Fáilte Ireland has revealed the 15 towns on the shortlist for the prestigious Tourism Towns Awards for 2015.
A video of Irish people dancing ‘like Brazilians’ after accepting a challenge from a bossa nova group has gone down a storm in the Irish media.
The challenge was thrown down by Tom Speers, who was directing a video for Irish/Brazilian group Nova Collective.
Murphy remains the most popular surname in Ireland, with more babies being registered with the name in 2014 than any other.
The Central Statistics Office released the data which includes the surnames of all the births that were registered in Ireland last year.