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  • UFC star Conor McGregor will likely fight Dennis Siver next year in Boston
    UFC star Conor McGregor likely to fight Dennis Siver early next year in Boston
    According to an Oct. 23 report from MMA Junkie, Conor McGregor's next fight will likely take place in Boston, a city well-known for its rich Irish tradition. Since McGregor is the fastest-rising UFC superstar from Ireland, it makes sense for...
  • Seminoles endure again
    Late flag latest break for Seminoles against Irish
    The Florida State Seminoles are technically the cardiac team of 2014, perhaps like Auburn was last year. But on Oct. 18, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and perhaps many college football fans were more frustrated than thrilled that the Seminoles...
  • The Good Man
    Have a highland fling at Irish Reels Film Festival
    The Irish Reels Film Festival, a forum for features, shorts, and documentaries by independent Irish filmmakers, is proud to present three days of film screenings in Seattle, October 24, 25 and 26, 2014. The Irish Film Industry is booming and the...
  • Bulldogs No. 1
    Mississippi State leads coaches rankings by one point
    The college football rankings in the AP and coaches poll are only relevant for a few more weeks. When the college football playoff committee unveilsits first rankings at the end of the month, all other polls will be far less relevant. Nevertheless...
  • Faolansidhe, Irish Wolf Spirit of Time
    The Wolf Year Legend of Donegal, Ireland
    Combining the zodiac systems of the Western world and Chinese culture, I'm a Scorpio who was born in the Year of the Boar. The word "zodiac" can be traced back to the Greek for the twelve equal divisions of a circle and has come to...
  • 2014 Taste of Guinness
    Eat your beer: 2014 Taste of Guinness
    In the spirit of Oktoberfest, the biggest beer month of the year, Irish Charities of Maryland will present its 11th annual Taste of Guinness cook-off on Thursday, October 23 for a mere 6.21£ or in Yankee terms $10 which is payable at the...
  • Boston Pilot ads connect immigrants
    Finding Irish roots through Boston Pilot newspaper ads
    From October 1831 to October 1921, The Boston Pilot, the city’s Catholic newspaper, helped people locate their relatives and friends through advertisements in its “Missing Friends” or “Information Wanted” column....
  • Guiness Shamrock
    The Perfect Day in Dublin
    Recently I had the chance to add my 51st country to my list of countries visited. The beautifully green and incredibly hospitable country of Ireland was my destination and it did not let me down. I visited Limerick, Galway, the Cliffs of Moher,...
  • Juno and the Paycock
    Shaw Festival's 'Juno and the Paycock' a stunning and grim play
    The question of how to applaud at the end of a theatrical brings forth three possible scenarios: clap because you truly enjoyed what you saw; clap because while you may not have enjoyed the play, you respect the actors' and team's efforts;...
  • Make room for Fullerton's newest restaurant, Dillon's Irish Bar and Grill!
    Make room for Fullerton's newest restaurant, Dillon's Irish Bar and Grill!
    There is a new restaurant in town. You may remember the former, Cantina Lounge Mexican Bar and Grill, located by the California State University, Fullerton campus. Well, now it has gone from a Mexican cantina to the brand-new, Dillon’s Irish...
  • Duchess Clare Potatoes
    Duchess Kerry Potatoes
    It’s impossible to talk about Irish food without mentioning the potato. They firstsaved the Irish then almost destroyed them. There are few Irish-American households where the potato is not still a staple and anyone who makes even a basic...
  • Diner review: O'Rourke's Diner, Middletown, Conn.
    Diner review: O'Rourke's Diner, Middletown, Conn.
    O’Rourke’s Diner is located at the far north end of Main Street in Middletown, Conn. It has been a landmark in the city since it was first opened by John O’Rourke in 1941. Today it is his nephew, Brian, who is the owner/chef of...
  • Tom McConnell
    Tom McConnell's 'Handiwork'
    I was not kidding when I said that Christian music acts with Irish heritage are unto something. If this is indeed a trend it is one that we love as it brings so much diversity and flavor to contemporary Christian music. Barely four months after...
  • The beauty of tradition and taste come together at The Auld Dubliner
    The Auld Dubliner: Lucky the Irish are so festive no matter the day
    Whether the music is thumping inside or the noise filters outward, the excitement of a pub brings another dimension to "inviting". Liveliness decorates the very walls while an atmosphere of enjoyment is breathable. Great pubs aren't...
  • Finn McCool
    Finn McCool - The Forging of The Fianna
    There are legends, and then there are legends. The Irish legend of Finn McCool, is one of the ones that you may not have heard of, but it is very important to the people of Ireland, and now, for the first time in Irish history, the myths and...