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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Watch this impromptu rendition of Raglan Road on Dublin’s Train service last night.
Oct01

Watch this impromptu rendition of Raglan Road on Dublin’s Train service last night.

Watch this impromptu rendition of Raglan Road on Dublin’s Train service last night. Made famous by Luke Kelly here is the Ramparts Chamber Choir with their...

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Dublin’s hidden gems
Sep10

Dublin’s hidden gems

Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new film called “Dublin – Tales of the Unexpected”, specially created to highlight some of the quirkier, lesser known things to see and do in Dublin. The 66-second film reminds our visitors that Dublin is a city filled with exciting things to do – some of them off the beaten track. From underground mummies to the 26 towers build to battle Napoleon, the film introduces viewers to an alternative Dublin,...

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Step Into Ireland With This Brilliant Video
Jul31

Step Into Ireland With This Brilliant Video

Via Sonder Ireland: WHATEVER YOU’RE DOING RIGHT NOW, STOP! Step into ’Sonder’- a visual journey capturing spectacular views from above and below some of Ireland’s national treasures and tourist havens! Take a step back through the history of our beautiful country exploring the troubles of our past and the rising of our future! It’s food for the soul and music to your ears as it encapsulates that Irish sense of humour through the...

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Air Corps Over Dublin
Jul21

Air Corps Over Dublin

Just before the spectacular air show at Bray, the Irish Air Corps gave Dublin a massive surprise by flying low straight through the city centre following the Liffey to Heuston Station. Blue skies here in beautiful #Bray this morning #BrayAirDisplay #AviationIreland A post shared by BrayAirDisplay (@brayairdisplay) on Jul 22, 2017 at 1:23am PDT #Repost @noeldonnellon Irish Air Corps Liffey flypast @brayairdisplay #irishaircorps...

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Rose of Tralee Festival Calling All Buskers!
Jun29

Rose of Tralee Festival Calling All Buskers!

The Rose of Tralee Festival have just announced a call to street buskers to feature in their festival schedule for August. See details below. If you want your performance to bee seen by thousands of punters and worldwide press alike now is your chance:   CALLING ALL BUSKERS! Want to perform at one of Ireland's biggest Festivals? We're designating spaces for busking acts of all styles to create a feast of entertainment...

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Ed Sheeran announces Irish tour
Jun28

Ed Sheeran announces Irish tour

Breaking: Ed Sheeran just announced his 2018 lateral Irish tour: Pairc Ui Chaoimh May 4th and 5th Boucher Road Playing Fields Belfast May 9thNo Pearse Stadium Galway May 12th and 13th And Phoenix Park Dublin May 16th and 18th It’s The biggest Irish Tour EVER!! Tickets on sale July 8th @...

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First Trams Cross Dublin City Centre In 70 Years
Jun18

First Trams Cross Dublin City Centre In 70 Years

Dublin’s Luas service crossed the city centre today joining up the two north and south rails works after a long and protracted contract that took the best part of 4 years. The old Dublin tram network followed the same paths until it was ripped out in favour of diesel buses in the 1950s. Back to the future as we say. Video and pic via Karl...

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