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2010-09-24 04:29:00

DUBLIN, September 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Consumers Around the World Join in the Global Celebration in Addition to Live Music Events and Celebrations in Ireland, the USA, the Caribbean and Asia The owners of GUINNESS(R) beer, the world's number one stout, last night hosted the 2010 Arthur's Day global celebration, which kicked off at the world famous St. James's Gate Brewery. Westlife, The Script, Brandon Flowers, Snow Patrol, Kelis, The Manic Street Preachers, and...

2009-09-23 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 24, the makers of GUINNESS(R), the world's most iconic stout, will unite with consumers around the world to toast 250 years of brewing tradition started by one remarkable man: Arthur Guinness. The global celebration known as Arthur's Day marks the 250th anniversary of Arthur Guinness signing the 9,000-year lease on the famous St. James's Gate brewery in Dublin in 1759. The commemoration of this milestone will begin in Dublin and...

2009-09-08 11:25:00

DUBLIN, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With just seventeen days to go until the Arthur's Day celebrations begin in Dublin on the 24th September, GUINNESS is today revealing the latest impressive line-up of artists, A-list presenters and international broadcast partners taking part, as the countdown begins to the global festivities. Around the world amazing talent will perform at Arthur's Day events including Sean Paul as headlining act at the live show in Lagos, Nigeria and The Black Eyed Peas...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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