| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Kids, do not try this at home: Scientists have found that they can create high-quality graphene sheets using a kitchen blender and ordinary dishwasher detergent. The findings, published in the journal Nature Materials, outline a fresh way to create...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:47 PM
You need not have cousins in Cork or Mayo to stir up a few Irish dishes. Not with this trio of new cookbooks with their enticing recipes and beautiful photos.
Take "My Irish Table: Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve" by Cathal Armstrong and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Facebook is taking its friendship with Frank Gehry across the Atlantic, reportedly signing the Los Angeles architect to work on new office space in Dublin, Ireland, where the company already has a major presence. He will also design new office space for...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Irish playwright Mark O'Rowe's "Terminus" paints a fantastical world of singing serial killers, avenging angels and lovesick demons. Adding to its theatricality, the characters deliver monologues entirely in rhyme. "Gripping, grotesque and deliriously...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It's been an intense awards season and campaigners have worked tirelessly, smiled unceasingly and traveled endlessly. All of them deserve a big round of applause. But a special note of appreciation goes to Philomena Lee, the inspiration for the film...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Back in 1998, "Riverdance" was grossing close to half a billion dollars a year. That's a heck of a lot of money. It was even more impressive 16 years ago.
In that heyday for the Irish theatrical dance extravaganza, there were three internationally...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:48 AM
To mark his return to touring after a dozen years, country superstar Garth Brooks will play two stadium shows in Dublin, Ireland’s Croke Park, where he had performed sell-out shows in 1997.
The "Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event" will take place...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
CLAIM TO FAME
Dublin-born Scott has been living and working in London for more than 10 years, racking up stage, TV and film credits, but it was his turn as Sherlock Holmes' bete noire Moriarty in BBC's "Sherlock" that brought him to international...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Rupert Murdoch's publishing company News Corp. has acquired Storyful, a start-up that finds, verifies and distributes news and videos from social media sites, to boost its online and video efforts.
The New York-based News Corp., which owns publications...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Irish-born stage and screen actor Peter O'Toole, who became an international star in the title role of David Lean's Oscar-winning epic "Lawrence of Arabia," died on Saturday at age 81.
He was undoubtedly one of the greatest actors of his generation....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:29 AM
LONDON – Authorities in Ireland have taken custody of a child described as a blond-haired, blue-eyed girl in the care of a Roma family she did not resemble, the second such case in Europe in a week.
Police said Tuesday that they took the girl into...