha Mehran dead at 36
    Marsha Mehran, author of the international bestselling novel "Pomegranate Soup," was found dead in her home in Ireland on Wednesday. Officials say there is nothing suspicious about the death of the 36-year-old; toxicology reports are pending. Mehran was...
  • 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...
  • How the Catholic League president's gay parade stunt backfired

    How the Catholic League president's gay parade stunt backfired
    What exactly was Bill Donohue, the cranky public face of the Catholic League and tireless critic of gay rights, trying to prove when he asked to be included in this year’s gay pride parade in New York City? That the gays would reject him? Oh please....
  • Eva Marie Saint: Not so saintly in 'North by Northwest'

    "I TIPPED the steward five dollars to seat you here if you came in." "Is that a proposition?" "I never discuss love on an empty stomach." "You've already eaten." "But you haven't." That was just a bit of the double-entendre-loaded exchanges between...
  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    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. After...
  • For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be

    For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be
    In September, inhabitants of Scotland will vote on independence from the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II warmly welcomed to Windsor Castle the president of the Republic of Ireland, which declared its full independence from British rule in...
  • Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets

    Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more than a tad successful....
  • For 'Dance,' an overdue visit from Conor McPherson

    For 'Dance,' an overdue visit from Conor McPherson
    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...
  • Pope Francis asks victims of clerical sex abuse for forgiveness

    Pope Francis asks victims of clerical sex abuse for forgiveness
    ROME -- Pope Francis on Friday made his first public plea for forgiveness on behalf of priests who have abused children. “I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil which some priests -- quite a few in number, [although] obviously not...