| Jan 7, 2010
| 8:21 AM
1 ½ Waffles (Out of 4) - Yes, January is the time for movies with ridiculous premises that make you believe every studio exec in Hollywood is engaging in Amy Winehouse levels of drug use. Leap Year doesn't disappoint. It's a movie that makes you think you...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 6:39 AM
To purchase a copy of the cd:
Beyond The Star
For more information about Michael:
PROFILE: MICHAEL LONDRA To say that Michael Londra has a good voice and that he uses it well is an understatement. Anyone who has heard him sing in concert, listened to...
| Nov 8, 2009
For a writer, Enda Walsh has surprisingly little faith in words.
The 42-year old Irish dramatist's plays "The Walworth Farce" and "The New Electric Ballroom" have earned rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. But he insists that "words sort of get...
| Oct 5, 2009
| 9:25 AM
Caribbean Collection 14 Day Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale
2009 Departure Date: Dec. 21
Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, FL; Grand Turk; La Romana, Dominican Republic; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; St. Kitts, St. Kitts & Nevis; St. Vincent, St. Vincent & the...
| Sep 27, 2009
A few years ago, while abroad for a summer semester in England, I flew over to Ireland for a short vacation over the Bank Holiday weekend. I spent much of the time in Dublin but before getting there, I had a day's layover in Belfast. And though one only...
| Aug 27, 2009
| 4:10 AM
He was an American politician but an Irish hero.
In Ireland, Sen. Edward Kennedy is remembered as the man who helped bring prosperity to the south, peace to the divided north - and pride in an Irish-American success story.
"He was an Irishman in the...
| Aug 8, 2009
Gerald H.F. Gardner
Helped end sex bias in job ads
Gerald H.F. Gardner, 83, a geophysicist and mathematician whose statistical research and expert testimony led to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that eliminated sex bias in newspaper want ads, died July...
| May 17, 2009
Dalkey Archive: 138 pp. $12.95 paper
Say the modern airport is really just a series of grievances. Repetitious tasks, confusing signage, a limited option of goods and services and little reward besides the opportunity...
| Mar 13, 2009
Bubble and squeak
2 medium onions, finely chopped
8 ounces cabbage, sliced and boiled (Brussels sprouts can be substituted)
2 pounds peeled potatoes, cooked and roughly mashed
6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, diced
3 pats butter
| Feb 25, 2009
Christopher Nolan, an Irish poet and novelist who refused to let cerebral palsy get in the way of his writing, has died. He was 43.
Nolan choked on a piece of food Friday at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, according to a statement from his family in the...
| Feb 16, 2009
| 10:03 AM
St. Patrick's Day and Irish-American Heritage Month (March) 2008
Originally a religious holiday to honor St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth century, St. Patrick's Day has evolved into a celebration for all things Irish....