Topic: Dublin (Ireland)
05/12/2010 10:50 am
Pope Benedict XVI responded to a blossoming abuse scandal in Ireland with a letter that addressed Church failings in handling sexual abuse of children by priests. But he did not promise an end to the secrecy that has surrounded the church's policing efforts.
03/21/2010 01:58 pm
Many in Ireland are stunned that the once high-flying 'Celtic Tiger' is now just another battered economy – and by fresh revelations of coverups of sexual abuse of children in the Roman Catholic church as Pope Benedict XVI apologized directly to Irish abuse victims.
03/20/2010 09:40 am
There is no shortage of great books about Ireland. Here's a sampler to help you celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
03/17/2010 12:42 pm
Guinness sells 10 million glasses of beer daily (but no green beer) and far more on St. Patrick's Day. That's a new phenomenon. Not long ago, all pubs in Ireland closed on St Patrick's Day.
03/17/2010 10:36 am
No corned beef and cabbage? Irish chef Darren Pettigrew says "you don't eat corned beef in Ireland." Pettigrew discusses what he likes to create.
03/13/2010 03:56 pm
Britain 'invited' Israel's ambassador to discuss the apparent use of forged British passports by a hit squad that murdered Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a Hamas official, in Dubai. The assassination scandal recalls tensions from the 1980s, when Margaret Thatcher was furious that Israel's Mossad had used forged British passports.
02/18/2010 08:56 am
The lives of 10 Dubliners collide and a sassy sprite struggles to meet a deadline in this darkly comic novel.
01/30/2010 06:00 am
Northern Ireland's pro-British DUP and Irish republican Sinn Féin failed Friday to agree on bringing policing and justice under local control. If a stalemate continues, it could result in the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
01/29/2010 05:22 pm
An Israeli MBA doesn't have the prestige of better-known programs, but it offers American-style academic rigor, a dynamic entrepreneurial atmosphere, and a lower price tag.
01/11/2010 04:21 pm