Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin and Tourism Ireland unveil new strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States to 2 million
Jan31

Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin and Tourism Ireland unveil new strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States to 2 million

New strategy targets +23% growth in American visitors by 2021 The United States offers considerable potential for Irish tourism, according to a new Tourism Ireland strategy launched today by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD. The strategy aims to build on recent success and to anticipate the various opportunities and challenges in the years ahead. It sets out ambitious targets which will see the island of...

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Mark Hamill praises Ireland’s starring role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Jan16

Mark Hamill praises Ireland’s starring role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

New Tourism Ireland film celebrates Ireland’s Star Wars connections The Wild Atlantic Way has been catapulted to global fame since the opening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, wowing millions of Star Wars fans everywhere. Tourism Ireland today launched the final phase of its latest Star Wars campaign, targeting fans of the science fiction franchise around the world. In a new film, created to celebrate Ireland’s starring role in The Last...

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The liveIreland Music Awards 2018
Jan08

The liveIreland Music Awards 2018

Musician of the Year-Kevin Crawford Female Musician of the Year-Ailie Robertson Male Singer of the Year-Joe Gibney Female Singer of the Year–Eilis Kennedy Album of the Year-The Femme Fatale of Maine by The Jeremiahs Concert of the Year–Connla Emerging Artist of the Year–Aoife Scott We’re live today Jan 7th at 18:00 UTC on liveIreland Radio one with Bill Margeson and the “Livvies...

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Irish Cryptocurrency IrishCoin up 700% in overnight trading.
Jan07

Irish Cryptocurrency IrishCoin up 700% in overnight trading.

A legacy cryptocoin that we’ve covered since it’s inception, Irishcoin has stood the test of time in crypto terms since 2014. The team have been working diligently in the background over the years to keep the coin alive whilst stalwarts like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple have dominated the crypto scene. With close to one trillion dollars moving into the crypto space, legacy coins like IRL have not only the novelty Irish...

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In case you missed it: Lorde – Ríoga “Royals” as Gaeilge
Jan03

In case you missed it: Lorde – Ríoga “Royals” as Gaeilge

Lorde’s Classic Hit As Gaeilge: An baile seo gan mhórtas Níl aontas ann, Ná bí in éad liom Ach chuile cheann mar Dath bréig’, cúlchaint, toitín a’inn sa scuaine Gloiní, pictiúir, réidh le glacadh dúinne ‘cuma linn Bradán feasa ná taithí shaoil ach chuile dhuine mar Cristal, Maybech, seoda ar do chorp faoi Eadach, oileáin, duitse ‘mháin don spraoi ‘cuma linn Níl muid fuaite sa chlaonadh sin Is níl...

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Feel every note at Dublin’s pulsating Tradfest
Jan03

Feel every note at Dublin’s pulsating Tradfest

There is every chance of being awe-struck at the Irish music festival that closes the door on winter and ushers in the light and energy of spring. Because TradFest is back again (24th – 28th Jan 2018) to offer awesome opportunities for feeling every note from a stellar line-up of traditional and folk music acts in some of the Irish capital’s most historic places. Based around the cobbled streets of Temple Bar, Dublin’s heaving...

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Valuable 19th century archival material rediscovered in Clare
Jan02

Valuable 19th century archival material rediscovered in Clare

Valuable archival material, previously thought to have been lost or destroyed, of the Kilrush Union in West Clare during the late 19th century has been rediscovered and reaccessioned to Clare County Archives. The Board of Guardian Minute Books from Kilrush Union, which date between 1877-1890, contain mainly statistical information on the financial administration and maintenance of the workhouses under their control, including details...

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