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  • Florida editorial roundup 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:46 pm
  • Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

  • 'Juno,' 'Crucible' in Dowling's last Guthrie year 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:31 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - After running the renowned Guthrie Theater for 20 years, Joe Dowling plans to revive some of his favorite plays, stage new works and produce a classic American musical as part of his final season, the theater announced Thursday.

  • Real IRA man charged with 29 Omagh bomb murders 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:35 pm
  • DUBLIN - An Irish Republican Army veteran was charged Thursday with 29 murders over the 1998 car bomb attack on Omagh, the deadliest bombing of the entire Northern Ireland conflict.

  • Ex-Anglo Irish bankers have some charges dropped 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 2:11 pm
  • DUBLIN - A judge has dismissed 13 fraud charges against two former executives of Anglo Irish Bank, the reckless lender that drove Ireland to the brink of national bankruptcy, as authorities continue to seek criminal convictions against directors of the ruined company.

  • Ireland's wedding-singer priest an internet hit 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 1:13 pm
  • DUBLIN - Father's got talent.

  • Queen hosts Irish president on 1st UK state visit 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:17 pm
  • LONDON - Amid regal pomp at Queen Elizabeth II's Windsor Castle home, the Irish president and the British monarch have begun Ireland's first state visit to Britain with expressions of mutual affection and respect - and a shared determination to consign national hatreds to a sorrow-tinged past.

  • Century of clashes, compromise between UK, Ireland 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:10 pm
  • DUBLIN - Relations between Britain and Ireland have experienced a century of rebellion, terror and treaties, culminating in this week's first-ever state visit by Ireland's president. A look at key flashpoints:

  • EU court ruling boost privacy rights of citizens 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:42 pm
  • BRUSSELS - The European Union's top court on Tuesday dealt a blow to law-enforcement agencies' spying on phone and internet records, saying the lives of citizens should not be "the subject of constant surveillance."

  • Ireland to host England for 1st time in 20 years 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 9:24 am
  • DUBLIN - England will play a friendly international against Ireland in Dublin in June 2015, marking the first meeting between the countries in the Irish capital since 1995 when the match was abandoned because of crowd disorder.

  • Pittsburgh threats suspect out of Irish prison 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 1:10 pm
  • PITTSBURGH - A Scottish man indicted on charges of emailing 17 bomb threats to the University of Pittsburgh has been released from an Irish prison and will face prosecution in the United Kingdom before seeing a U.S. courtroom, a federal prosecutor announced Tuesday.

  • Ireland's police chief resigns in phone-tap row 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 1:08 pm
  • DUBLIN - Ireland's police chief resigned Tuesday following months of criticism of how his force handled allegations of illegal wire-tapping and corrupt enforcement of traffic laws.

  • Irish lawmaker quits over lewd messages to women 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 9:44 am
  • DUBLIN - He's Ireland's answer to Carlos Danger, and now he's unemployed.

  • Ireland needs shaggy sheep for 'shearing Olympics' 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 7:56 am
  • DUBLIN - Do you own a shaggy sheep? Ireland needs ewes.

  • Ex-IRA chief charged over killing of Belfast widow 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:49 pm
  • DUBLIN - A former Irish Republican Army commander was charged Friday in connection with the 1972 abduction, killing and secret burial of a Belfast woman, a politically explosive crime because of its disputed links to Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams.

  • Italy to play Ireland in London in May 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 1:41 pm
  • MILAN - Italy will play Ireland in London on May 31 in its penultimate friendly before the World Cup.

  • Horizon Pharma to acquire Vidara for about $660M 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 8:31 am
  • DEERFIELD, Illinois - Horizon Pharma Inc. plans to buy the privately held Vidara Therapeutics International Ltd. in a cash-and-stock deal that will add the immune system disorder drug Actimmune to the specialty drugmaker's product portfolio.

  • St. Pat's parades proceed amid tension over gays 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 5:37 pm
  • NEW YORK - A weekend of St. Patrick's Day revelry and tensions over the exclusion of gays in some of the celebrations culminated Monday in New York, where the world's largest parade celebrating Irish heritage stepped off without the city's new mayor and Guinness beer amid a dispute over whether participants can carry pro-gay signs.

  • NYC mayor honors Ireland's prime minister 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 10:38 am
  • NEW YORK - Several hundred people, including the prime minister of Ireland, launched New York City's St. Patrick's Day festivities at the historic Gracie Mansion.

  • St. Pat's festivities kick off amid tensions in US 
    Updated: Mar-16-14 7:23 pm
  • NEW YORK - St. Patrick's Day festivities were in full swing Sunday with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the northeastern U.S., where city leaders will be conspicuously absent from parades over gay rights issues.

  • Politicians mix concern for Menino with jabs 
    Updated: Mar-16-14 3:58 pm
  • BOSTON - Massachusetts officials who gathered at Boston's annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast Sunday mixed lighthearted political jabs with concern for former mayor Thomas Menino following his disclosure a day before that he'd been diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer.

  • Marshalltown family entrepreneurs in meat industry 
    Updated: Mar-16-14 2:26 pm
  • MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - Eileen O'Connor's Famous Irish Corned Beef Brisket will soon be making its debut in Marshalltown.