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Ireland: Plebeian to Posh

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 04.17.2014 | Travel
Molly Alexander Darden

Visiting Ireland can be either a high-end or budget experience, and I decided to combine the two for a wonderfully innovative journey to reconnect with my Irish roots. Ireland presents delightful possibilities for a variety of travel styles.

Celtic Priest Divines Legends in Landscape of Aran Island

Meg Pier | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Meg Pier

Dara Molloy is a Celtic priest who lives on the Aran Island of Inis Mor, off Galway and the West Coast of Ireland. He gave me an introduction to the area's history of rich Celtic spiritual traditions.

The 'Pony Express' in Ireland is Running Strong

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 02.19.2014 | Books
Molly Alexander Darden

Take away e-mail, expensive snail mail, Facebook and Twitter. Take away newspapers. So, how can someone in metro Atlanta send Christmas greetings to c...

No More Statues of Che

Matt Brady | Posted 09.16.2012 | World
Matt Brady

The Galway City Council scuttled plans to erect a statue to Ernesto "Che" Guevara, but the very idea is repulsive to those who know about Guevara's crimes.

The Robert Lehman Gift to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston: Matters Arising

Chika Okeke-Agulu | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts
Chika Okeke-Agulu

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) has just become a major player among collections of the famed Royal Benin brass and ivory sculptures, thanks to the gift of 34 objects by Robert Owen Lehman.

Irish Skies Are Smiling

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 05.15.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Whatever the weather -- fair or foul -- one is warmed just basking in the hospitality, friendliness and good cheer that is a trademark of the Irish.

Carlos Harrison

Irish "Che" Statue

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 03.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Two of Florida’s U.S. representatives are at war with Ireland –- at least with the city of Galway -- over its council’s plans to erect a statue...

Men of the USS Monitor: County Galway, Ireland is Home to Another American Hero

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home
Megan Smolenyak

Thomas Joice (who sometimes went by Joyce) was one of the 16 men who went down with the USS Monitor on Dec. 31, 1862. Some years ago, I researched him for a documentary and have continued to look into his past from time to time.

WWI Soldier Laid to Rest at Arlington National Cemetery

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Megan Smolenyak

Private Thomas D. Costello lost his life on September 16, 1918 in France and received full military honors today at Arlington National Cemetery. Hast...