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  • Saint Patrick’s Day, what are you celebrating?
    Saint Patrick’s Day, what are you celebrating?
    For a brief moment Saint Patrick’s Day appears to be a Pagan holiday with its Celtic themes, shamrocks, leprechauns and rainbows but the reality is that it is the exact opposite. This is why many Pagans are very strict about knowing what you...
  • 'Song of the Sea' is a sight to see
    'Song of the Sea' is a sight to see
    Meticulously blending a unique animation style with Celtic mythos, director Tomm Moore’s second feature film The Song of The Sea is a sight to see. Together, the vibrant colors and imaginative style create an atmosphere unlike any other...
  • 10 Hot photos of Irish model and Rory McIlroy girlfriend Nadia Forde in 2015
    ​10 Hot photos of Irish model and Rory McIlroy girlfriend Nadia Forde in 2015
    Nadia Forde is a super hot model, singer and actress from Ireland who was rumored to be the girlfriend of golf superstar Rory McIlroy for a little bit last year. Here is a slideshow of 10 hot photos of Nadia Forde for golf fans to see what she...
  • Irish writer Michael Harding woos and wins Donegal audience
    Irish writer Michael Harding woos and wins Donegal audience
    Novelist and playwright, Michael Harding, has become a popular on-stage performer throughout Ireland, a fact reflected in the eager, packed audience at An Grianan theatre in Donegal this Friday during a stopover on his latest national tour.Harding...
  • Anne Enright Named the Inaugural Laureate of Irish Fiction
    Anne Enright Named the Inaugural Laureate of Irish Fiction
    At a reception on January 29, 2015, An Taoiseach (The Chief, equivalent to Prime Minister) Enda Kenny, TD, announced The Arts Council (Y Chomhairie Ealaion) had named novelist, short story-writer, and essayist Anne Enright the first Laureate of...
  • St. Patrick's Day
    When is St. Patrick’s Day 2015 and why is everything green?
    St. Patrick’s Day, also known as “the Day of the Festival of St. Patrick”, is the celebration of the most recognized patron saint of Ireland: St. Patrick. Every year on March 17, the world embraces Irish cultural traditions that...
  • One-man performance of 'Catalpa' mesmerizes audience at Donegal’s An Grianan
    One-man performance of 'Catalpa' mesmerizes audience at Donegal’s An Grianan
    With a hanging white sheet the only stage prop but with immense versatility of expression, body movement and voice, Donal O’Kelly mesmerized his audience at An Grianan theater in Letterkenny Wednesday evening as he enacted ‘Catalpa,...
  • Ireland Walk Hike Bike Plans/Supports Walking Tours Over Historic Carriage Route
    Walking tours over Ireland historic routes
    Ireland's historic stage coach route created in 1815 traveled through historic villages and sites in southwestern Ireland’s County Kerry is now the destination 200 years later of self-guided hikes by native adventure travel specialist...
  • Contrasting atmospheres: a hallmark of downtown Dublin restaurants
    Contrasting atmospheres: a hallmark of downtown Dublin restaurants
    Dublin is awash in fine-dining choices and the cosmopolitan nature of the city is reflected in the ranging ethnicity of hosts and servers, as well as the variety of international dishes. Here are six of the best –Friendly and centralAlex...
  • Refurbishments enhance panache of The Shelbourne in Dublin
    Refurbishments enhance panache of The Shelbourne in Dublin
    Impressively clad doormen, gilded mirrors, shimmering Tiffany glass chandeliers and ornate marble balustrades – initial impressions upon arrival at The Shelbourne in central Dublin indicate it’s somewhat special.Even more so as a...
  • Traditional music week in Letterkenny, Donegal ends in a high note
    Traditional music week in Letterkenny, Donegal ends in a high note
    Facing some of the worst winter weather to hit northwest Ireland in many years, the inaugural ‘Letterkenny Trad Week’ in Donegal ended on a high note this weekend with a capacity audience at the town’s Regional Cultural Centre ...
  • InterContinental Dublin offers contemporary style in a leafy suburb
    InterContinental Dublin offers contemporary style in a leafy suburb
    Standing tall in leafy Ballsbridge, a prestigious Dublin suburb, this 197-room, 5-star property announced its re-branding yesterday, becoming first InterContinental hotel in Ireland since 1960. InterContinental Dublin offers a quiet, sophisticated...
  • Conrad Dublin: a heady mix of friendly service, central location and craft beers
    Conrad Dublin: a heady mix of friendly service, central location and craft beers
    Imagine my surprise upon entering the brightly lit, bistro bar of the seven-floor, 191-room hotel Conrad Dublin to find a colorful row of 27 craft beers and ales on tap and Cillian, a knowledgeable and articulate bartender, to guide me through the...
  • County Mayo
    County Mayo - midway on the Wild Atlantic Way
    County Mayo is located about midway on the Wild Atlantic Way. Home to rich archaeology, 10 Blue Flag Beaches, Croag Patrick (Ireland’s holy mountain) and supposedly the best surfing waves in all of Ireland; Mayo has something for just about...
  • Boyne Valley, Ireland
    Oldest sundial in the world at Newgrange, Ireland
    In the verdant green Boyne Valley are three huge earth mounds—the most impressive is called Newgrange. The two other nearby mounds are named Knowth and Dowth. All three are said by dowsers to intersect at key “telluric energy”...