Always New, Always Danu!
Oct26

Always New, Always Danu!

We love Danu and from your responses over the years, we know you do, too! Formed in Co, Waterford in 1995, they have been blasting away with the best in trad for these 20 years. Winners of several music Awards here on LiveIreland, and around the world, there are a ton of other recognitions for this Irish supergroup. This vid is a little older, but one of our favs. Still the head of the class! Sit back and tap your foot....

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This beautiful Co Meath Mansion could be yours for €1.2 Million
Oct26

This beautiful Co Meath Mansion could be yours for €1.2 Million

Set in Ratoath, County Meath, Glebelands and Glebewood Gardens consists of two houses and two gardens with almost 200 years dividing them. Glebelands is a rural Georgian house designed in 1813 and Glebewood dates from 1990. The older and more mature garden is set in undulating land, emphasised by skilfully crafted low stone walls and bounded by high indigenous mature trees, augmented 20 years ago by blue cedars, pines, conifers, acres...

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GoPro camera washed up on Donegal beach has been reunited with owner.
Oct26

GoPro camera washed up on Donegal beach has been reunited with owner.

A TCD students twitter account posted some great tourist pics from a Go Pro camera found washed up on Muckcross beach in Kilcar Donegal. After featuring on @AllAboutDonegal and various Irish Newspaper publications over the weekend the original owner Mark O’Riordan, from Dublin, who lost his camera whilst surfing in Bundoran in early October identified the pics. pic: @katiecarr_ and @allaboutdonegal Mark is an avid surfer and was...

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Dallahan Bigger By The Day
Oct23

Dallahan Bigger By The Day

Want to hear tomorrow in Celtic music? The hot, hot Scottish-based group, Dallahan,  is currently recording their new album after a full summer of touring, highlighted by blockbuster appearances at major events such as the biggest of all, IrishFest in Milwaukee. It was their second year in a row at the Fest, and the word had spread. Big, enthusiastic crowds were on hand, loving every minute of it all. Described by one article as,...

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Gallery: Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge
Oct23

Gallery: Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge

Before the Ha’penny Bridge was built there were seven ferries, operated by a William Walsh, across the Liffey. The ferries were in a bad condition and Walsh was informed that he had to either fix them or build a bridge. Walsh chose the latter option and was granted the right to extract a ha’penny toll from anyone crossing it for 100 years. Initially the toll charge was based, not on the cost of construction, but to match...

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Boost of €7 million for Dublin as More International Conferences are Confirmed
Oct22

Boost of €7 million for Dublin as More International Conferences are Confirmed

Fáilte Ireland’s Dublin Convention Bureau today confirmed two more significant international conferences will take place in Dublin contributing approximately €7.7m to the Irish economy. The Conference of the Cognitive Society has confirmed it will host its 2017 event in Dublin and the Renaissance Society of America will bring their conference to the Convention Centre Dublin in 2021. This news comes as more than 100 Irish businesses...

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Irish electronic artist Daithi goes back to his roots with 90 year old grandmother
Oct21

Irish electronic artist Daithi goes back to his roots with 90 year old grandmother

Daithi is one of Ireland’s best ground breaking Electronic acts of 2015 hosting events like the Electric Picnic in Stradbally. Although a fiddle player in his own right, Daithi incorporates the sound very successfully into his musical style especially with this ambient electro track featuring his Grandmother of 90 years in Co Clare. “A few years ago my Grandmother was interviewed about what life was like in Clare when she was...

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Erris, the wildest escape on the Wild Atlantic Way
Oct21

Erris, the wildest escape on the Wild Atlantic Way

Erris, the wildest escape on the Wild Atlantic Way Ireland’s 1,500-mile Wild Atlantic Way can be a trip into unexpected thrills, an adventure into adrenalin filled activity, or a journey into wilderness and utter tranquillity. For those wanting all of the above navigate for the Erris Peninsula in County Mayo. Voted the best place in Ireland to go wild in by Irish Times readers last year, Erris is renowned for its authentic balance of...

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Indian Summer on Dingle’s Slea Head
Oct19

Indian Summer on Dingle’s Slea Head

Although Ireland’s Indian summer has come to an end this weekend, here are some breath taking pics of Dingle taken last week courtesy of Dingle Slea Head...

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“The hottest Irish music group” Connla
Oct19

“The hottest Irish music group” Connla

The hottest Irish music group in Ireland may well be these young musicians out of Northern Ireland, Connla! They are currently our most played and requested group on LiveIreland, along with Dublin’s Jeremiah’s. Like groups such as Lunasa. Flook, Dallahan and the Jeremiahs, they are very traditional and very new at the same time. They have an EP out called Connla, and are currently working on a new, full cd as you read...

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