Author: Andrew Moore

Irish people renting out their ‘friendship’ online

Irish people renting out their ‘friendship’ online

A new moneymaking opportunity has been seized by hundreds of Irish people who are renting out their friendship on a new website. Rentafriend.com was created by American Scott Rosenbaum after he saw a similar service being successful in Japan. (more…)

Peter Kay sings traditional hymns as rock songs

Peter Kay sings traditional hymns as rock songs

British comedy legend Peter Kay appeared on the Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy and spoke about his love for Ireland. The Bolton funnyman is from an Irish family and revealed he has owned a house in Roscommon for years, but doesn’t like to talk about it in case he gets robbed! (more…)

Well done lads, a look back at Sean and Conor's time on the X Factor

Well done lads, Sean and Conor’s time on the X Factor

X Factor stars Sean and Conor Price received a hero’s welcome as they returned to their hometown after being eliminated from the show. The charming brothers have been one of the highlights of the TV talent show, with their exciting performances and infectious enthusiasm. (more…)

Is there a link between bereavement and hoarding?

Is there a link between bereavement and hoarding?

A team of psychologists in Ireland are carrying out a study to find out if there is a link between bereavement and hoarding. The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is looking for 1,000 participants to take part in the study. (more…)

Irish folk singer's 'Lidl and Aldi song' is hilarious

Irish folk singer’s ‘Lidl and Aldi song’ is hilarious

An Irish singer songwriter entertained his friends and family in the local pub with a song about the wonders to be found in Lidl and Aldi. Mick MacConnell began his performances by standing up in front of the crowd and telling them his wife had recently injured her leg and he had to do the…

Irish Mammy screams as she tries to get rid of spider

Irish Mammy screams as she tries to get rid of spider

An Irish Mammy had to hold her nerve as she tried to hoover a spider away from her kitchen ceiling. Lorraine Walsh of Tralee was on her own in a battle against the eight-legged invader who was sat motionless in the corner between her wall and ceiling. (more…)

Kilkenny Famine victims commemorated with new interactive tour experience

Kilkenny Famine victims commemorated with new interactive tour experience

The heart-breaking human stories of 975 Irish Famine Victims are to be explored with a unique new tour experience in Kilkenny, this November. The Kilkenny Famine Experience will be open to the public from November 8th and, for the first time ever, visitors to the City will have the opportunity to walk in the footsteps…

Conor McGregor celebrates movie premiere with picture of the Pope

Conor McGregor celebrates movie premiere with picture of the Pope

Conor McGregor celebrated his movie premiere last night and hyped up the event on his Instagram page with a picture of the Pope. The Notorious is no stranger to controversy and is used to being the centre of attention but some critics have questioned if comparing himself to the figurehead of the Catholic Church is…

Newlyweds share first dance on Grafton Street

Newlyweds share first dance on Grafton Street

A newlywed couple stopped off on Grafton Street for a quick first dance to the beautiful music of teenage busker Allie Sherlock. Newly married couple Emma and Keith had just tied the knot in Dublin and were taking the romantic stroll through the city to their wedding reception nearby. (more…)

Parents think their kids are 'too busy' to help out around the house

Parents think their kids are ‘too busy’ to help out around the house

Only one in three Irish parents get their children to help out with household tasks, even though 83% admit they used to help their parents when they were young. A survey was carried out by parenting website MummyPages.ie and it found that parents are now giving their kids an easier life than previous generations. (more…)

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