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Republic of Ireland

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  • Back Story: Artists transform Winnebago into man cave

    Back Story: Artists transform Winnebago into man cave
    On a blustery Saturday a few days before Christmas, the thirsty and the simply curious took a break from their last-minute shopping and headed to the Union Brewing Co. in Woodberry. There they took in a whimsical man cave on wheels that has been...
  • Q&A with the Gaelic Athletic Association's local division chair

    Q&A with the Gaelic Athletic Association's local division chair
    Niall Dempsey, chairman of the Gaelic Athletic Association's Mid-Atlantic Division, answered some questions about Irish sports. How many teams are in the Mid-Atlantic Division GAA? We currently have nine teams in the Mid-Atlantic Division under the...
  • Navy-Notre Dame game in 2014 will be played at FedEx Field

    Navy-Notre Dame game in 2014 will be played at FedEx Field
    Navy’s game against Notre Dame on Nov. 1 2014 will be played at FedEx Field in Landover, the school announced today. The Midshipmen and Fighting Irish last met at Fed Ex Field in 1998. Navy’s last game at the Washington Redskins’...
  • Americans will feel at home with this Irish Evening in Columbia

    Americans will feel at home with this Irish Evening in Columbia
    When Irish novelist Colum McCann reads from his work as part of the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society's 35th Irish Evening on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, the audience has a right to be in a green...
  • Carmel Quinn, volunteer

    Carmel Quinn, volunteer
    Carmel Quinn, a homemaker and volunteer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 83. Born Mary Katherine Carmel Fay in Belturbet, in County Cavan, Ireland, she moved to Baltimore in...
  • March over for food and fun before Easter bunny's arrival later this month

    Spring forth as taste tempting meals, planned with budding appetites in mind, pepper local church calendars: Hop over to Violetville United Methodist Church, 3648 Coolidge Ave., Saturday, March 9, for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9 a.m. to noon....
  • Share lessons of Lent during fellowship hours at churches [Column]

    Walking the path leading us to Holy Week is more meaningful when shared with fellow believers. The Greater Lansdowne Interfaith Partnership provides a way by hosting Wednesday evening get-togethers throughout the 40 days of Lent, with potluck suppers at 6...
  • An Irish folk tale's lesson for Joe Flacco

    An Irish folk tale's lesson for Joe Flacco
    Letter writer Ruth Fleishman's fear that quarterback Joe Flacco may not renew his contract with the Ravens reminded me of an old Irish folk tale ("Flacco holding out? Say it ain't so, Joe," Feb. 16). In a small town in the west of Ireland along the...
  • Inspiring students' creativity

    Inspiring students' creativity
    Growing up in Ireland, Richard McCready's top two subjects in school were music and computer science. Those loves followed him to the United States, and to Howard County's Mayfield Woods Middle School in Elkridge, where he started teaching music in 2001....
  • Back Story: Defending Havre de Grace from British attack

    Back Story: Defending Havre de Grace from British attack
    On this morning 200 years ago, a plucky Irish immigrant, John O'Neill, matched wits with British Adm. Sir George Cockburn, a veteran sea dog in command of a fleet of 19 vessels that sailed into Havre de Grace during the War of 1812. O'Neill was born in...
  • Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday

    Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday
    More than 100 people crowded into an intimate memorial service Saturday morning for Stephen Alex Rane, a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park who police say was killed Tuesday by his housemate. "We've witnessed a horrific tragedy this week,...
  • House passes bill to simplify some international travel

    House passes bill to simplify some international travel
    Passengers flying internationally from Ireland, Canada and the Caribbean through other airports around the United States may soon have an easier time with their luggage. On Sept. 11, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6028, the "No-Hassle Flying...