Step Into Ireland With This Brilliant Video
Jul31

Step Into Ireland With This Brilliant Video

Via Sonder Ireland: WHATEVER YOU’RE DOING RIGHT NOW, STOP! Step into ’Sonder’- a visual journey capturing spectacular views from above and below some of Ireland’s national treasures and tourist havens! Take a step back through the history of our beautiful country exploring the troubles of our past and the rising of our future! It’s food for the soul and music to your ears as it encapsulates that Irish sense of humour through the...

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In Ireland We Have Hay Tornadoes
Jul27

In Ireland We Have Hay Tornadoes

Apparently a regular occurrence in the Co Kildare countryside, Ireland experiences hay whirlwinds whereby stormy summer weather can fan up mini hay tornadoes creating a spectacular display. Here Michael Heffernan catches the phonenom no twitter: A whirlwind playing havoc with the hay pic.twitter.com/7HJFtqB4uR — Michael heffernan (@martique75) July 25,...

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The Palace Bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar (Podcast)
Jul26

The Palace Bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar (Podcast)

Bertie Keogh, ex-barman at the Palace Bar in Temple Bar, tells us about the history of drinking in...

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Air Corps Over Dublin
Jul21

Air Corps Over Dublin

Just before the spectacular air show at Bray, the Irish Air Corps gave Dublin a massive surprise by flying low straight through the city centre following the Liffey to Heuston Station. Blue skies here in beautiful #Bray this morning #BrayAirDisplay #AviationIreland A post shared by BrayAirDisplay (@brayairdisplay) on Jul 22, 2017 at 1:23am PDT #Repost @noeldonnellon Irish Air Corps Liffey flypast @brayairdisplay #irishaircorps...

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Irish Music with a Twist at The Warwick Folk Festival
Jul14

Irish Music with a Twist at The Warwick Folk Festival

After their barnstorming set at Glastonbury last year, top Irish band Goitse (pronounced gwicha) they will be on stage on Saturday and Sunday next weekend at The Warwick Folk Festival. *Goitse Forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, the quintet have graduated with a musical maturity worthy of the greatest. They hade made a name for themselves as one of the most sought...

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Ireland’s magnificent mansions and glorious gardens
Jul07

Ireland’s magnificent mansions and glorious gardens

Online film encourages viewers to come and follow in the footsteps of lords and ladies! Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of our grand estates and glorious gardens, taking viewers on a tour of the island of Ireland’s more ‘glamorous’ side! Titled “Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”, the video gives viewers a glimpse into some of the most beautiful properties and estates around the...

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Podcast: The Uilleann Pipes
Jul03

Podcast: The Uilleann Pipes

Imelda Deegan samples the sounds of some early Irish instruments and finds some stories concerning their origin. This program focuses on the making of The Bodhran, Harp and Uilleann Pipes. Producer: Aoileann Nic...

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IrishCoin A New Digital Currency For The Irish.
Jul02

IrishCoin A New Digital Currency For The Irish.

Ní neart go cur le chéile – no strength without unity. That’s the motto of Irishcoin, a new peer-to-peer digital currency, like Bitcoin, aimed at boosting the Irish tourism sector. Launched back in 2014, Irishcoin (IRL for short) aims at promoting tourism by acting as a discount voucher at participating bars, restaurants, hotels, tourist attractions, and the like. “Irish tourism is worth over $3B per year to the Irish economy and...

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