| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Every rejected and unpublished novelist harbors a secret and implausible fantasy: One day, not only will she (or he) be published, but the sleeping literary world will also awaken and recognize her (or his) genius and pile accolades and prizes upon her...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The IMPAC Dublin Literary Award announced its shortlist for 2013 on Tuesday, and a refreshingly diverse group it is, with five novels in translation -- from Japan, Iceland, Norway, the Netherlands, and France -- listed along with one British, one Irish...
| Mar 19, 2013
Michael J. Roarty, a retired marketing executive who helped build Anheuser-Busch beer brands into international powerhouses, died at a hospital in a St. Louis suburb Saturday, a day after suffering a heart attack. He was 84.
Roarty had been...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Just as Irish novelist Flann O'Brien out-Joyced James Joyce with his mind-bending masterwork "At Swim-Two-Birds," Irish playwright Arthur Riordan takes the sort of too-true-to-be-real story that is catnip to Tom Stoppard and proceeds to fold, spindle, and...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:00 PM
National Book Award winner Colum McCann's ninth book, "TransAtlantic," is a fictionalized exploration of three historic journeys between North America and Ireland. He talked about his new novel, which hits bookstores on June 4, by phone from his...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
St. Patrick's Day has arrived and brought with it a high-stepping Google Doodle. The Feast of St. Patrick means shamrocks ......
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame players left for Ireland on Tuesday afternoon, but about 40 members of the football team had trouble in London and missed a connecting flight to Dublin. They are supposed to make it to Dublin Wednesday night......
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:23 PM
The Sherman Oaks Notre Dame football team got a tour of Croke Park, home of the Gaelic Games, on Thursday in Dublin, Ireland. The team is set to play Hamilton from Chandler, Ariz., on Friday. Coach Kevin Rooney said, "Everybody......