Donegal Celtic Cross Forest Drone View
Oct27

Donegal Celtic Cross Forest Drone View

Planted by Forester Liam Emmery over a period of years he was able to plan out the design which would reveal itself every autumn to those flying overhead. A particularly dry autumn has made it stand out even more this year, with the different green hues more prominent. Unfortunately Emmery passed away in 2010 aged 51, before his creation became known to the public. His wife had forgotten about his elaborate plan until UTV approached...

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liveIreland World Premiere: The Fretless
Oct13

liveIreland World Premiere: The Fretless

The Fretless will be featured in another World Premiere here on LiveIreland, this Sunday, October 16 at 18:00 GMT, as we continue to be the only place to offer world premieres like this–Irish music on a truly worldwide basis, heard here for the first time!! The Bill&Imelda Show is the place. See you there–and, you are also welcome in the chat room! Here is a snippet of a review Bill wrote for Irish Music Magazine...

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Check out this brilliant birdseye view of Ireland from Emirates
Oct13
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Tourism Ireland welcomes new SAS flight from Stockholm for 2017
Oct13

Tourism Ireland welcomes new SAS flight from Stockholm for 2017

Tourism Ireland warmly welcomes today’s announcement by SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) of a new flight from Stockholm to Shannon for next year. The new service will operate twice weekly, from August until mid-October 2017, and will certainly provide a welcome boost for tourism from Sweden to Shannon and the West of Ireland. Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “The announcement of a new SAS flight from Stockholm to Shannon is...

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Hellfire Club Archaeological Dig Under Way
Oct10

Hellfire Club Archaeological Dig Under Way

We recently visited the Hellfire Club in Dublin to savour the views of the city on a clear Sunday autumn day. We were very excited to hear about the current archaeological dig taking place at the site. We’ve written about the Hellfire Club here on liveireland; its history & popularity for day time excursions. What strikes you about Montpelier hill is that the site must have been of significant importance due to its relative...

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Maire Egan in Las Vegas
Oct05

Maire Egan in Las Vegas

Maire Egan is one of the elite Irish fiddlers in the world. There are lots of musicians who would claim that level of ability. Some would be right. Many would be wrong. But, at or near the very top of the mountain sits Maire Egan, and she is a musical treasure. What is really interesting is why. What about her is so rare, and why does she showcase so perfectly real Irish music in the 21st Century? She is not unique. But, she is very...

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Best ever month of August and best ever January-August period for Irish tourism
Oct03

Best ever month of August and best ever January-August period for Irish tourism

Best ever month of August and best ever January-August period for Irish tourism Commenting on today’s figures from the CSO for overseas visitors to Ireland for January to August, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “Today’s figures indicate that this was the best ever month of August for Irish tourism, with more than 1.125 million arrivals recorded. It was also the best January to August period for overseas visitors to...

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