BIll O’Reilly Will Move To Ireland On Sanders Win
Jan18

BIll O’Reilly Will Move To Ireland On Sanders Win

Fox news pundit Bill O’Reilly threatened to move back to his native Killarney if Bernie Sanders becomes president last week during an exchange with White House correspondent Ed Henry.  ...

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Muireann– Our Female Vocalist of the Year
Jan15

Muireann– Our Female Vocalist of the Year

We went looking for a video of Muireann nic Amhlaoibh, our 2016 Female Vocalist of the Year here on LiveIreland. There are tons! We went back a few years for this one, also featuring her Danu bandmate, Donnchadh Gough. This shows her at her best, and you can really hear the perfection that makes her the best female singer in Irish music today. Stunning. Every Danu album delivers the goods, as does every vocal performance by this...

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Saoirse Ronan Tries To Teach Stephen Colbert An Irish Accent
Jan15

Saoirse Ronan Tries To Teach Stephen Colbert An Irish Accent

With emphasis on “tries” Ronan done a good job on getting CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert into a mid tier Irish accent. No mean feat for a CBS guy! ;D Great vid...

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Colin Farrell Narrates 1916 Google Tour Of Dublin
Jan14

Colin Farrell Narrates 1916 Google Tour Of Dublin

Colin Farrell Narrates 1916 Google Tour Of Dublin Google Ireland and actor Colin Farrell have teamed up to make a 1916 virtual tour of Dublin. Farrell a native Dub himself from Castleknock narrates the tour giving us timelines and interactive map markers at all the main locations of the rising itself. We rate this as probably one of the best 1916 online projects so far this year. Enjoy! For more visit our 1916 news page.    ...

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New Belgian film showcases spectacular scenery of West Cork
Jan14

New Belgian film showcases spectacular scenery of West Cork

Lights, camera, action! New Belgian film showcases spectacular scenery of West Cork Scenes from a major Belgian thriller called Broer (meaning ‘Brother’) were premiered in Bantry House over the weekend. Starring Alison Doody, the film was shot on location in Bantry and West Cork during 2015 and will go on release in Belgium on 20 January. The film features Bantry House, as well as the wonderful scenery of West Cork. Tourism Ireland in...

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When someone asks for a half pint at Simon Lambert & Sons
Jan14

When someone asks for a half pint at Simon Lambert & Sons

When someone asks for a half pint at Simon Lambert & Sons. Check out Simon Lambert & Sons in Wexford. They’ve just launched their new Half pint glass literally. From their Facebook page it looks like they’ve been having a media frenzy as a result: “We want to release these latest statistics on what shall be now known as #HalfpintGate. What a way to kick of 2016. The reaction #HalfPint has received over the...

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We Banjo 3, Altan and Dervish In Japan!
Jan11

We Banjo 3, Altan and Dervish In Japan!

We Banjo 3, Altan and Dervish In Japan! Think Irish trad isn’t universal? Well, it most surely is. Here’s some proof. We Banjo 3, Dervish and Altan returned right before Christmas from an incredibly successful tour of Japan. Incredibly! In many cases, they played to audiences of thousands. Irish traditional music is huge in Japan. And, in case you think the audiences were all western ex-pats, guess again! Enda Scahill of...

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First Snow Hits Ireland’s East Coast
Jan11

First Snow Hits Ireland’s East Coast

Skycam Ireland brings us this great drone shot taken on the Wicklow mountains yesterday on Military Road. Ireland doesnt get Snow that often due to our gulf stream Atlantic winds but when we do you can be guaranteed multiple vehicle pile ups....

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liveIreland Tourism Map Launched
Jan11

liveIreland Tourism Map Launched

We’ve just launched our new liveIreland tourism Map feature. The LI map gives you a countrywide perspective on liveIreland articles with links to our podcasts and places of interest. As well as the main Irish tourist features, the map will focus on liveIreland selected sites of interest not found on the usual mainstream tourism trail. Clicking on the liveIreland markers gives you the name, location and link to the article we...

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Stunning Timelapse Video of Dundalk
Jan11

Stunning Timelapse Video of Dundalk

Via Mark Duffy: Here is my first timelapse/hyperlapse video of Dundalk Co. Louth, Ireland, my home town. It has taken me little over 6 months to complete this project with having captured over 37,000 photos in the process. My goal was showcase Dundalk and it’s surrounding areas, as a lot of these scenaries are unknown to many people outside of Co. Louth. GoPro Hero 4 was the only camera used for this....

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