All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ireland’

Heather Mills: Paul McCartney is ‘Someone Who Happened to Write a Few Cool Songs’

Heather Mills may be delusional. It certainly beggars belief that she could have been married to Paul McCartney and not know what kind of enduring impact he has had — and continues to have — on the world with his music. In a recent interview on “The Late Late Show” in Ireland, Heather Mills balked at answering any questions about …

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Gay Bull of Ireland Afforded Sanctuary in Britain

Benjy, dubbed the gay bull of Ireland, which was set to be slaughtered for failing to mate with any heifers, has been offered a reprieve, with the help of The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon. Simon, who is battling colon cancer, has been contributing much of his estimated net worth of $100 million to animal rights causes, and is footing the …

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Kickstarter Opens Up in Scandinavia, Ireland

Kickstarter has just opened up projects in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland – so if you’re a creator in one of those countries you can launch your kickstarter right now. “People in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland are some of the most creative in the world, and we can’t wait to see what projects they have in store for us. …

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Jessica Chastain Replaced by Rooney Mara in ‘The Secret Scripture’

Jessica Chastain has apparently dropped out of The Secret Scripture and will be replaced by Rooney Mara. Back in March The Irish Independent reported that Jeremy Irons (The Mission, Reversal of Fortune) and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (August Rush, Match Point, The Tudors) were in negotiations to join Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave (As You Like It, Atonement, Julia) in the adaptation …

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Google Launches Chromecast In Ireland

Google’s Chromecast online video streaming device has become available in the Google Play Store in Ireland, according to various people who have spotted it for sale. This comes after Google launched Play Movies in that country a couple weeks ago. Google announced availability of the device for Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the UK in …

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Netflix Is Looking To Employ Someone To Watch Netflix

Netflix has a new job listing up for a “Netflix Tagger,” which is someone who will basically get paid to watch Netflix. Netflix describes the position in the above video: …A very special discerning viewer whose love for film and TV is so great that they’re ready to join our team of Netflix Taggers. Taggers are the bright sparks who …

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Regulators Probe Facebook’s Emotion Experiment

An experiment Facebook conducted with some of its users two years ago has been getting a lot of negative attention in recent days after a paper about it was published. The company basically took about 700,000 users, and tested the effects of showing them more positive or more negative posts in their News Feeds. The goal was to see how …

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Kim Kardashian Has The Best Honeymoon

Kim Kardashian recently wed her fiancé, and baby’s daddy, Kanye West. Like everything that Kim does, her wedding in Florence, Italy was over-the-top, and cost more than $12 million. After their romantic nuptials, Kim and Kanye took off to Ireland for some rest and relaxation. So, why Ireland? Kim explained that the couple had traveled to Ireland a few years …

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Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams Released From Police Custody With No Charges

The Northern Island police has released Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams after being in their custody for 4 days. Last week, Adams agreed to turn himself in for questioning. The authorities questioned Adams about his alleged involvement in the 1972 abduction and killing of Jean McConville, a widow with 10 children suspected of being a British spy. Adams has long …

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Gerry Adams Released, Criticizes His Arrest

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has been released from police custody following four days of questioning by Northern Ireland authorities. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) had arrested Adams last Wednesday on suspicion of involvement with a 1972 murder. In a press conference following his release Adams criticized the PSNI, suggesting that the timing of his arrest may have …

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Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams Arrested For IRA’s 1972 Slaying Of A Widow

Irish republican and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams was arrested and interrogated on Wednesday for being a suspect in the killing of Jean McConville, a widowed mother of 10, in 1972. Adams confirmed his arrest and called it voluntary and pre-arranged. The murder happened during a turbulent time for Ireland, when the IRA (Irish Republican Army) was killing people almost …

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Facebook Reportedly Readying New Payment Service

Facebook has dabbled in online payments for years, but news out of Europe indicates that the company is working on becoming an “e-money” institution in Ireland, and has been in discussion with various companies in London about money transfer services. A report out today from the Financial Times (registration required) says Facebook is “readying itself to provide financial services in …

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