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'Merchant of Venice' sells Pacino short
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'Merchant of Venice' sells Pacino short
By Joseph Hurley "The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare • Directed by Daniel Sullivan • Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater, ...
Dubs dumped by goal-happy Meath, Louth to make final after 50 years
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Dubs dumped by goal-happy Meath, Louth to make final after 50 years
By Kieran Rooney DUBLIN and the England soccer team, sadly, have something in common. They concede goals, lots of them. In the case of the Dubs it ...
Tourism minister Hanafin pitches value of visits 'home'
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Tourism minister Hanafin pitches value of visits 'home'
By Ray O'Hanlon Mary Hanafin has a three-card portfolio. But tourism was firmly on top of her deck this week during a two-and-a-half day stay in Ne...
Check records before media, say roots experts
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Check records before media, say roots experts
By Peter McDermott The will of two Manhattan-resident sisters from County Kerry caused a minor media flap in Ireland over the past couple of weeks....
Mayo priest praying that oil steers clear
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Mayo priest praying that oil steers clear
By Ray O'Hanlon It's no longer a matter of if, but rather when. The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has thus far largely spared the state of Mis...
South Armagh reaches out on its own terms
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South Armagh reaches out on its own terms
By Anthony Neeson In his first day as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Owen Paterson said he had spent time in the "deepest, wildest parts ...
Brothers shot dead in Dublin gun attack
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Brothers shot dead in Dublin gun attack
Gardaí are investigating the murder of two brothers in West Dublin last night, RTE reports. Paul and Kenneth Corbally, aged 35 and 32, who were bot...
NAMA to go after homes of wealthy developers
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NAMA to go after homes of wealthy developers
National Assets Management Agency will move to seize developers' personal assets and houses -- despite pleas from builders for their family homes t...
 Irish role in Erie Canal's construction to be honored
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Irish role in Erie Canal's construction to be honored
By Peter McDermott Douglas Lazarus had an idea for "ReInspired." The Middlebury, Vt. resident is the curator for an exhibition of that title celebr...
Tri-State Events
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Tri-State Events
THEATER The Irish Repertory Theatre presents White Woman Street, by Sebastian Barry, directed by Charlotte Moore, May 7 thru June 27, at The Irish ...
National Events
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National Events
Boston WNTN-AM 1550 Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann promotes Irish traditional music and dance throughout the world. The weekly radio program is broadc...
Dáil passes lower drink-driving limit
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Dáil passes lower drink-driving limit
The new lower drink-driving limit was passed in the Dáil last night, RTE reports. Provision for a new acceptable blood alcohol limit of 50mg, repla...
Setting Meter to Music
Arts & Leisure
Setting Meter to Music
By Earle Hitchner Last week I wrote very briefly about Natalie Merchant's "Leave Your Sleep," featuring the Irish traditional band Lunasa on four t...
Supreme showstopper
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Supreme showstopper
By Susan Falvella Garraty Washington, D.C. --- Might it have stopped the Northern Ireland peace process before it even got off the ground? Could it...
ILIR to benefit from Gaelic Park gate
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ILIR to benefit from Gaelic Park gate
By Ray O'Hanlon Irish immigrants and the Gaelic Athletic Association in American cities are a natural match. So a lack of immigrants, no matter wha...