Irish Whiskey Museum offers something to pour over
May02

Irish Whiskey Museum offers something to pour over

The only Irish whiskey museum in the world has opened its doors in the centre of Dublin. The unique attraction chronicles the story of Irish whiskey, looking at everything from its taste and flavour, to the rise, fall and current worldwide renaissance of the Irish whiskey industry. The museum features a range of enjoyable, interactive exhibitions spread out across five rooms in a location right in the heart of the city’s ‘golden mile’...

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The Wild Atlantic Way – Now Virtually Impossible to Miss!
Apr09

The Wild Atlantic Way – Now Virtually Impossible to Miss!

Virtual Reality Tours of the Wild Atlantic Way Piloted by Fáilte Ireland at International Tourism Fair in Berlin Fáilte Ireland has captured a number of unmissable experiences along the Wild Atlantic Way for virtual reality (VR) viewing, giving people the chance to remotely experience 3D tours of the coastal route. Piloted last week at the international tourism fair ITB in Berlin, VR gives Fáilte Ireland the chance to show buyers and...

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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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New Tourism Ireland video shows why Ireland is the perfect place to be!
Feb19

New Tourism Ireland video shows why Ireland is the perfect place to be!

Welcome to Ireland! It’s not just something we say when you arrive. The warmth of an Irish welcome stays with you long after you leave. So come on over, we’ll show you some hidden gems, and introduce you to new friends that will make your evenings last even...

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How to get to the Skellig Islands
Feb10

How to get to the Skellig Islands

Tourism Ireland video shows how to get to the Skellig Islands Tourism Ireland has created a short, animated video showing prospective visitors how they can get to the Skellig Islands – home to both monastic settlements and Jedi Temples! The film has been produced by Tourism Ireland to show how to get there via land, air and sea. Since making an appearance in the final scene of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Skellig Michael has become...

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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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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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