| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:26 AM
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will end the kind of austerity measures required under its EU/IMF bailout when it sets its budget for 2015 in October as the economy looks to be growing faster than expected, the deputy prime minister said on Wednesday....
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Country musician Brad Paisley's first tour of the United Kingdom in 2000 didn't leave him much to write home to West Virginia about.
Paisley and the other acts on the tour flew commercial airlines and saw their precious band gear stashed into the jet'...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:20 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy.
The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange
Franklin believes in having fun at Penn State
CHICAGO -- James Franklin says he'll put as much effort and hours as it takes to make Penn State football successful.
But he also wants to have fun....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
As the carriage circled the hill, Billy the Irish cob glanced back at Lionel Chadwick, the coachman at Ballyfin manor, as if to say, "I'm ready, old son. What about you?"
"Chirrup," clucked Lionel, twitching the reins, the answer he always gives when...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Ireland is already proving to be a hit location for UCF football fans.
Ticket sales are on pace for a sellout for the UCF-Penn State game at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin, Ireland Aug. 30th. According to Croke Park officials, an estimated 40,000...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:42 AM
The fictional dead of Dublin — stately, plump Buck Mulligan, Leopold and Molly Bloom — will come alive tonight in Chicago.
To mark Bloomsday, which celebrates James Joyce's "Ulysses," his characters will speak in Latin and vulgarities and...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Garth Brooks fans got new hope over the weekend that his five canceled concerts in Dublin, Ireland, might go on as scheduled this month. After a top Irish government official stepped in to help broker a deal, Ticketmaster has in turn postponed plans to...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Garth Brooks has told the promoter of his five concerts in Ireland that he’s game to go ahead with the shows as planned if the municipal roadblocks that led to their cancellation on Tuesday can be resolved.
“If you think for any reason...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
In a surprise turn that has left at least 400,000 concert ticket-holders in Ireland disappointed, the promoter of country superstar Garth Brooks’ five sold-out shows in Dublin announced Tuesday that the concerts have been canceled after the city&...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:57 AM
It’s crying time on the Emerald Isle: Country music superstar Garth Brooks issued a statement Monday confirming that his five planned concerts in Dublin next week are scrapped, and that ticket refunds for 400,000 ticket buyers will proceed....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Country singer Garth Brooks' five comeback concerts in Dublin this month were canceled on Tuesday after two of the sold-out shows were denied permission to go ahead, the event's promoters said.
A council decision last week to uphold objections raised...