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The Gathering

NYT's David Brooks, WaPo's Michael Gerson to Speak at Funding Confab for anti-LGBT Hate, Climate Change Denial

Bruce Wilson | Posted 09.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Bruce Wilson

This Thursday, September 25th commenced The Gathering 2014, the biggest funding confab of the Protestant religious right.

Inside The $1-Billion-A-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven't Heard Of

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

Have you heard of the $1,750-per-person “Gathering,” which starts Thursday in Orlando, Florida? Probably not. But if you’re female, gay, non-...

What Has Americans Heading To Ireland?

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's government says tourism to the Emerald Isle is rising and could reach a record high for American visitors, as many are comin...

Jews in Ireland: A Small But Vibrant Community Hopes to Leave Its Mark on Ireland and the World

Gabrielle Canon | Posted 08.21.2013 | Religion
Gabrielle Canon

The predominantly Catholic country is home to just over 1,200 Jews most of whom reside in its capitol city. Due to Jewish immigration from Eastern Europe in the twentieth century, Jewish population in Ireland once totaled over 5,000, but has since steeply declined.

NSFW PHOTOS: Gathering Of The Juggalos

Posted 04.15.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Daniel Cronin's introduction to his new photography book, The Gathering of the Juggalos. The book examines band Insan...

Ireland St. Patrick's Day 2013: Gathering to Help an Economy for a Brilliant Time

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.17.2013 | Travel
Charles Karel Bouley

Ireland is the place to be for St. Patrick's Day; all other celebrations pale by comparison. While this may be an American holiday, the Irish have adapted it just brilliantly and have made it one of the most fun times a human can have without combusting.

Ireland Badly Wants Irish Tourists

Alice Carey | Posted 05.16.2013 | Travel
Alice Carey

For years America has viewed Ireland through a veil of fond remembrance.

Letter to Ireland Answered -- 28 Years Later

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.05.2013 | Weird News
Megan Smolenyak

Not long ago, I received a response to a letter I wrote to a stranger in Ireland -- in 1984. Making the experience more peculiar still is the fact that the gentleman I contacted had passed away in 1990. Perhaps I should explain.