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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Irish Halloween Podcasts: Witches, Banshees and the Hell Fire Club
Oct27

Irish Halloween Podcasts: Witches, Banshees and the Hell Fire Club

Irish Halloween Podcasts: Witches of Kilkenny and the Hell Fire Club, Dublin The Story of Alice Kipler, The Witch of Kilkenny. The Hell Fire Club Dublin The Hell Fire Club on Mont Pelier Hill casts a foreboding presence over the south Dublin suburbs. It was originally built as a hunting lodge by William “the Speaker” Connolly, politician and land owner, in or around 1725. It is reported that the stone used to build the lodge was...

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Check out this brilliant birdseye view of Ireland from Emirates
Oct13
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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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Dublin Airport Wins Global Aviation Industry Award
Sep28

Dublin Airport Wins Global Aviation Industry Award

Dublin Airport has won a major global aviation industry marketing award. The airport was today named the 2016 World Routes Award winner for airports in the 20-50 million passengers per year category. Dublin Airport picked up the prestigious award at the World Routes conference in Chengdu, China. This is the second time in three years that Dublin Airport has won the award, having been shortlisted for the award three years in a row. The...

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Matthew McConaughey wants his kids to go to the Gaelteacht and learn Irish.
Sep26

Matthew McConaughey wants his kids to go to the Gaelteacht and learn Irish.

Matthew McConaughey wants his kids to go to the Gaelteacht and learn Irish. The 46-year-old actor, whose heritage goes back 100 years to Monaghan, says he wants his kids to keep up with the Irish slang and have a decent irish education. McConaughey who is married to Brazilian Camila Alves, said: “I gotta keep up with the Gaelic. I want them reading Irish literature, I want them Riverdancing and I want them saying, ‘grand’ and...

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Is Apple’s new iPhone 7 Guinness resistant?
Sep13

Is Apple’s new iPhone 7 Guinness resistant?

Is Apple’s new iPhone 7 Guinness...

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Penny Dreadful TV series props and regalia go on sale Co Kildare
Sep09

Penny Dreadful TV series props and regalia go on sale Co Kildare

PENNY DREADFUL THREE-DAY SALE OF FURNITURE, ART, HERO LOTS & MORE Punchestown Pavillion, Co. Kildare. Sept 13th-15th, at 10am.  ...

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Italian student ‘scoots’ around the island of Ireland
Aug26

Italian student ‘scoots’ around the island of Ireland

24-year-old undertakes 1,600 km tour of Ireland via footbike Roberto Cassa, a 24-year-old Italian student at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, has been doing something a little less ordinary during his summer break – travelling around the island of Ireland by footbike, with assistance from Tourism Ireland in Milan. Having set out from Belfast at the end of July, Roberto has travelled about 1,600 km over 17 days – from...

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Donegal dance with a view
Aug17

Donegal dance with a view

The girls at Colaiste Aoidh Mhic Bhricne in Teelin, Co Donegal give us a perfect skit with an amazing backdrop of Slieve League prompted by a visit of Taylor Scallon School of Irish Dance from...

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