"That brass band, incidentally, will be very loud and will be dominated by the Trumpet section. There will be many performances when the ringmaster will actually not be physically present at all but will be cracking his long whip on Twitter."
If you want a primer on how Sinn Fein has become the Irish political party with the best access in the U.S., look no further than the party’s reaction to the collapse of the Northern Irish power-sharing government last week.
Fox's "The Mick," FXX's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," HBO's "Shameless," "Sons of Anarchy" - awful Irish American stereotyping or should we just take comfort in the fact "they’re still damn funny."
"Prohibition became one battle in a much larger culture war which included attacks against Irish-dominated Tammany Hall, as well as Irish American skepticism about America's 1917 entrance into World War I."
"It’s far better to be born with a silver spoon in your mouth, that way you can barrel through life like a hog though a ballet...America’s establishment has never dared to tell us that story so openly before because they are smart and anticipate blowback if not outright revolution."
"The Apollo House activists say they now want to turn their movement into a national campaign. Presumably that is why they have decided not to register as a housing charity, even though they have received around €170,000 in donations from the public."