Live from Chicago with Bill and Imelda today 6PM Irish!
Jul23

Live from Chicago with Bill and Imelda today 6PM Irish!

Join us 18:00 HRS GMT for some great music and criac with Bill and Imelda live from our Chicago studio. Chat room and radio feed will be open....

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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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Irish Music with a Twist at The Warwick Folk Festival
Jul14

Irish Music with a Twist at The Warwick Folk Festival

After their barnstorming set at Glastonbury last year, top Irish band Goitse (pronounced gwicha) they will be on stage on Saturday and Sunday next weekend at The Warwick Folk Festival. *Goitse Forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, the quintet have graduated with a musical maturity worthy of the greatest. They hade made a name for themselves as one of the most sought...

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Ireland’s magnificent mansions and glorious gardens
Jul07

Ireland’s magnificent mansions and glorious gardens

Online film encourages viewers to come and follow in the footsteps of lords and ladies! Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of our grand estates and glorious gardens, taking viewers on a tour of the island of Ireland’s more ‘glamorous’ side! Titled “Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland”, the video gives viewers a glimpse into some of the most beautiful properties and estates around the...

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Podcast: The Uilleann Pipes
Jul03

Podcast: The Uilleann Pipes

Imelda Deegan samples the sounds of some early Irish instruments and finds some stories concerning their origin. This program focuses on the making of The Bodhran, Harp and Uilleann Pipes. Producer: Aoileann Nic...

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IrishCoin A New Digital Currency For The Irish.
Jul02

IrishCoin A New Digital Currency For The Irish.

Ní neart go cur le chéile – no strength without unity. That’s the motto of Irishcoin, a new peer-to-peer digital currency, like Bitcoin, aimed at boosting the Irish tourism sector. Launched back in 2014, Irishcoin (IRL for short) aims at promoting tourism by acting as a discount voucher at participating bars, restaurants, hotels, tourist attractions, and the like. “Irish tourism is worth over $3B per year to the Irish economy and...

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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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The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before
Jun26

The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before Via: Wiebe de Jager The Cliffs of Moher (Irish: Aillte an Mhothair) [1] are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. [2][3] They rise 120 metres (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head, and reach their maximum height of 214 metres (702 ft) just north of O’Brien’s Tower, eight kilometres to the north. [4] A...

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Blow to local tourism as Edmund Burke Pub refurb is blocked.
Jun26

Blow to local tourism as Edmund Burke Pub refurb is blocked.

With tourism numbers at all time highs in Ireland it’s not always good news on the development front as Galway county council has just blocked a proposal to develop one of Co Galway’s local pub landmarks the Dereen Inn near the monastic village of Abbeyknockmoy. Bought by local entrepreneur Declan Ganley as a “hobby refurbishment”, the pub was to be renamed as the Edmund Burke and was going to compromise of a...

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