Author: Andrew Moore

Party host trying to open beer keg is online sensation

Party host trying to open beer keg is online sensation

There is no better way to get the party started than by cracking open a keg of beer for everyone to enjoy. It sounds like a fairly simple task, but one party host struggled with the mechanics of the keg much to the amusement of his guests, and the whole of the internet. (more…)

Scone or scone? Which is the correct pronunciation?

Scone or scone? Which is the correct pronunciation?

The age old debate about how to correctly pronounce the word scone has been settled by the University of Cambridge. Is it scone, to rhyme with cone? Or is it scone, to rhyme with gone? Everybody has their own opinion, but which, if either is correct? (more…)

Game of Thrones season images released

The first images from the seventh season of Game of Thrones have been released, and they're not giving much away in terms of storyline. Spoiler alert! In Winterfell, Jon Snow is looking as generally dark and broody as usual but from the arch behind him, and the dark surrounds, it could be possible that he…

Fusion Fighters stun Irish Dance World Championships

Fusion Fighters stun Irish Dance World Championships

Leading Irish dance group Fusion Fighters put on a stunning display at the World Irish Dance Championship that left the audience in raptures. Fusion Fighters have long been one of the best Irish dance groups around. They have won fans all across the globe with their imaginative and energetic routines, which often merge traditional Irish…

Could Guinness help you stop going deaf

Is it true? Can drinking Guinness help prevent you going deaf?

A recent study has found a link between iron deficiency and going deaf, which has raised the question: ‘Does that mean drinking Guinness can help prevent hearing loss?’ The black stuff is famously rich in iron, so surely a daily dose could be beneficial to our health, or at least to our hearing…? (more…)

Girl Power Irish dancing style with the stunning Slide Step

Girl Power Irish dancing style with the stunning Slide Step

Ireland Calling has featured some stunning Irish dance videos showcasing the talents of our greatest performers. Many of them, including the brilliant ‘car park’ routine by Slide Step, featured men in the main role. Now the group have decided the lads have hogged the spotlight for too long and have produced a new routine where…

Pamela Anderson wants a Guinness with Enda Kenny. Photo copyright Toglenn CC3 and European People's Party CC2

Pamela Anderson wants a Guinness with Enda Kenny

Baywatch legend Pamela Anderson has offered to go for a pint of Guinness with Taoiseach Enda Kenny, but only if he does a certain something for her. The long-time PETA campaigner wants him to implement a national ban on the use of animals in circuses. (more…)

Flights available from Ireland to Chicago. Photo copyright mindfrieze CC2

WOW airline – flights from Dublin to Chicago

Travellers to and from Ireland will soon be able to fly to Chicago, Miami, Los Angles and several other iconic American cities. Icelandic airline WOW has announced they will be making new routes from Cork and Dublin to the US available from summer. (more…)

Eric Bana reveals why he loves Ireland and its people. Photo copyright Gage Skidmore CC2

Eric Bana reveals why he loves Ireland and its people

Australian actor Eric Bana has spoken about his love for Irish people and how much he has enjoyed living and working here. The Black Hawk Down star has spent the past few weeks living in Dublin while filming takes place for his latest movies The Secret Scripture. (more…)

Reese Witherspoon thrilled to discover her Irish heritage

Reese Witherspoon thrilled to discover her Irish heritage

Hollywood superstar Reese Witherspoon was thrilled to discovery that she has Irish ancestry and even joked that she fits the stereotype because: “I’m a really good drinker.” The Legally Blonde actress was a guest on Conan O’Brien’s chat show and said she had just been told by his producer that she is “63% Irish”. (more…)

Heartfelt wedding poem from father of the bride

Heartfelt wedding poem from father of the bride

Irish actress Aoibhin Garrihy has released a video of her narrating a heartfelt poem written by her father for her wedding day. Doolin Romance is a moving piece penned by Aoighin’s father Eugene, to celebrate his little girl growing up and finding love. (more…)