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Ireland’s boxers continue on proud tradition in World Championships with record breaking medal

Over the years Ireland‘s prowess in the international amateur boxing arena was been well known with major medal hauls at the world and European championships as well as at the last two Olympics with 3 medals (1 silver and 2 … Continue reading

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Steven Spielberg to work on Daniel O’ Connell Movie in Ireland?

Well known director Steven Spielberg has expressed an interest in working with actor Daniel Day Lewis on a film about famous Irish political leader Daniel O’Connell.   According to reports, the award winning director has his sights set on filming the … Continue reading

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Halloween Traditions in Ireland

Halloween is said to have originated in Ireland, so with this spooky time approaching, we thought we would share a few of our favourite traditions and customs, some of which are still practised, before the celebrations on 31st October begin.

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Population of the ‘Pine Marten’ in Ireland Increasing

According to recent reports from Ryan Institute’s Mammal Ecology Group in NUI Galway, the population of one of Ireland’s hardest to catch mammals, has increased. The population of the ‘pine marten’ has returned to a ‘healthy’ number thanks to tests which … Continue reading

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Much more in Cork this weekend and the weeks ahead

Cork Rebel Week continues to roll on with a Naval festival in Cork Harbour today and a big parade through the streets of cork city led by World champion and Corkonian Robert Heffernon scheduled for tomorrow. As well as more … Continue reading

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Dublin win All-Ireland Football Final for 24th time!

On Sunday 22nd September, all eyes were on a packed Croke Park, as Dublin took on Mayo in the All-Ireland Football Final!

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Will the Next James Bond be Filmed in Ireland?

Rumours are circulating that the next James Bond film could be shot in Ireland. The first time that the franchise would have filmed here, rumours started when producer Barbara Broccoli and writer John Logan attended an event hosted by the … Continue reading

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Famous ‘High Nelly’ Bicycle belonging to Michael Collins is discovered!

The original “high nelly” bicycle used by Michael Collins has been discovered and will along with other high nellys tour Ireland as part of an exhibition.

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Surfing Dolphin in Ireland Photo Wins Top Prize

An image of a dolphin surfing in the waves that was taken by Clare based photographer, George Karbus has won the top prize in the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

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Culture Night 2013 – Dublin, Ireland

The 8th ever Culture Night 2013 will take place on Friday September 20th from 5pm-11pm in Dublin, Ireland. This year the event will have a record amount of diverse cultural organisations transforming Dublin by night with more than 190 organisations … Continue reading

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