Susan FitzGerald obituary

Versatile actor who brought intelligence and grace to her many roles on the Irish stage Ice cool on stage, with sharp good looks and a wit to match them, Susan FitzGerald, who has died aged 64, was a ...

Language Isn't A Firehose: James Joyce And The Future of Computerized Translation (Bloomsday Edition)

Nearly 100 years after Joyce wrote his seminal polyglot work, are we any closer to a technological solution to breaking down the barriers of language? Not if the recent scuffle over Google Translate ...

Actor McKenna Dies

Actor McKenna Dies Irish actor T.P. McKenna has died at the age of 81. The star, full name Thomas Patrick McKenna, passed away on Sunday after a long illness. McKenna had a long and varied career, which began on the ...

Actor T.P. McKenna of 'Straw Dogs,' 'The Avengers' dies at 81

Actor T.P. McKenna of 'Straw Dogs,' 'The Avengers' dies at 81 Irish actor T.P. McKenna (pictured above as Henry VIII in the 2000 movie "Monarch") has passed away at the age of 81. A statement on his website says, "It is with the deepest regret that the family of ...

Joseph Strick obituary

Maverick director best known for his film of Ulysses – widely seen as a noble failure There must be something quixotic about a director who sets out to make a film of James Joyce's Ulysses. A ...

Oscar-winning Filmmaker Strick Dies

Oscar-winning director, screenwriter and producer Joseph Strick has died from congestive heart failure at the age of 86. Strick, who was born in Pennsylvania, died on 1 June in Paris, France, where ...