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  • The Pogues' longtime guitarist Phil Chevron dies

    The Pogues' longtime guitarist Phil Chevron dies
    When the topic of the Pogues comes up in casual conversation, the first thought isn’t necessarily the sound of their guitars. More likely it has something to do with singer Shane MacGowan’s sneering voice, the driving accordion, the whistle...
  • Music Box Films Buys Kurosawa's 'Penance' for U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland

    Music Box Films, the Chicago-based arthouse distributor, has nabbed rights to "Penance" ("Shokuzai"), Japanese genre master Kiyoshi Kurosawa's eerie psychological thriller, for the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Ireland. Deal was announced at Mipcom, the...
  • Retirement: 4 Great places to retire overseas

    To come up with our list, we considered climate, cost of living and access to health care. -- Costa Rica. Health care is excellent and inexpensive, and a couple can live comfortably on $2,500 a month. The average temperature is 72 degrees, although...
  • Our Picks: Ireland's Great Hunger Museum's One-Year Anniversary

    Our Picks: Ireland's Great Hunger Museum's One-Year Anniversary
    It's been one year since Quinnipiac University's Ireland's Great Hunger Museum opened its doors. In that time, more than 10,000 visitors have set foot in the museum. Some hailed from Ireland, fittingly, but others came from Iceland and Japan. The museum...
  • Walking the walk at Live the Look

    Walking the walk at Live the Look
    South Coast Plaza shoppers stepped into their wildest couture, décor and cosmetic dreams last weekend at the center's first Live the Look event, held in partnership with the Hollywood Reporter. Presenting the best in fashion, beauty and home, the...
  • Secret Princes Season 2: Four dashing new princes go undercover for lovers on TLC

     
    A word of advice, ladies: If you have to work on your birthday, a leisurely Beverly Hills lunch date with four handsome princes is decidedly the way to go. OK, so two were princes, one a baron and one a lord, but when the company — the Season 2 cast...
  • Government shutdown: Irish honeymooners frustrated at Yosemite

    Government shutdown: Irish honeymooners frustrated at Yosemite
    Clare Cogan and Daniel Mohally stood forlornly inside the Yosemite Visitors Bureau, trying to figure out how to salvage their honeymoon. The Cork, Ireland, couple had flown to the United States last week for a honeymoon trip that started in San Diego...
  • Sons of Anarchy Season 6 recap: “The Mad King”

     
    It's not at all uncommon for a series to follow up a huge, game-changing episode — like the one Sons of Anarchy Season 6 threw at us last week — with a rather ho-hum affair. And while some big stuff does indeed happen in “The Mad King,&#...
  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum

    Ireland's Great Hunger Museum
    Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, 3011 Whitney Ave. in Hamden, is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 12, wtih a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. that wil feature a live harpist, wine and hors d’oeuvres. This...
  • Ireland Ups Tax Incentive to 32% Beginning 2015

    LONDON - Ireland has redoubled its efforts to attract international film, TV and toon projects to its shores. The Irish government has upped its tax breaks for production to 32% beginning in 2015, and extended it to include talent from outside the...
  • Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries' wins 2013 Man Booker Prize

    This post has been updated. Please see note at bottom for details. Eleanor Catton took the 2013 Man Booker Prize for "The Luminaries" at an awards ceremony in London on Tuesday night. At age 28, Catton is the youngest novelist ever to win the...
  • Montreal Film Review: 'A Thousand Times Goodnight'

    A Norwegian-made, English-language film set in Ireland, Kenya and Afghanistan, and starring French luminary Juliette Binoche, would seem to wear its internationalism on its sleeve. Yet globe-trotting, at least to war zones, forms the central conflict in...