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  • Jurgen Klinsmann watches Ireland-USA
    Ireland demolish US Men's National Team
    Tuesday, the U.S. Men's National Team fell 4-1 to the Republic of Ireland for 33,332 spectators at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.With the result, the USA have had only one win in the last eight games under controversial U.S. head coach...
  • Paranormal creatures: The puca
    Paranormal creatures: The püca
    The püca is primarily a creature of Irish folklore. It is said that this paranormal creature is a mischievous faerie that takes on the form of other beings. Püca tales are told all over Ireland and throughout other parts of the world.Appearance of...
  • Dublin Book Festival offers insights into the world of books
    Dublin Book Festival offers insights into the world of books
    Literary walks, public readings and open discussions with publishers and agents were all part of the annual Dublin Book Festival that ended today.The four-day program celebrated the rich writing tradition of Ireland, with many of the activities...
  • Lee Nguyen called up to USMNT
    Lee Nguyen among 25 called up for USMNT friendlies vs Ireland and Colombia
    Today, U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the roster to compete against No. 3-ranked Colombia and Ireland this November. MLS MVP candidate and New England Revolution top goalscorer Lee Nguyen is among the notable...
  •  Colin Farrell pitches his support for gay marriage in ‘YesEquality’ campaign
    Colin Farrell pitches his support for gay marriage in ‘YesEquality’ campaign
    Actor Colin Farrell is making a major statement in Ireland and for same-sex marriage as a whole. According to Pink News on Monday, the new “True Detectives” star has voiced his support for the “Yes Equality” campaign ahead...
  • Kinnitty Castle, Ireland
    Ghost hunting in a Gothic Irish castle
    There’s a ghost in the house. At least that’s the rumor at Kinnitty Castle.Although the 13th century medieval castle is now a luxury hotel, guests who spend the night often report sounds and sightings of ghosts, phantoms and banshees....
  • Ballyfin showcases Ireland's best
    Ballyfin showcases Ireland's best
    BALLYFIN, Ireland- As the carriage circled the hill, Billy the Irish cob glanced back at Lionel Chadwick, the coachman at Ballyfin manor, as if to say, “I’m ready, old son. What about you?”“Chirrup,” clucked Chadwick,...
  • Brian Boru, Dublin Castle
    The Battle of Clontarf (1014)
    Brian Boru captured the Irish kingship in the eleventh century. A rival emerged to challenge Boru's claim in 1013. The next year, the king met his enemies on Good Friday at Clontarf. The bloody Battle of Clontarf featured Viking warriors and...
  • Poet William Butler Yeats lives on in County Sligo
    Poet William Butler Yeats lives on in County Sligo
    It only takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes to drive the entire length of the Wild Atlantic Way in Country Sligo, but it’s here that you’ll find Yeat’s countryside. Growing up here, he spent much of his childhood in the northern...
  • Faolansidhe, Irish Wolf Spirit of Time
    The Wolf Year Legend of Donegal, Ireland
    Combining the zodiac systems of the Western world and Chinese culture, I'm a Scorpio who was born in the Year of the Boar. The word "zodiac" can be traced back to the Greek for the twelve equal divisions of a circle and has come to...
  • Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa: a southern Irish coastal oasis
    Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa: a southern Irish coastal oasis
    Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa lies in a picturesque location near the most southerly point of Ireland in county Cork fronting several beaches along a series of peninsulas jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean.Reached via a winding road that...
  • A voyage to Iceland with the Vikings
    A voyage to Iceland with the Vikings
    SOUTHERN NORWAY, Viken Bay -- It’s 879 A.D., and Hallgerdyur is getting her 19-year-old son Skarphedinn ready for his first (and quite possibly his last) voyage to the New Lands. She packs his clothes and a few toiletries in a little box,...
  • Navigating Dublin, Ireland
    Navigating through Dublin Ireland
    Arriving to Dublin Airport, the welcoming mist and fog welcomed me to Ireland. Once the car was hired, I was off to Dublin while enjoying the challenge always encountered when faced with driving on the left side of the road. Avis is always a great...
  • Stained Glass
    Another perfect day in Dublin
    Another Perfect Day in DublinThis is a follow-up to my previous article, “The Perfect Day in Dublin.” As I was actually in Dublin for five days, the following are recommendations which you might consider for your next couple of days in...
  • Ireland's first Ambassador to the U.S., Timothy A. Smiddy, Minister of Irish Free State, and J.B. Wright, 1924.
    Irish Embassy celebrates 90 years of Ireland-U.S. relations with concert Oct. 5
    The Embassy of Ireland will celebrate 90 years of Ireland-U.S. relations by hosting a free outdoor concert with traditional music and dancing at Washington's Dupont Circle on Oct. 5, from 2 to 4 P.M.Performers include the local Irish Inn Mates...