Matthew McConaughey wants his kids to go to the Gaelteacht and learn Irish.
Sep26

Matthew McConaughey wants his kids to go to the Gaelteacht and learn Irish.

Matthew McConaughey wants his kids to go to the Gaelteacht and learn Irish. The 46-year-old actor, whose heritage goes back 100 years to Monaghan, says he wants his kids to keep up with the Irish slang and have a decent irish education. McConaughey who is married to Brazilian Camila Alves, said: “I gotta keep up with the Gaelic. I want them reading Irish literature, I want them Riverdancing and I want them saying, ‘grand’ and...

Read More
Skellig Michael is “indescribably beautiful” Luke Skywalker
Sep10

Skellig Michael is “indescribably beautiful” Luke Skywalker

Skellig Michael is “indescribably beautiful” Luke Skywalker Tourism Ireland today launched phase three of its special Star Wars campaign, targeting fans of the science fiction franchise around the world. It involves another superb, specially-commissioned ‘behind-the-scenes’ film, created during the filming of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Skellig Michael in 2014. Tourism Ireland commissioned Lucasfilm to create this short film (and...

Read More
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.  ...

Read More
Rose of Tralee festival kicks off.
Aug18

Rose of Tralee festival kicks off.

AN Italian Chef, a reporter on the Nicky Byrne Show on RTÉ 2FM, a Garda and the son of the 1988 Boston Rose have made the cut to be Rose Escorts at the 2016 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Peter Capocci, Carl Mullan, Patrick Browne and James Johnston respectively, were among the 65 guys who will be the Rose Escorts to 65 Roses taking part in this year’s extended Festival from 17-23 August in Tralee. #regram from...

Read More
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...

Read More
Matt LeBlanc In Kerry
Apr18

Matt LeBlanc In Kerry

Matt LeBlanc of Friends fame is currently filming a new series for the BBC’s Top Gear in Co Kerry. He ran into Lisa Marie Smith on Holiday in Kenmare on a Hen party. @Matt_LeBlanc thanks for making our hens day!!! #kenmare #topgear pic.twitter.com/V7ddG9sWy6 — Lisa Marie Keane (@lisamarie_smith) April 15, 2016 Matt was photographed behind the bar of Florry Batt’s bar in Kenmare pulling his own pint. Chances are he...

Read More
Éigse Michael Hartnett launched in Newcastle West
Apr11

Éigse Michael Hartnett launched in Newcastle West

Éigse Michael Hartnett launched in Newcastle West Internationally acclaimed and award winning author Colum McCann will join Donal Ryan, Rita Ann Higgins and Mike Mac Domhnaill and a host of other established Irish writers, musicians and artists at Éigse Michael Hartnett 2016 taking place in Newcastle West, County Limerick, on Thursday April 14th to Saturday April 16th. Hundreds of literary enthusiasts from all over Ireland will...

Read More
Saoirse Ronan Explains Irish Pub Lock-Ins
Apr05

Saoirse Ronan Explains Irish Pub Lock-Ins

Saoirse Ronan Explains Irish Pub Lock-Ins Saoirse Ronan bonds with Jimmy over gatherings and sing-alongs in Ireland and being emotionally scarred by American game...

Read More
Doolin Folk Festival line-up confirmed
Apr01

Doolin Folk Festival line-up confirmed

The Hothouse Flowers, Jerry Fish, Finbar Furey, Dervish and Luka Bloom are included in the line-up for this year’s Doolin Folk Festival, details of which were announced today (Thursday, 31 March 2016). Taking inspiration from the great festivals of the 70’s and 80’s and set in the Brigadoon-like atmosphere of Doolin, Co Clare – between the Burren, the Cliffs of Moher and The Aran islands – the mid-June (10th-12th) festival is fast...

Read More
Limerick going green for St Patrick’s Festival
Mar15

Limerick going green for St Patrick’s Festival

Limerick this week welcomes thousands of musicians and performers as two of the biggest events of the year transform the City’s main thoroughfares into an open-air festival of colour and sound. Coordinated by Limerick City and County Council in support of Limerick’s bid to host the European Capital of Culture designation in 2020, the Limerick St Patrick’s Festival begins with the annual St Patrick’s Parade which kicks off at 12pm this...

Read More