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Recently departed never forgot mentoring roles
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Recently departed never forgot mentoring roles
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Friends recall idyllic summers in East Durham
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Friends recall idyllic summers in East Durham
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It’s hard not to be charmed by ‘Once’
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It’s hard not to be charmed by ‘Once’
[caption id="attachment_71062" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti."][/caption] “Once” * Music and lyrics by G...
Speakers to look at wealth, poverty, upward mobility
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Speakers to look at wealth, poverty, upward mobility
The phenomenon of chain immigration from Ireland is one subject up for discussion at a one-day symposium at New York University on Saturday, April ...
Warfield CD is product of years of research
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Warfield CD is product of years of research
In eight years you could earn a bachelor’s degree in history, go on to get your master’s, and maybe even a PhD… but what fun is that? The charismat...
Belfast’s MacQuitty  made unsinkable film
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Belfast’s MacQuitty made unsinkable film
William MacQuitty, a proud Ulsterman born in 1905, saw the Titanic on dry land and remembered his father, the managing director of the Belfast Tele...
Begleys know how to put on a show
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Begleys know how to put on a show
[caption id="attachment_70807" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. "][/caption] Two Saturdays ago I was out am...
Dublin’s Kennedy sets sail on ‘Titanic’
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Dublin’s Kennedy sets sail on ‘Titanic’
[caption id="attachment_70778" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Maria Doyle Kennedy and Toby Jones in the miniseries “Titanic,” which will ...
Liam Neeson is back as Zeus in ‘Wrath’
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Liam Neeson is back as Zeus in ‘Wrath’
[caption id="attachment_70689" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Liam Neeson in “Wrath of the Titans.”"][/caption] Northern Irish actor Liam...
‘Salesman’ still works despite limitations
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‘Salesman’ still works despite limitations
[caption id="attachment_70686" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Death of a Salesman.”"][/caption] “Death of a Sa...
Theater towns forge alliance
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Theater towns forge alliance
Aitkin, Minn., and Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, discovered something in common and so have become “sister cities.” The link is being forged around the ...
Molloy’s ‘Smarty Girl’ delves into family’s past
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Molloy’s ‘Smarty Girl’ delves into family’s past
[caption id="attachment_70681" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Honor Molloy."][/caption] “I got flung out of Ireland,” said Honor Molloy. ...

 

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