The liveIreland Music Awards 2017
Jan01

The liveIreland Music Awards 2017

The liveIreland Music Awards 2017 (2017 Livies) 2016 was a terrific year for Irish music. In general, the Livies Awards reflect a number of much younger acts this year. These artists are doing what has always been done in Irish music—changing it and keeping it at the same time. This year’s Livies winners reflect that perfectly. If ever there were a year where the old saying “Youth must be served” is evident, 2016 was the one. In any...

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Trad session breaks out on Ryanair Plane
Dec31

Trad session breaks out on Ryanair Plane

Newstalk Host Daniel Kelly got a surprise session on the way from Copenhagen last week. Should be part of the Ryanair in house entertainment. Just landed in @DublinAirport. There was an impromptu trad session on the flight from Copenhagen. Is this a new feature @Ryanair ? pic.twitter.com/23KZP1fB17 — Daniel Kelly (@IsMiseDaniel) December 11,...

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Someone’s adopted a Christmas Tree in Glendalough
Dec20

Someone’s adopted a Christmas Tree in Glendalough

Spotted by lughnasadh on Reddit, someone decided to randomly dress up a tree for Christmas on the military road to Glendalough.

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Is Apple’s new iPhone 7 Guinness resistant?
Sep13

Is Apple’s new iPhone 7 Guinness resistant?

Is Apple’s new iPhone 7 Guinness...

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Penny Dreadful TV series props and regalia go on sale Co Kildare
Sep09

Penny Dreadful TV series props and regalia go on sale Co Kildare

PENNY DREADFUL THREE-DAY SALE OF FURNITURE, ART, HERO LOTS & MORE Punchestown Pavillion, Co. Kildare. Sept 13th-15th, at 10am.  ...

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Fusion Fighters Tg4’s street dance competition
Aug23

Fusion Fighters Tg4’s street dance competition

Scoth na damhsóirí anseo in Inis How good are these guys Fushion Fighters

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Amazing view of gorse fire on Bray Head
Aug17

Amazing view of gorse fire on Bray Head

Skycam Ireland took some brilliant footage of the blaze. It seems every year the gorse catches fire with a late summer hot spell.

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Joe Derrane, the greatest Irish music button box player of all time.
Jul25

Joe Derrane, the greatest Irish music button box player of all time.

Joe Derrane passed away on Friday, following a long illness. He is, by common assent, the greatest Irish music button box player of all time. The Boston native set new standards. A truly wonderful gentleman and miraculous musician. This tape is a bit older, but shows Joe at the height of his powers. (BTW, that’s Chicago’s Liz Carroll sitting on Joe’s right.)...

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Friends star Courteney Cox Visits Kerry
Jul04

Friends star Courteney Cox Visits Kerry

Hollywood and Friends star Courteney Cox is in Kerry right now, taking part in a Bear Grylls’ survival skills reality TV show called Running Wild. With Courteney tweeting the news of her visit to her 979,000 followers, it’s more good news for tourism and comes just days after the beautiful Kerry landscape was showcased to millions of Top Gear fans by Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc. Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “This...

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Singer Frances Black elected to the Seanad.
Apr28

Singer Frances Black elected to the Seanad.

Singer Frances Black elected to the Seanad. Singer Frances Black has been elected to the Seanad. Black, who is founder of addiction charity the RISE foundation, is entering political office via the Industrial and Commercial Vocational panel. She is a well known and popular singer in Irish Music. Good on ‘ya, Frances, from all of us at LiveIreland! Senator Black, now!!! Singer Frances Black elected to the...

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