Author: Andrew Moore

Dancing policeman delights crowd at Titanic building

Dancing policeman delights crowd in Belfast

A policeman delighted crowds outside Belfast’s Titanic building by joining in a performance of a dance group and throwing a few shapes of his own. Ajendance dance company is made up of adults and kids from Belfast and they perform at the Maritime Festival every year. (more…)

Database of thousands of ancient hill forts available online. Picture copyright Heritage Ireland

Database of thousands of ancient hill forts available online

Thousands of ancient hill forts across Ireland and Britain have been located and published in a new online database. The online atlas has been created following a study by researchers from University College Cork, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Oxford. (more…)

Impressive kids set Guinness world record in skipping

Impressive kids set Guinness world record in skipping

A team of schoolchildren have set the Guinness World record for the highest number of skips over a single rope in one minute. The youngsters displayed an incredible level of teamwork, speed, balance and agility and they collectively leapt over the skipping rope a massive 225 times in the 60 seconds time limit. (more…)

Liam Neeson supports Quiet Man station appeal. Photo copyright Georges Biard CC3

Liam Neeson supports Quiet Man station appeal

Hollywood legend Liam Neeson has thrown his support behind a campaign to save the iconic train station from the classic film The Quiet Man. The station was one of the most memorable settings from the 1952 love story starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. (more…)

Irish lad sends mum charming note to get out of school

Irish lad sends mum charming note to get out of school

We can all remember waking up when we were little and trying to get the day off school. One young man tried to charm his mother with a delightful note convincing her she should let him stay at home, and he even threw a little sweetener in to seal the deal. (more…)

Ed Sheeran joins James Corden for Carpool Karaoke

Ed Sheeran joins James Corden for Carpool Karaoke

Ed Sheeran fans have waited a long time to see the music superstar join James Corden in his car for the world famous Carpool Karaoke. Well now that wait is finally over. The Galway Girl star hopped into the passenger seat of Corden's car for his drive across LA and the two belted out some…

Incredible video showcases stunning beauty of Glendalough

Incredible video showcases stunning beauty of Glendalough

The stunning beauty of the Irish country has been captured by a professional video and photography company as they span their cameras across the spectacular views of Glendalough. The footage has been edited into a short YouTube video and the final result is quite incredible. (more…)

Dara O'Briain hits back at critic for calling him British

Dara Ó Briain hits out at TV critic who called him ‘British’

Irish comedian Dara Ó Briain has hit back at a TV critic who slammed his latest show after it described him and his colleague Ed Byrne as “white British men”. The review was written about Ó Briain and Byrne’s documentary, Dara and Ed’s Road to Mandalay, which sees the pair explore south east Asia as…

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