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Here's What Jon Snow Is Doing In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment

It looks like Jon Snow finally knows something! From photo leaks and reports, it seems like a sure thing that Jon Snow is coming back in "Game of Th...

Classified Ad Exchange Reminds Us That Strangers Can Kind Of Be The Best

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.10.2015 | Good News

One woman who was trying to help her mom was met with a show of compassion from a total stranger.  Cara Duggan of Belfast, Northern Ireland,...

Terrified Grandma's Reaction To Roller Coaster Ride Is Absolutely Hysterical

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.16.2015 | Fifty

You're in big trouble, Mister. Grandma Betty was pranked into riding on a roller coaster ... and she's not happy about it. A two-minut...

Ireland's Call to the Soul With a Nissan Qashqai for Hidden Surprises

Rita Cook | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Rita Cook

Whether you're a newbie to Ireland or going back for a second visit, the country is on most folks' top 10 list because it seems to call to some sort of the unconscious part of the soul. Indeed, it is the land of enchantment, perhaps a bit like Dorothy's Oz.

Baker Guilty Of Discrimination Over 'Support Gay Marriage' Cake Snub

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.19.2015 | Gay Voices

DUBLIN (AP) — A Northern Ireland bakery was found guilty Tuesday of discrimination for refusing to make a cake bearing the slogan "Support Gay Marri...

The Second Death of Brian Moore

Patrick Hicks | Posted 06.20.2015 | Books
Patrick Hicks

The guy was prolific -- he produced a novel every other year -- and he was totally devoted to his art. But as I search the internet for him, he's almost nowhere to be seen. It's like Brian Moore has suffered a second death.

"Rain on the Dead:" A Talk With Jack Higgins

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.01.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jack Higgins is one of the best-selling authors of popular fiction in the world. He is often considered the architect of the modern thriller. His breakthrough novel, The Eagle Has Landed, written in 1975, sold more than 50 million copies.

Things Heat Up In The Kitchen When 12-Year-Old Busts Out Moves We Didn't See Coming

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.24.2014 | Good News

Prepare for your jaw to drop. The video above features 12-year-old Seanan O'Halloran completely killin' it to a remix of The Fray's "How to Save a...

Man in the Moon: Irish Delight

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 11.15.2014 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

From what could have been a simpering complaint tale about the growth of suicides in his hometown, Pearse Elliott has created a wonderfully layered picture of one man's life on the council estates of Belfast and the demons and angels that fill his imaginative head.

Game of Thrones Film Locations: When the Small Screen Isn't Enough

Kensington Tours | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Intrigue, suspense, battle and fantasy aren't the only thing that has captured Game of Thrones fans around the world. Scattered across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Iceland and Malta, the show's evocative film locations have become stars in their own right.

What Do Van Morrison, the Godfather of Punk and Seamus Heaney Have in Common?

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

The winds make us lean towards this place, to inhale its spirit, and the broken waters summon us to baptize our dreams, and, in our own foreign way, contribute to the exquisite idea that is Northern Ireland.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Simon McWilliams: Abstract Armature

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

McWilliams is looking at ordinary cement, rebar, polyurethane and debris, but he's using paint and saturated color to understand it.

Northern Ireland Rioters Injure 56 Officers

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

DUBLIN — Northern Ireland's police chief vowed Saturday to hunt down and imprison scores of Protestant militants after they attacked and wounded...

Molotov Cocktails, Bricks Thrown In 3rd Night Of Belfast Riots

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2013 | World

By Ian Graham BELFAST, July 15 (Reuters) - Rioters threw petrol bombs, bricks, bottles and fireworks at police in a third night of vi...

Belfast Riots Injure 32 Police Officers

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 07.13.2013 | World

BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- Hundreds of police reinforcements from Britain were deployed on Belfast's rubble-strewn streets Saturday after Protestant...

Why G8 Protesters Are More Peaceful This Year

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2013 | Impact

* World leaders meet in Northern Ireland next week * Protests more peaceful than at previous G8 meetings * Event will ta...

After Belfast, Boston

Lisa Catherine Harper | Posted 07.06.2013 | Parents
Lisa Catherine Harper

Raising my children to be safe and secure in their world includes many things, like how to cross the streets, how to protect their bodies from strangers, how to use digital media responsibly. It also means educating them about the world's realities, one of which is violence.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Brendan Fraser on Stand Off

Dan Persons | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Look at the promotional materials being floated around the U.S. for Stand Off, and you'd think the film was a crime thriller in the Guy Ritchie mold, with Brendan Fraser backed up by Colm Meaney in some heavy badassery. What it turns out to be is an acerbic comedy.

Visit Belfast: Flag Issue Not Representative of People, City

Michael Evans | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
Michael Evans

Go and visit Belfast. Yes, you will see the flags and the murals that provide the backdrop to the negative stories that flood the news. But you will not see enough active disagreement to justify the attention these topical issues receive.

Mob Storms Belfast City Hall

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 02.02.2013 | World

DUBLIN — A Protestant mob stormed into the grounds of Belfast City Hall and clashed with police Monday night after the council voted to remove t...

Ireland Protests Abortion Clinic Opening

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 12.18.2012 | World

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The first abortion clinic on the island of Ireland opened Thursday in downtown Belfast, unleashing angry protests on...

'Titanic: Blood and Steel' Shows There Are Still Stories to Be Told About the Titanic

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.08.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Just when you think you have seen every possible movie concerning the Titanic, another movie or teleplay raises its head. This time it is Titanic: Blood and Steel, a 12-part miniseries about the building of the great ship

Lennoxgate? Outcry for Investigation of Belfast After Lennox's Death

Joan K. Smith | Posted 09.22.2012 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

The story of Lennox the dog took a final, tragic turn on July 11 when Belfast City Council announced he had been killed, after a desperate legal fight by the family and in spite of a worldwide "Save Lennox" movement.

20 Officers Hurt In Belfast Riots

AP | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Northern Ireland police say 20 officers have been wounded in overnight Belfast riots that followed a token Protestan...