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2010-05-10 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Law Center today announced that its 2009 video won a Bronze Telly Award in the 'Non-Broadcast, Fund Raising' category.

2010-05-06 18:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- U2's Bono joined President Clinton, Mayor Bloomberg and 1,300 members of the Irish-American business, political and arts communities at the American Ireland Fund 35th Anniversary New York Gala at the Lincoln Center Thursday to raise $3 million for Irish and Irish-American projects.

2010-03-16 13:53:03

Those members of Ireland's ethnic minorities who participated in last year's St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin want to be able to express their own cultures more fully in future events.

2010-03-15 07:30:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This St. Patrick's Day, QVC® is celebrating its 21st year of Irish programming with a 24-hour event that is scheduled to kick off Wednesday, March 17, at midnight (ET).

2010-01-25 07:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The US-Ireland Alliance, a non-profit organization created to foster ties between the US and Ireland, will honor J.J.

2009-10-21 11:48:35

The Durham and Northumbria Universities study, both based in the UK, suggests that a fear of prejudice made the Irish immigrants steer clear of giving their children Irish Catholic names, a trend also seen in today's society among other immigrant communities elsewhere in the world.

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2009-04-02 10:50:00

Researchers say DNA techniques may have uncovered new scientific evidence of an ancient invasion of Scotland from Ireland.

2008-10-12 15:00:15

By J. PEDER ZANE Soaring gas prices, flooding rains, market meltdowns, mindless campaigns and mosquitoes here, there, everywhere - smack! I don't know about you, but I could use a good laugh. To wit: A priest, a rabbi and a minister walk into a bar.

2008-08-22 21:00:17

REDLANDS - The Performance Loft offers an eclectic 2008-2009 season, including music, theater and a melding of artistic mediums. The season begins with Cabaret @ the Loft Wednesday, Sept. 17.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.