Results tagged with 'ireland'
Published Nov. 18, 2016
County Clare has been named by our readers as Milwaukee's best Irish pub annually for about the last decade and the best hotel bar every year since 2010. This week, OnMilwaukee stayed overnight to experience the famous Irish hospitality at the quaint and cozy County Clare Inn.
Published Dec. 24, 2015
Eoin McCarthy didn't set out to write a Christmas song, but he did, and it's a keeper - especially if you like sad stories about unrequited love or homeless drunks and already have a penchant for The Pogues.
Published Aug. 8, 2015
As the 35th anniversary of Irish Fest approaches, one icon that is hard to escape in Milwaukee - and in many ways nationally - is its official logo: the smiling leprechaun known today as Paddy McFest. But Paddy's development, like other symbols of the Fest, did not come easily, since within the Irish community - and certainly within Ireland - there has long been debate on the way the country and its culture are presented to the world at large.
Published May 6, 2015
The six piece - fronted by Mike Scott - has 13 studio albums under their belt. And during tonight's concert at Turner Hall, the group played 16 songs, seven of which were from their most recent album.
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.
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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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