Ireland’s Viking Story
Mar24

Ireland’s Viking Story

Two cities celebrate their Viking past this Easter weekend at Dublin’s DUBLINIA VIKINGFEST 2018 (30 March–2 April) and the WATERFORD VIKING FESTIVAL 2018 (31 March–2 April). From the ancient Viking traces of Waterford city in Ireland’s Ancient East, to the foundations of medieval Dublin, Ireland invites the world to celebrate its Viking past this Easter, with two wonderful events: the Viking Festival 2018, Waterford (31 March-April...

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Powerscourt House and Gardens, Co Wicklow
Mar18

Powerscourt House and Gardens, Co Wicklow

Powerscourt House and Gardens is located in Enniskerry, County Wicklow in the most picturesque natural surrounds. It is reported that Powerscourt House was built upon the remnants of a two storey strategic 13th century castle originally built by the la Poer family, a Norman family. The estate is so very intertwined with Irish history and the history of the local area. Richard Wingfield, Viscount Powerscourt, and then owner of the...

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Allie Sherlock Gets 1.2 Million viewers busking on Grafton Street
Mar18

Allie Sherlock Gets 1.2 Million viewers busking on Grafton Street

12 year old Allie Sherlock from Cork was offered a skit on the The Ellen Show and turned it down as she wants to keep busking and performing as a hobby. Regardless we can see a huge career ahead and the vid below explains...

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Glendalough Distillery tells the ancient story of Irish Whiskey as you’ve never seen it before
Mar18

Glendalough Distillery tells the ancient story of Irish Whiskey as you’ve never seen it before

As the regular liveIreland reader knows, we’re huge fans of Co Wicklow’s famous monastic settlement Glendalough. Here the Glendalough Distillery gives us a cinematic eyeful of the valley like you’ve never seen it before.  ...

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The Palace Bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar (Podcast)
Mar18

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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Live St Patrick’s Day Irish Music Radio from Dublin, Ireland.
Mar16

Live St Patrick’s Day Irish Music Radio from Dublin, Ireland.

  We’re live all day the 17th March with live music and craic with David Lattimer 12:00 to 14:00 Bill Margeson and Imelda 12:00 to 14:00 Alan O’Leary 14:00 to 16:00 Bill Margeson and Imelda 18:00 to 20:00 Sean Conway 20:00 to 24:00 More updates as we get them.    ...

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Irish Cryptocurrency giveaway for St Patrick’s Day
Mar15

Irish Cryptocurrency giveaway for St Patrick’s Day

Press release 2192 free to share: IrishCoin and the all-new CryptoCafe on Aungier Street in Dublin will be giving away €5 worth of IrishCoin (IRL) to the first 20 customers for every purchase of coffee in store. Just call in and ask for your IRL on the day! Slainte! The IrishCoin team will be rolling out it’s updated digital wallets in April so you can buy Coffee in IRL at the CryptoCafe and other outlets in Dublin. CryptoCafe was...

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Tourism Ireland’s New Happy St Patrick’s Day Video
Mar15

Tourism Ireland’s New Happy St Patrick’s Day Video

Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online film for St Patrick’s Day 2018, to encourage prospective holidaymakers to come and visit Ireland this year. The story of St Patrick has fascinated the world for centuries. Almost 1,600 years after he first came to the island of Ireland, our international visitors can still witness his legacy today. Tourism Ireland’s latest video celebrates the legacy of Ireland’s famous patron saint, as people...

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Game of Thrones Star Liam Cunningham To Lead This Year’s St. Patrick’s Festival Parade
Mar09

Game of Thrones Star Liam Cunningham To Lead This Year’s St. Patrick’s Festival Parade

Dublin star of the stage and screen Liam Cunningham has been selected by St. Patrick’s Festival to lead this year’s Festival Parade which will wind its way through the streets of the capital from 12 noon on March 17th. The East Wall native was chosen in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Irish acting both at home and internationally. Liam Cunningham, one of Ireland’s most recognisable actors, is probably best known for his...

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The World Goes Green For St Patrick’s Day
Mar08

The World Goes Green For St Patrick’s Day

Tourism Ireland reveals the quirkiest ‘Greenings’ for St Patrick’s Day 2018 More pictures below. What do the Big Banana in Australia, an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft in Addis Ababa and two rhino statues in Nairobi have in common? They are just some of the more unusual participants in Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative for St Patrick’s Day 2018. Tourism Ireland’s annual Global Greening initiative has gone from strength to...

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