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Special to The TimesShe was the scourge of Spanish and English merchants. "Notorious by land and sea," her English enemies said. Queen Elizabeth I even put a price — 500 pounds — on her head. Grace O'Malley, a 16th century pirate, was feared from Ireland's...
Special to The Times"So you'll be riding the Ring of Kerry, right?" asked Mary at O'Sullivan's Rent-a-Bike in Killarney. "No, I'm planning to go around the Beara Peninsula. Can you tell me anything about that?" I answered. "I don't know anything about the Beara. Everyone...
Getting there: From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Shannon is available on Aer Lingus, Delta and Continental. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $844. From LAX to Dublin, nonstop service is available on Aer Lingus and connecting...
FOR THE TIMESWednesday December 23, 1998 Though he's been dead only four years, Dublin gangster Martin Cahill is taking his place alongside Jesse James, Billy the Kid and Clyde Barrow as movie heroes from the wrong side of the law. Cahill became known as the...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday May 4, 2001 On June 10, 1904, James Joyce, who would become one of the 20th century's greatest, most innovative writers, crossed paths on Dublin's Nassau Street with Nora Barnacle, a newcomer to the city from Galway who had taken a job as a...
Tags: Movies, Literature, Death, Cinema Industry, Fanny Ardant
Sun StaffBELFAST, Northern Ireland - Officials of Allfirst Financial Inc.'s parent company said yesterday that it will decide by the end of the year whether to begin a withdrawal from U.S. banking. Allied Irish Banks PLC officials said the decision hinges on...
Sun National StaffBELFAST, Northern Ireland - President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair began two days of talks here last night as they sought to bridge differences in their visions for a postwar Iraq, with the near-collapse of President Saddam Hussein's...
Associated PressWhen Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected pope, he was hardly the only winner. Thousands worldwide placed bets on him through the Web--and an inspired few hundred even correctly guessed he would take the name Benedict. Among a handful of Internet-...
Tags: Vatican City, Vatican City, Death, Benedict XVI, Nigeria
Tribune theater criticA sure thing is never as sure as it appears. If it were, the Abbey Theatre of Dublin's "The Playboy of the Western World," which continues at Chicago Shakespeare Theater through Dec. 12, would achieve a higher artistic plane than carefully spoken...
Times Staff WriterIn a single week, fabulous treasures were mine for the asking. Great wealth. University degrees. A hunky body. Pristine credit. Bigger breasts. Snoreless nights. Enhanced sexual endowment. Sure-fire stock tips. And a potion to make me irresistible to...
Skiers and snowboarders heading up to Mammoth Mountain this season will find new lodging, restaurants and shops in the Eastern Sierra resort town. Grand Sierra Lodge, the last and largest of three buildings in a condo-hotel complex known as the Village...
Times Staff WriterIn 1830, 16-year-old Sarah Hodgdon, a millworker in Lowell, Mass., wrote these sweet lines to her parents back home in New Hampshire: I wish you well from all my heart, Although we are so far apart. If you die there and I die here, Before one God we...
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