The Gloaming The Pilgrim’s Song
Feb15

The Gloaming The Pilgrim’s Song

The Pilgrim’s Song is the opening track on the new album by The Gloaming released on 26 February. This video by York Tillyer captures the actual performance of the track at Real World Studios that features on the album. The Gloaming’s new album will be out 26 February 2016 but can be pre-ordered now. The vinyl release will follow on May 6. However, if you pre-order the LP format via the Real World Store you will receive a...

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Lives of Ordinary People in 1916 Dublin to be Explored at Centenary Event in Christ Church Cathedral
Feb15

Lives of Ordinary People in 1916 Dublin to be Explored at Centenary Event in Christ Church Cathedral

The First Minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster MLA, has indicated that she will attend a special 1916 Centenary event in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, next week. A state of chassis’ – Ordinary People in Extraordinary Circumstances in Dublin in 1916 takes place on Wednesday February 17 at 7.30 pm in the cathedral. The evening of engaging presentations by leading Irish historians with an opportunity for discussion is being...

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Tourism Ireland announces Global Greening Lineup for St Patrick’s Day 2016
Feb12

Tourism Ireland announces Global Greening Lineup for St Patrick’s Day 2016

~ Stadiums, statues, palaces and towers will go green to celebrate our national day ~ Tourism Ireland today announced that the Colosseum in Rome, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Paris, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro and Nelson’s Column in London will go green this year to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, as part of the organisation’s seventh annual Global Greening initiative. New ‘greenings’ for 2016...

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Four Men and a Dog
Feb12

Four Men and a Dog

Four Men and a Dog are long-time favorites in the Irish trad scene. Originally out of Northern Ireland, they are still blending it all perfectly. This is a great jig, Trip to London, to take you into the weekend. The lovely presenter at the very start will tell you everything else you need to know about the group!! This is...

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Thunder On The Horizon: The Young Irelanders
Feb10

Thunder On The Horizon: The Young Irelanders

The Young Irelanders is an act comprising 8 sensational Irish performers. The act was put together at the end of last summer and since October 2015 are undergoing a 100 date tour of the USA. Having taken time off in Dec/Jan they go back to the US this February until the end of May. Anyone who knows anything about Irish trad music would know the performers in this group are second to none. These young performers are amongst the best...

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‘Rising’ exhibition reveals striking images of 1916 events and locations as part of Ireland 2016 programme
Feb08

‘Rising’ exhibition reveals striking images of 1916 events and locations as part of Ireland 2016 programme

‘Rising’ exhibition reveals striking images of 1916 events and locations as part of Ireland 2016 programme The National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s National Photographic Archive has today (02.02.16) launched ‘Rising’, a major photographic exhibition which showcases the NLI’s collection of rich imagery documenting the events and locations of 1916. Michael O’Hanrahan being escorted into his court-martial, Richmond Barracks, 3 May...

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Here are three of the original Chieftains
Feb08

Here are three of the original Chieftains

Wow! Here are three of the original Chieftains (only four left, God bless ’em) along with some guest musicians. Just a great jam that you will love. This WILL get your weekend off to a flying start. Turn it up! Long time music presenter, Brian O’Donovan introduces the session. Or, as they call it, The Round Robin. From American Boston station, WGBH. Did we say Wow? WOW!!...

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Literary Names Confirmed For Limerick Literary Festival 2016
Feb08

Literary Names Confirmed For Limerick Literary Festival 2016

Internationally acclaimed writers Louis de Bernières, Tim Pat Coogan, Claire Keegan, Judi Curtin, Kevin Myers and Donal Ryan are included in an impressive line-up of participants in this year’s Limerick Literary Festival from February 26-28th. The Festival, formerly known as The Kate O’Brien Weekend, has been held annually since 1984 in honour of the life and works of the Limerick-born novelist and playwright Kate O’Brien. This year’s...

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County Tyrone Style Furniture Removals
Feb08

County Tyrone Style Furniture Removals

If you ever want your sofa removed and be entertained all in one package, call someone in Tyrone. You won’t be disappointed!  ...

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TripAdvisor has revealed its Top 10 Irish destinations
Feb02

TripAdvisor has revealed its Top 10 Irish destinations

TripAdvisor has revealed its Top 10 Irish destinations with Killarney Ireland’s top Irish destination for the first time, according to the annual Travellers’ Choice Awards. The Travellers’ Choice award-winners are determined by taking into account the quality and quantity of reviews and rating hotels, restaurants and attractions in destinations worldwide, the reviews are gathered over a twelve month period and the winner are chosen....

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