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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Powerscourt House and Gardens, Co Wicklow
Sep10

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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Exclusive world premiere,The Jermiah’s new Album The Femme Fatale of Maine
Sep03

Exclusive world premiere,The Jermiah’s new Album The Femme Fatale of Maine

This Sunday’s Bill & Imelda Show will feature the brand new Jeremiahs CD in its World Premiere. It is The Femme Fatale of Maine, and is our immediate leader for Album of the Year here on LiveIreland. The show will start at 18:00 GMT and highlight several cuts from the album. Don’t miss this one, for sure! (Here’s a vid from their first album—we will have the brand new ones for Femme Fatale as soon as they...

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Glendalough Distillery tells the ancient story of Irish Whiskey as you’ve never seen it before
Aug03

Glendalough Distillery tells the ancient story of Irish Whiskey as you’ve never seen it before

As the regular liveIreland reader knows, we’re huge fans of Co Wicklow’s famous monastic settlement Glendalough. Here the Glendalough Distillery gives us a cinematic eyeful of the valley like you’ve never seen it before.  ...

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Watch this impromptu rendition of Raglan Road on Dublin’s Train service last night.
Jul31

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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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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In Ireland We Have Hay Tornadoes
Jul27

In Ireland We Have Hay Tornadoes

Apparently a regular occurrence in the Co Kildare countryside, Ireland experiences hay whirlwinds whereby stormy summer weather can fan up mini hay tornadoes creating a spectacular display. Here Michael Heffernan catches the phonenom no twitter: A whirlwind playing havoc with the hay pic.twitter.com/7HJFtqB4uR — Michael heffernan (@martique75) July 25,...

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The Palace Bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar (Podcast)
Jul26

The Palace Bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar (Podcast)

Bertie Keogh, ex-barman at the Palace Bar in Temple Bar, tells us about the history of drinking in...

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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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