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Great Scott
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Great Scott
It seems that there were multiple forces in play as voters went to the polls but many around the country, we sense, would prefer to believe that th...
Small bore again
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Small bore again
Being allowed to parade down one street as opposed to the next, or another street, would appear to be well down the list of fundamentals. Not, appa...
It's a great time to learn Irish!
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It's a great time to learn Irish!
As always, there is an action-packed calendar of Irish language and Irish-themed events taking place all over the city. There is an Irish Language ...
Doyle's brilliant year
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Doyle's brilliant year
On Sun., Jan. 31, we'll find out if he and Chicago fiddler Liz Carroll win the best traditional world music album Grammy for "Double Play" (Compass...
Oi, the Robinsons are lifting my plot lines
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Oi, the Robinsons are lifting my plot lines
"The American Envoy" tells the story of a special U.S. ambassador who is sent to the North in the wake of a smartass remark and soon finds himself ...
Dead keen on making this, until . . .
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Dead keen on making this, until . . .
Across town a bit there was a gathering at the Irish Consulate. It was a reception to introduce to the world a library posing as a book. Well, nine...
Ray Kelly dons the parade sash
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Ray Kelly dons the parade sash
The man who will be this year's grand marshal told a packed room at his installation last week that he had spent almost all of his adult life on Fi...
Beyond Trapattoni, some talent lurks
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Beyond Trapattoni, some talent lurks
As recently as 2008, the previous incumbent, Fatih Terim, was drawing down an annual salary of just over
Superb Leinster are on course to reach Euro quarter-finals
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Superb Leinster are on course to reach Euro quarter-finals
Created by an inspired assist from Shane Horgan, O'Driscoll's score with the very last play of the game means that Leinster can now afford to lose ...
Duddy plans to keep New Year's resolution in Astorga bout
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Duddy plans to keep New Year's resolution in Astorga bout
The non-title contest, on a card featuring two world championship bouts, is scheduled for eight rounds. Duddy is hopeful that his ninth appearance ...
He gave his life
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He gave his life
The 44 year-old political advisor worked in the destitute Caribbean nation for two years prior to the epic earthquake that took his and the lives o...
Irish in D.C.
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Irish in D.C.
The more than fifty visitors came to the nation's capital from both coasts and the heartland of the Midwest to listen to briefings from three top s...
High flying Ed Toner dies at age 78
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High flying Ed Toner dies at age 78
Edward Joseph Toner Jr. was born in Queens, New York and resided in Howell, New Jersey from 1966 to 1993 before moving to Brick. A graduate of the ...
Rally for Kieran
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Rally for Kieran
For more information on Be a Match and the National Marrow Donor Program, or to become a donor, or to make a tax-deductible contribution linked to ...
Greyhound racing gone to the dogs in NE
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Greyhound racing gone to the dogs in NE
Smith, whose parents came to the U.S. from County Cavan, invented the mechanical lure in 1912 to prevent the killing of live jackrabbits by greyhou...