Author: Andrew Moore

One in ten British people can’t pick out Ireland on a map of Europe

One in ten British people can’t pick out Ireland on a map

GoCompare Travel surveyed a thousand people from the UK and a thousand people from America and asked them to correctly name a highlighted country on the map of Europe. Amazingly, 10% of the Britons asked failed to identify Ireland on the map, despite it being right next door and actually part of the same island…

Seven Catholic priests walk into a bar….

Seven Catholic priests walk into a bar…

No, it is not the beginning of a joke but what actually happened in a pub in Cardiff recently, only for the bar staff mistook them for a stag do in fancy dress and refuse to serve them. The unusual incident took place at the City Arms when Father Peter McClaren and his colleagues were…

Documentary using private tapes of Princess Diana slammed by critics. Photo copyright Nick Parfjonov

Documentary using private tapes of Princess Diana slammed by critics

The decision to broadcast private tapes of Princess Diana discussing her life with her voice coach has been the source of great controversy this week. British broadcaster Channel 4 will air a documentary about the late Princess on Sunday, with much of the content being taken from conversations Diana had with her voice coach in…

Toddler fist-bumping his fellow plane passengers is SO CUTE!

Toddler fist-bumping his fellow plane passengers is SO CUTE!

A toddler immediately eased all the stress and tension as a plane was being boarded, by walking down the aisle and fist-bumping each one of his fellow passengers. The cutie wandered down the plane as people stood trying to get their bags in the overhead storage and began to take their seats. (more…)

Irish dancer delights crowds in Galway

Irish dancer delights crowds in Galway

An Irish dancer delighted passersby in Galway as she took centre stage in the middle of the town and performed an impressive routine to music. Little is known about the talented performer, other than she definitely has some rhythm and can tap and step with the best of them. (more…)

Russell Crowe claims Fields of Athenry is Australian

Russell Crowe claims Fields of Athenry is Australian

Russell Crowe has made an outrageous claim that the unofficial Irish anthem The Fields of Athenry is actually Australian. The Gladiator actor is in Ireland on tour with his band Indoor Garden Party and made the comment during an interview with Ian Dempsey on Today FM. (more…)

Classical band play U2 songs with just cellos and they are beautiful

Classical band play U2 songs with just cellos and they are beautiful

A classical music group transformed two of U2'S most famous songs by performing them with just a singer, cellos and percussion, and the result is quite beautiful. The renditions of I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For and With Or Without You were arranged to mark the Irish leg of U2’s Joshua Tree tour.…

Sneaky fox steals wallet from man's golf bag

Sneaky fox steals wallet from man’s golf bag

A sneaky Irish fox was quick to find the valuables in an unsuspecting golfer’s bag, as it fished out his wallet and ran off along the green. The comical incident took place at the County Louth Golf Club, where a group of four friends were enjoying a round in the pleasant surroundings. (more…)

#ThatFilmThinksItsIrish is sweeping across Twitter

#ThatFilmThinksItsIrish is sweeping across Twitter

One of the latest trends to sweep across Twitter is #ThatFilmThinksItsIrish and it has readers laughing away at each other’s ideas, and scratching their heads to come up with one of their own. The rules seem fairly simple. Take a famous film and tweak the name to give it an Irish feel. (more…)

US businessman stunned by beauty of Donegal

US businessman stunned by beauty of Donegal

A US businessman was stunned by the beautiful landscape of Co Donegal as he viewed it from the sky as his plane took off to take him home. Boston man Patrick Bench said he ‘had the pleasure of being in Derry and Donegal for business meetings all week’. (more…)

Irish weatherman is swept away by the wind

Irish weatherman is swept away by the wind

An Irish weatherman gave viewers the perfect pick-me-up on Friday morning with a comical reaction to the wind taking hold of his umbrella. Deric O h’Artagain was reporting live from outside and chatting to the hosts in the studio. (more…)

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