Author: Michael Kehoe

Ed Sheeran’s Irish tour could boost economy by up to €50m

Ed Sheeran hits out at British tabloid over anti-homeless claims

Ed Sheeran has reacted angrily to a story in a British tabloid that accused him of wanting to build railings around his house to keep the homeless off his property. A story appeared that the superstar singer had submitted planning permission for railings around his London home - and the Sun claimed that is was…

Bryan Cranston speaks about an emotional experience in an Irish pub

Bryan Cranston speaks about emotional experience in Irish pub

Hollywood star Bryan Cranston has spoken about visiting Ireland – and a particularly emotional moment he experienced in an Irish pub. The Breaking Bad star’s family come from Armagh, but he hasn’t visited the North yet. However, in the South he had what he called a ‘typical great experience in Ireland’. (more…)

President Trump issues belated but generous tribute for Irish American Heritage Month

Donald Trump hopes to act as ‘Brexit troubleshooter’

Donald Trump could be heading to Ireland and the UK this summer to act as a ‘Brexit troubleshooter’. The US President thought is to be planning to visit both sides of the Irish border which is proving to be a major issue in talks between the EU and UK. (more…)

Steven Spielberg's new movie will be shot at the Kilruddery estate, Wicklow. Photo copyright Gage Skidmore CC3

Steven Spielberg’s new movie will be shot in Wicklow

Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg has chosen Wicklow, Ireland as the setting for his latest movie. It is easy to see how the Wicklow Mountains and scenery would appeal to a director such as Spielberg but this isn’t an adventure or fantasy film, it will be a horror movie. (more…)

Saoirse Ronan speaks about filming Lady Bird

Saoirse Ronan praises women behind feminist movements in Hollywood

Irish star Saoirse Ronan has revealed that she is proud to be a feminist and praised her fellow female stars for the success of the Time’s Up and Me Too movements. The movements shined a light on just how prevalent sexual harassment and abuse was in Hollywood, with many high profile male producers and actors…

Aran island rock gives a stark warning of the vast power of the ocean

Aran island rock gives a stark warning of the vast power of the ocean

A 620-tonne boulder on the Aran islands was moved several metres during a storm, leaving scientists to marvel at the immense power of ocean waves. The Aran islands are three islands off the west coast of Ireland. They are popular destinations for tourists due to their natural beauty and stunning scenery. (more…)

The early Irish were dark skinned says Trinity Professor

The early Irish were dark skinned says Trinity Professor

The first people to live in Ireland would have had a much darker skin tone than a modern day white Irish person, according to a Trinity College Dublin professor. It follows the news that scientists had tested the DNA of the early British person ‘Cheddar Man’ and discovered that he would have had dark skin…

Irish hotel owner hits vlogger with €4.3m publicity bill

Irish hotel owner hits vlogger with €4.3m publicity bill

A Dublin businessman is continuing his feud with a ‘social media influencer’ and has sent her a bill for €4.3m. Paul Stenson, who owns the White Moose Café and Charleville Hotel Lodge in Dublin, says the bill is for all the publicity he has generated for 22-year-old beauty and lifestyle vlogger Elle Darby. (more…)

Irish farmers say a pint of Guinness should be cheaper

Guinness delight vegans by going completely animal free

Guinness have delighted animal rights group PETA by making good on their promise to ensure that all of their products will be animal free. It means vegans and non-vegans alike can enjoy a pint – or bottle or can - of the black stuff without compromising their diet. (more…)

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