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10 Traditional Irish Dishes You Should Know

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You'll find impressive and flavorful dishes that speak to the roots or Ireland far beyond the potato.

7 St. Patrick's Day Recipes To Celebrate The Luck O' The Irish

PureWow | Posted 03.11.2015 | Taste
PureWow

After all, what are holidays if not an excuse to eat?

Irish Pride, Catholic Guilt and Not "Particularly Huggy"

Katharine Rose | Posted 05.10.2015 | Good News
Katharine Rose

Humor Mr. O'Connor certainly displayed during our interview, where I sought to debunk his "Irishness" and examine what it means for him to be an "Irish-American."

Slow Cooker Corned Beef And Cabbage For An Amazing St. Patrick's Day!

Food Fanatic | Posted 05.09.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Corned beef and cabbage is probably one of my favorite meals to eat, yet I neglect to make it but once a year.

This Baby Can Pull Off The Irish Jig Like None Other

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents

There's no question that babies look really cute bopping and dancing around in a swing, but one dad decided to take his baby's moves to the next level...

"The Night Alive" - Irish & Intriguing at Geffen Playhouse!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.16.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I have always had an affinity for plays by and/or about the Irish, probably because of a class in Irish literature I took long ago at NYU Uptown (when there was an NYU Uptown).

Byblos Brims With Culture, History and Life

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

The New World Encyclopedia offers interesting background information on Byblos. Other publications and websites also cover its rich history. But visiting Byblos is a sure way of appreciating its heritage.

Photo of Barack Obama's Irish Immigrant 3rd Great-Grandfather, Fulmoth Kearney, Discovered

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics
Megan Smolenyak

It was seven years ago when I identified Fulmoth Kearney of Moneygall, Ireland as the most recent immigrant on the maternal side of Barack Obama's family tree. Inheriting land in Ohio from a brother, Fulmoth's father, Joseph, left Ireland for the United States in 1849.

Fulmoth Kearney, President Obama's Irish Immigrant Ancestor, Gets a Tombstone

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Megan Smolenyak

Back in 2007, I researched then-candidate Barack Obama's roots and identified one of his third great-grandparents, Fulmoth Kearney of Ireland, as the most recent immigrant on his mother's side of the family.

Don't Give Up the Home Phone!

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

No doubt some millennial whippersnapper will ask why, if you have a cell, anyone needs a wired home phone. Okay, maybe one line for fax but an actual non-battery table-top phone -- no way.

Wednesday's St. Patrick's Day Parade Announcement Isn't Progress -- It's an Insult to New York's Irish LGBT Community

Mary Emily O'Hara | Posted 11.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Mary Emily O'Hara

Parade organizers say LGBT groups are "free to apply" to march in 2016. What's missing from this statement is any recognition of the years of shunning, hostility, and even violence we Irish gays have experienced at the hand of the committee.

There's a New World Superpower -- And 4 Other Things I Learned at Netroots Nation

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics
Ruairí McKiernan

I had barely touched down in California when it was time to take off again. This time, to Detroit, to attend Netroots Nation, billed as the United States' biggest annual gathering of progressive activists, organizers and online social justice innovators.

W.B. Yeats and Sligo, Then and Now

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 09.21.2014 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

What did Yeats love about Sligo? First, having family there - his mother's people, the Pollexfens and Middletons, were of Sligo. Second, the landscape and freedom to range, both physically, and imaginatively, within that landscape.

Once Tour at Pantages: The Dreamer, The Muse, The Music

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

Perhaps Once will remind Broadway producers that you don't have to spend $400 million on a production to bring in audiences and win acclaim.

Irish Mutt Muses on What it Means to Be American

Katie Tandy | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

When I hear people talk about their family's history, their ethnicity -- mandalas, Celtic warblings, a dashiki, even a dish their old odd grandmother makes back in Ukraine -- I find myself longing for that kind of context.

Joyce Is Still Blooming

Adele Scheele | Posted 08.27.2014 | Books
Adele Scheele

James Joyce is blooming everywhere. New biographies have just appeared about his life as well as that of his publisher and supporter, Sylvia Beach.

Actress Lindsey Morgan - From General Hospital to The 100

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

It's not an easy task for an actor to transition between evening prime time and daytime television, yet Lindsey Morgan pulls it off without effort. Oh! Let's add the combination of beauty, humor and determination...

A Symbolic Victory For People Power In Ireland

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Ruairí McKiernan

After 19 nights of sleeping on the floor of the Paris Bakery in Dublin, a group of mostly young migrant workers succeeded in forcing political action that will help them recoup unpaid wages and make history in the process.

Death Leaves a Heartache No One Can Heal, Love Leaves a Memory, No One Can Steal

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.03.2014 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

This quote refers to both plays infused with Irish sensibility. A lovely revival of Sea Marks has opened at the Irish Repertory Theatre. The play was...

Live From the Tribeca Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not to label it a leftover festival, but there is the sense that the movies in Tribeca have either already had their debut elsewhere or, more to the point, didn't have a debut elsewhere because they didn't make the cut. Still, I always enjoy the opportunity that Tribeca affords me as a critic and curator.

Marc Cleary: From Dancer to Director

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

I was not only blown away, but moved by this film.

The Great Migration From Life Through Death

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 05.15.2014 | Religion
Molly Alexander Darden

"I'm going on a journey soon, by myself." -- John R. Fenn, Jr. With my older brother's passing recently, my thoughts have turned to death itself; wha...

New Orleans Saint Patrick's Day(s)!!

Kenny Klein | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kenny Klein

Most cities celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in the usual way: a parade, green beer, and the belief that everyone can enjoy the privilege of being Irish for one day. But here in New Orleans, we don't just have a parade: we have four parades!

Raise a Pint on St. Paddy's Day... But How Much Will That Cost You in Taxes?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.17.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

On St. Paddy's day in the United States, it is common for a beer (or two or three) to be consumed. But how much that beer costs might vary state to state.

How to Speak English Like the Irish On Paddy's Day

Benny Lewis | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Benny Lewis

Listen and learn! And if you can't follow along, then you may be a plastic paddy.