First heatwave in forty years unveils ancient Ireland.
Jul13

First heatwave in forty years unveils ancient Ireland.

Ireland has had one of the driest and hottest summers since 1976 and as a result Drone and history enthusiast, Anthony Murphy of Mythical Ireland has uncovered the outline of a new henge discovery near the ancient site of Newgrange in Ireland’s Boyne Valley. As with recent drone discoveries in the UK, the hot weather has dried out surface grasses and crops in different shades depending on the substrate rock or sediment beneath...

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Hottest Summer Since 1976
Jul05

Hottest Summer Since 1976

Dublin like much of the country has experienced the hottest weather in 40 years. Beachfronts are packed and the glorious weather brings out the probably the best coastline of any city anywhere in the world. The famous “Forty Foot”, a swimming spot featured in James Joyce’s Ulysses, sees bumper numbers of locals and tourists alike plunging into its depts followed by ice cream from the hole in the wall at Sandycove....

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Prehistoric gold artefacts discovered in Donegal
Jul05

Prehistoric gold artefacts discovered in Donegal

The National Museum of Ireland received a report on Tuesday 26 June 2018 of the discovery of significant artifacts in County Donegal, which appear to date from the Bronze Age. The National Museum of Ireland received a report on Tuesday 26 June 2018 of the discovery of significant artifacts in County Donegal, which appear to date from the Bronze Age. Experts from the National Museum traveled to the site where the artifacts were...

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New Tourism Ireland video highlights Cork
Jul05

New Tourism Ireland video highlights Cork

Colourful towns, beautiful coastline and a charming city … Tourism Ireland invites people everywhere to put Cork city and county on their bucket list! Where else would you find a thriving 18th century food market, an iconic whiskey legacy and a sure fire way to obtain the famous “gift of the gab”? Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online video, called “Top Things to do in Cork”. It highlights some of the star attractions...

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Meet Ireland’s next potential President John Groarke
Jul04

Meet Ireland’s next potential President John Groarke

We’ve had civil servants, politicians and senior state officials having a go at running for the presidency but never an ordinary Irish citizen. Meet John Groarke from Tulsk in Co Roscommon who lives in a small two bedroom country house and ran into hard times recently with essential renovations. His campaign platform will focus on the homeless and others who are poorly treated in the Health Service. John hopes to be the first...

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