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All Posts Tagged With: "Ireland"

Raise the Last Glass: Introduction

FOCAL POINT’s "Raise the Last Glass" follows two Waterford Crystal workers as they fight to save both their jobs and a bit of Irish heritage.

Jan 1st, 2010

World Links: U.N. Office Attacked in Islamabad, Obama Snubs Dalai Lama

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 5th, 2009

World Links: Israel Exchanges Prisoners for Video, Burmese Opposition Leader’s Appeal Rejected

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 2nd, 2009

World Links: Ireland Accepts Guantanamo Detainees, U.S. Troops Could Return Home Early

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 29th, 2009

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Raise the Last Glass: Video

FOCAL POINT follows two Waterford Crystal workers as they fight to save their jobs and a bit of Irish heritage.

Jun 11th, 2009

Raise the Last Glass: Slideshow

Meet the veteran Waterford workers and their families who staged a two-month sit-in.

Jun 11th, 2009

Raise the Last Glass: Interview with Veteran GM Worker Brian Larkin

Wide Angle interviews 36-year General Motors veteran, Brian Larkin, about the loss of GM jobs in Pontiac, Michigan.

Jun 11th, 2009

Raise the Last Glass: Filmmaker Notes

Behind the scenes with filmmakers Lauren Kesner and Lucy Kennedy.

Jun 11th, 2009

Raise the Last Glass: Resources

Additional web-based resources on Ireland, Waterford Crystal, and the Irish economy

Jun 11th, 2009

Raise the Last Glass: Credits

Production credits.

Jun 11th, 2009

World Links: Irish Inquiry Finds Endemic Abuse at Catholic Institutions, Chad Troops Gather on Sudan’s Border

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 20th, 2009

World Links: Arrests in Pakistan, Peace Vigils in Northern Ireland

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 11th, 2009

Meet the New Administration

What do Joe Biden, Leon Panetta, and Hillary Clinton have in common? They're all expected to serve in high-level positions in the Obama administration, and they've all appeared as distinguished guests on WIDE ANGLE.

Jan 22nd, 2009

Mixed Blessings: Ireland’s Bleak Economic Prospects

The Irish economy has been hit hard and fast by the global economic crisis. Emigration is projected to reach 50,000 in 2009.

Jan 8th, 2009

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