| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:42 AM
Just in time forSt. Patrick's Day, a bit of Erin treasure sparkles like a rainbow right in our own, soon to be green, community back yard.
The Emerald Isle Club, founded in 1956, meets once a month in Parkville and keeps the Irish heritage alive to...
| Oct 18, 2011
It didn't take Glenelg long to establish the tempo of Monday's game against Mt. Hebron.
Thirteen seconds after the opening whistle, the Gladiators had a goal.
"I think it surprised (both teams) at how fast we came out. This was the fastest that we'...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 1:45 PM
The Canton Irish Stroll will make you a believer in the power of St. Patrick. I defy you to find a more spirited group of drunks.
And I should know: I've been a Canton resident for seven years. But in its 11th year, Saturday's Stroll (1-9 p.m.) , can...
| Mar 4, 2012
100 Years Ago
Tiger, tiger, luring site
In the Times' Laurel column:
"At a recent meeting of the Mayor and city council, it was stated that reports were in circulation that the law prohibiting the sale of spirits and malt liquors is being violated in...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The Rev. Gerald "Gerry" Vincent Lardner, a Sulpician priest who taught preaching and later served as a missionary in Africa, died of cancer June 18 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 70 and lived in North Baltimore.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia are asking for a postponement until spring in the trial for an Ellicott City teen charged with aiding a terrorist, citing complexities in a case filled with classified information, voluminous evidence and multiple...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Common Ground on the Hill is branching out from its roots in Westminster and launching a concert series in Baltimore.
The 18-year-old music and arts organization, founded at McDaniel College in Carroll County when the school was still called Western...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Depending on your level of sobriety, potcheen can be your best friend or your worst enemy.
This strong spirit (90 proof) is found at only a few bars in Baltimore but Blarney Stone in Fells Point is where I learned to love it. Blarney's house shot,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Her story: Cori Seedenburg, 25, grew up in Altoona, Penn., and now lives in Annapolis. She is a radiation therapist at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Her mother, Kim Shirley, is a salesperson at Ford Courtesy in Altoona and her stepfather, Peter Shirley, is...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Sad news for Baltimore's Irish community: Joe Patrick Byrne, who for decades ran J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, passed away last Saturday of cancer. The future of the pub is uncertain.
Byrne, who lived above the bar, made J. Patrick's one of...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital.
The former Cockeysville...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 8:37 PM
It's all politics
Los Angeles Times
How has the Glen of Imaal terrier not yet won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show you ask? You ask, don't you? Politics! Darn politics. The hardy breed comes from the Glen of Imaal in County Wicklow,...