Results tagged with 'ireland'
Published March 25, 2015
I'm starting to get concerned about Jack O'Connell. First there was "Starred Up," in which he plays a violent prison inmate; then he starred in the two-hour beatdown-palooza that was "Unbroken." And now there's "'71," which doesn't even get five seconds in before it's punching O'Connell in the face and dragging him through mud. If he insists on essentially self-flagellating on screen, though, at least it's in the service of a quite good movie.
Published Aug. 12, 2014
In preparation for the world's largest Irish music and cultural festival, several Milwaukee landmarks will turn their lights green this week.
Published Feb. 13, 2014
Kieran Folliard is currently "on tour" promoting his Irish whiskey, 2 Gingers. He is traveling over the course of six weeks to 14 different cities via an Airstream camper to meet distributors, consumers and bar owners.
Published Oct. 17, 2013
The Waterboys opened for U2 in the '80s in Chicago, and frontman Mike Scott made a solo appearance almost a decade ago in Milwaukee, but tonight's performance at Turner Hall offered a rare Midwest-based opportunity to see a beloved band from across the pond.
Published Aug. 16, 2013
Michael Ring, TD, Irish Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, visited the Wisconsin Club today to speak to local media about the role Milwaukee Irish Fest plays in Ireland's economy.
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A long lost relative had reemerged via a strange form letter sent to all members of my family. Phones were a buzz when aunts and uncles exchanged calls all wondering who this Francis was and what did he want with my family?
Turns out, the geneology bug doesn't just bite Americans looking ...
When traveling through the misty countryside of Ireland, we decided that we were a bit parched. So a pint sounded good. Luckily we were near the town of Kilkenny. Upon arriving in the town, the rain started to come down so it seemed like an even better idea to stop in the pub fo...
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