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INDIEWATCH: Chastain a tour de force in ‘Jolene’
Before her best actress Oscar nod for Zero Dark Thirty, Jessica Chastain starred in Jolene, a 2008 independent film based on an E.L. Doctorow short story. This was Chastains first acting gig in film, ...
10/10/13 at 1:48 PM
St. Patrick's Day in Ireland
Tomorrow on WDAZ News @5, we'll chat with Irish television presenter Darren Kennedy from Dublin....
3/14/13 at 3:17 PM Daniel 5/17/11 at 10:02 AM
Daniel O'Donnell 4/8/11 at 11:52 AM
Happy Children’s Day
When was the last time you did something special for your child? Did you take him/her to the zoo to feed the animals, throw a party and invite his/her friends over, or made a special treat for him/her...
6/1/12 at 4:55 PM
James Moors and Bill/Kate Isles
The Luck of The Irish Trip: I was looking on one of our donors website and noticed that he and his friend are involved with a trip to Ireland September 23rd-October 1st, 2011, and there are only 8 sp...
6/16/11 at 6:51 AM
Not just Kenyan -- Obama is Irish!
The president is Irish. To prove it, he drank a Guinness today in a pub in Moneygall, the Irish town where a part of his mother's family came from decades ago. Obama talked, kidded some people and th...
5/23/11 at 1:47 PM
Norway Needs a Holiday Like St. Patrick's Day
I have always regretted not being born Irish. It seems to have been a sad oversight on my parents' part. I like the color green. I love Irish music, and if I could get the Chieftains to visit Worth...
3/17/11 at 10:35 AM Wannabe Irish: Wishing for Cultural Adoption 3/18/10 at 12:00 AM
Music for St. Patrick's Day 3/17/10 at 7:15 AM
St. Patrick revealed
A few months ago, I was looking up information about something and ran across the teeny weeny fact that St. Patrick wasn’t Irish. Now seems like a good time to bring this up. I jumped on the His...
3/16/10 at 11:17 AM
Nollaig Shona Duit
In the innocent years of our youth we have a tendency to do things because our elders have always done them. We don't necessarily question the reasons why, we just accept that it is. When ...
12/19/09 at 5:55 PM
Cats v. corncrakes, an Irish story
The corncrake on Ireland's Tory Island is in trouble, says the Independent. A recent survey only counted 9 singing males, not good. Feral cats are being blamed by a group called Birdwatch Ireland. In...
12/8/09 at 8:10 AM
New Abuse Report !
New 5 volume report on child abuse in Catholic Church by priests. 9 year investigation. 2600 pages. Painted the most detailed and damning portrait of the church, administered child abuse by priests. R...
5/21/09 at 6:31 PM