The Story Behind Syracuse's Upside-Down Traffic Light

Unlike nearly every other traffic light in the U.S., the traffic light up on Tipperary Hill in Syracuse, New York displays green above red. Why this bizarre reversal? Well, St. Patrick's Day is an appropriate time to tell this story. » 3/17/14 3:20pm 3/17/14 3:20pm

Irish Version Of Fast And The Furious Involves Horses

Admittedly, this isn't an official Irish film adaptation of the American franchise The Fast And The Furious. These are "Irish Travelers" conducting a horse race in the middle of a busy highway as police impotently try to stop them. But it has the same feel — only with a strange Irish Gaelic/Roma patois replacing the… » 5/08/12 10:00am 5/08/12 10:00am

Erin Go Vroom: The DeLorean And Ireland's Two Other Cars

Ireland is traditionally known for producing many things in great abundance: Writers, sliceable soap, redheads, and, of course, Shamrock Shakes. Cars aren't really one of these things, but, since it's St.Patrick's day and I don't want to get pinched, let's talk about the cars that were made in Ireland — all 8,547 of… » 3/16/12 3:30pm 3/16/12 3:30pm

The Irish Hate Car Bombs

It's St. Patrick's Day, so why wouldn't someone like an Irish Car Bomb? Well, other than the name makes light of serious historical and current events. Also, it tastes like complete shit if you don't down it right away. [Omaha] » 3/17/10 1:30pm 3/17/10 1:30pm

Irish Bookies Issue Odds On Next Automaker Recall

Irish bookmaking firm Paddy Power (yes, that's its real name) recently announced that Toyota is the "odds-on 1/3 favorite" carmaker to issue the next major recall. We have no idea what this means, but it sounds important. » 2/08/10 12:00pm 2/08/10 12:00pm

How To Make An Irish Car Bomb

It's St. Patrick's Day and we've been looking for fun content we can share with you related both to cars and our favorite March 17th celebratory activity. DeLoreans? Meh. Irish Car Bombs? Blarney-riffic! » 3/17/09 9:00am 3/17/09 9:00am