Timothée Chalamet in John Patrick Shanley's Prodigal Son. Photo: Joan Marcus An unruly teen from the Irish tenements of the Bronx is transplanted to a white-bread Catholic prep school on a hilltop in New Hampshire, where his braggadocio, bluster and petty-thievery threaten his escape from the ghetto. Show More Summary
I hope I haven’t posted this before, but it’s good enough it deserves a repeat if I have: the Linguistics Research Center at the University of Texas has “thousands of web pages, most of them devoted to ancient Indo-European languages and cultures”; Paul sent me their links for Old Church Slavonic and Old Irish, and […]
An Irish Liverpool fan’s blunt reaction to the club’s high ticket prices for next season has gone viral. A hit on Reddit soccer, the fan was speaking to YouTube channel The Redmen TV about the state that modern football as a whole, and Liverpool as a club, were in, beginning, “This is, like, football, man. […]
London Irish sign Elliott Stooke, Tom Halse and Tom Preece for the remainder of the season.
Deontay Wilder is promising to give fellow heavyweight champ Tyson Fury a religious experience... saying he's going to "baptize" the Irish brawler when they step in the ring together. We got the bronze bomber leaving Super Bowl 50 and asked him…
Irish singer Gemma Dunleavy lends a soulful touch.
Microsoft’s Lumia 650 may not yet be announced but pretty much everything about it is already known. Irish Tech Blogger Jim from Tech Blog Ireland managed to procure a store card of the Lumia 650, confirming all its specs and hinting at an imminent release. While the Lumia 650 appears to have a Snapdragon 212 […]
A nonsensical story of Russia's potential invasion of the Baltics has caught a second breath in Western mass media just a day after the Pentagon announced it would seek to quadruple its budget for Europe in 2017. Coincidence? Irish journalist Danielle Ryan does not think so.
Hackers are trying to bribe workers at Apple's Irish offices with thousands of euros, hoping to gain access to sensitive company login information, according to several people within the company.
Former boy band star Ronan Keating has admitted that he is envious of One Direction. Keating followed a career path similar to One Direction’s when he made it big with hit Irish boy band Boyzone. Keating’s band, like One Direction, even had an X-Factor connection, as they were created by former judge Louis Walsh. Show More Summary
Grainy B&W pics and footage just don’t cut it - we want pixels Irish schoolchildren will no longer have to experience the Republic’s blood and fire birth through grainy black-and-white pics and film reels - they can experience it through the full colour lumpenly pixelated reality of Minecraft instead.…
A 13-year-old Irish boy is standing up to cyberbullies with his powerful new campaign video. Luke Culhane, who has previously been bullied, posted the video "Cyber Bullying: Create No Hate" to YouTube on Monday, and it's already going viral. Show More Summary
The Irish Football Association have been "inundated" with calls from angry Northern Ireland fans who missed out on tickets for the European championship.
Luke Culhane's video about the dangers of cyberbullying may only be a couple of minutes long, but it packs one hell of a punch. The 13-year-old Irish filmmaker created the short film to tie in with Safer Internet Day — an event thatShow More Summary
Just a week after Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Enda Kenny formally dissolved the Dáil and set a date of 26 February for the country’s latest General Election, the issues that will determine the outcome of the vote are beginning to take shape. Show More Summary
The run-up to the the Rafael dos Anjos-Conor McGregor battle for the lightweight crown that headlines UFC 196 in March has been dominated by McGregor’s trash-talking. Which is no surprise, given that the Irish mixed martial arts star might be the greatest athlete in the world right now in terms of running his mouth. Of course, […]
An Irish Republican dissident group said it was behind a fatal shooting last Friday at an Irish boxing weigh-in, according to the BBC. One man was killed and two others wounded when gunmen opened fire at the event at the Regency Hotel...Show More Summary
Irish wolfhound and its master strolling near South Lake Union. Charles Mudede What could this ever mean? A beast that's long associated with the British aristocracy and its white American master happen to be a block away from Amazon's headquarters, the new center of power and wealth in this city. Show More Summary
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish nationalists opposed to Northern Ireland's peace process have told the BBC they were behind a fatal shooting last Friday at a Dublin hotel, saying it was retaliation for the killing of an ally in 2012.
Three days after a gang of six men in police uniforms and balaclavas stormed the Regency Hotel in Dublin and shot up the weigh-ins for a boxing match scheduled to take place the next night, killing one man and critically injuring two...Show More Summary