liveIreland Premiere: Goitse’s fourth album, Inspired By Chance
Apr29

liveIreland Premiere: Goitse’s fourth album, Inspired By Chance

liveIreland Premiere: Goitse’s fourth album, Inspired By Chance Brace your self! Here comes Goitse’s fourth album, Inspired By Chance, and the hugely popular group is going to have the world premiere right here on LiveIreland this Sunday, May 1. Cuts from the new album will be featured on The Bill & Imelda Show, beginning at 18:00 GMT. Goitse is one of the most popular groups here on LI, and with good reason. They are...

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Singer Frances Black elected to the Seanad.
Apr28

Singer Frances Black elected to the Seanad.

Singer Frances Black elected to the Seanad. Singer Frances Black has been elected to the Seanad. Black, who is founder of addiction charity the RISE foundation, is entering political office via the Industrial and Commercial Vocational panel. She is a well known and popular singer in Irish Music. Good on ‘ya, Frances, from all of us at LiveIreland! Senator Black, now!!! Singer Frances Black elected to the...

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New Tourism Ireland video showcases Northern Ireland’s Game of Thrones locations
Apr28

New Tourism Ireland video showcases Northern Ireland’s Game of Thrones locations

Tourism Ireland has created a new Game of Thrones video to coincide with the launch of season 6. The video shows fans exploring some of the incredible Northern Ireland filming locations seen on HBO’s smash TV show, and the immersive activities visitors can do there. Northern Ireland is called Game of Thrones Territory for good reason. It’s been one of the show’s main filming locations since 2011, and is home to iconic locations like...

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We Banjo 3 return to Capitol Hill
Apr27

We Banjo 3 return to Capitol Hill

Galway Band We Banjo 3 made a return to Capitol Hill today to perform at the office of Congressman Joseph Crowley. Congressman Crowley, whose mother is from Co. Armagh, is a big fan of the band and gave the lads a very rare personal tour of Capitol Hill. As the representative of Queens in New York, the Congressman is known for his vast knowledge of Irish history, his work for Irish communities, and as a seasoned singer and songwriter...

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Wild Atlantic Way is ‘write on’ with French bloggers
Apr26

Wild Atlantic Way is ‘write on’ with French bloggers

200,000+ French to learn what Mayo and Galway have to offer Four popular travel and lifestyle bloggers from France are taking in some of the highlights of the Wild Atlantic Way in Mayo and Galway this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The bloggers – who have a combined social media audience of more than 200,000 – are posting news and updates of their Irish visit on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, as...

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Clare Tourism meets Director of Milwaukee Fest
Apr26

Clare Tourism meets Director of Milwaukee Fest

The Executive Director of Milwaukee Irish Fest, the world’s largest Irish culture festival, visited Ennis this week to meet Clare Tourism representatives ahead of this year’s festival and as part of the promotion of Ennis as the host location for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in 2016 and 2017. Patrick Boyle met with Clare Tourism Representatives, including Clare County Council, the Ennis Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Committee and Shannon...

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Skellig Michael is “indescribably beautiful” Luke Skywalker
Apr22

Skellig Michael is “indescribably beautiful” Luke Skywalker

Skellig Michael is “indescribably beautiful” Luke Skywalker Tourism Ireland today launched phase three of its special Star Wars campaign, targeting fans of the science fiction franchise around the world. It involves another superb, specially-commissioned ‘behind-the-scenes’ film, created during the filming of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Skellig Michael in 2014. Tourism Ireland commissioned Lucasfilm to create this short film (and...

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“We Banjo 3’s brand new vid from Galway. New album soon!
Apr21

“We Banjo 3’s brand new vid from Galway. New album soon!

“We Banjo 3’s brand new vid from Galway. New album soon!

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Cuig, New Landscapes
Apr18

Cuig, New Landscapes

A FRESH, UNIQUE AND VIBRANT SOUND THAT MOST BANDS TAKE YEARS TO ESTABLISH. TALENT HANGING OUT OF THEM! A TRULY BRILLIANT TRAD BAND.” – NIAMH DUNNE (BEOGA) Cuig just launched their new album “New landscapes” Cúig, formed in late 2013, have established themselves among the most promising artists on the Irish traditional music scene.  They incorporate Breton, Galician and American bluegrass tunes into their music...

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Matt LeBlanc In Kerry
Apr18

Matt LeBlanc In Kerry

Matt LeBlanc of Friends fame is currently filming a new series for the BBC’s Top Gear in Co Kerry. He ran into Lisa Marie Smith on Holiday in Kenmare on a Hen party. @Matt_LeBlanc thanks for making our hens day!!! #kenmare #topgear pic.twitter.com/V7ddG9sWy6 — Lisa Marie Keane (@lisamarie_smith) April 15, 2016 Matt was photographed behind the bar of Florry Batt’s bar in Kenmare pulling his own pint. Chances are he...

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