Game Of Thrones Castle For Sale
Aug12

Game Of Thrones Castle For Sale

With rumors of a GoFundMe campaign, Game Of Thrones fans from all over the world may just buy up Gosford Castle which featured heavily in the Netflix series.  If you’ve half a million pounds you could just beat them to owning probably one of the most viable pieces of real estate Ireland currently has to offer. Built in the mid-1800s by the 2nd Earl of Gosford, Archibald Acheson, Gosford Castle is a grade A listed building.  It...

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Bray Head gorse fire uncovers WWII ÉIRE sign
Aug04

Bray Head gorse fire uncovers WWII ÉIRE sign

Bray Head gorse fire uncovers WWII ÉIRE sign An Garda Siochana air support unit unveiled an old WW2 demarkation sign which was used to show airmen from both allied and German forces that they were flying over the neutral territory of Ireland (EIRE).  Most of these Eire signs etched out on rock are common on the west coast but less so on the east.                     A Garda Air Support...

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Powerscourt House and Gardens, Co Wicklow
Aug04

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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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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The sun is out in Ireland.
Jun25

The sun is out in Ireland.

Yesterday temperatures reached 30C in most counties (locally). Our summer weather can become sub tropical every now and then with a phenomenon called the Azores high moving clear balmy south Atlantic weather up from the Atlantic. Then Ireland breaks out the beer: Some evening for The Barge ☀️🍻 A post shared by Joey Cunniffe (@joeycunniffe10) on May 25, 2017 at 12:51pm PDT Those who don't jump will never fly. 😊 #love #life #hiking...

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Claude Morice is out with a beautiful piece of work entitled The Grace Notes
Jun24

Claude Morice is out with a beautiful piece of work entitled The Grace Notes

Brittany’s, Claude Morice is out with a lovely new album, The Grace Notes. We love nothing more on LI than finding brand new artists, not previously shared with you, and then sharing them! A beautiful little gem of an album, one of the guest artists is our own LiveIreland Male Musician of the Year, Tom Byrne. He plays button box on this cd. Brittany and Ireland have shared a lot culturally over the centuries. This album...

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