The Corrs are Back

Following the release of their latest album, Borrowed Heaven, The Corrs spoke to Louise Carroll just before they started their largest North American tour. ℘℘℘ Who could imagine that a group of siblings from Dundalk, County Louth would fuse Irish traditional music with modern pop, sell over 30 million albums and gain worldwide attention and acclaim? Young, rich, and gorgeous, The Corrs have...

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The 7th Annual Wall Street 50: The Thief of Time

Time catches up with everybody, but not Don Keough it seems. At a stage of life, 77, when most people are catching the senior specials at McDonald’s or watching the sunset from a rocking chair over the Florida coast, Don Keough is as hard-charging and successful as ever. Warren Buffett suspects that his friend from their Omaha days half a century ago has a nuclear reactor for a heart and...

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The First Word:
The Greatest Country

“Most of us take it for granted how great our country is. We have the freedom of speech, and the Presidents of our country have never taken control of our personal lives.”  – Claire Cassidy, 10, student at St. Philip’s in San Francisco At a time when America is coming under criticism from many quarters, let us not forget how truly unique this country is. If there is any...

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President Reagan Remembered

From Ballyporeen to the White House, Niall O’Dowd looks at President Reagan’s Irish background, and recalls an interview with the President’s brother, Neil. ℘℘℘ “Today I come back to you as a descendant of people who were buried here in pauper’s graves.” Thus did President Ronald Wilson Reagan announce himself when he visited the Irish village of...

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Ireland’s Season of ReJoyce

For millions of people, June 16 is always an extraordinary day. On that day in 1904, Leopold Bloom made his epic journey through Dublin as described by James Joyce in Ulysses, one of the world’s most highly acclaimed modern novels. “Bloomsday” — the St. Patrick’s Day of literature — has become a tradition for Joyce enthusiasts all over the world. Nowhere is...

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