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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Dropkick Murphys

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Dropkick Murphys

The Irish-American punk band, Dropkick Murphys, has issued a warning to the governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker (R), to stop using their version of the song, "I'm Shipping up to Boston," telling him that they "literally hate [him]."

Irish Town Resists Bailout Conditions

Al Jazeera reports that the European Central Bank has rejected Ireland's proposals to restructure some of the country's huge debts. The government wants to avoid paying tens of billions of dollars over the next decade to underwrite a failed
C&L's Late Night Music Club With Van Morrison

C&L's Late Night Music Club With Van Morrison

In 1974, a newly divorced Van Morrison returned to his home of Northern Ireland to seek inspiration for his next album. Morrison recorded 'Veedon Fleece' thereafter, and it remains a fan favorite. Here's a tale about "an Irish American livivng in

Wikileaks Cable: Hubris In The Form Of A Celtic Tiger

Today's Wikileaks release includes a cable from 2004 extolling the virtues of Ireland's economic boom. In hindsight, we see what a failure Ireland's decision to give large corporations special tax breaks was. In 2004, US Treasury Secretary John