Category: Lifestyle

The lighter side of Ireland and Irish emigrants from around the world.

Irish woman survived the sinking of Titanic AND two other ships

Irish woman survived the sinking of Titanic AND two other ships

This is the remarkable story of Violet Jessop, an Irish woman who was on board the Olympic, the Titanic, and the Britannic when all three ships sank, yet she lived to tell the tale. Violet was born in Argentina to Irish parents in 1887. She overcame tuberculosis as a young child which could have been…

Magdalene Laundry Survivors

Locked up and denied our identity – Magdalene survivors speak out

Hundreds of women who were locked up and denied their own sense of identity when they were youngsters at the horrific Magdalene Laundries came together in Ireland from all over the world at a gathering, where they met President Michael D Higgins. The Magdalene Laundries were institutions or asylums in Ireland that girls and young…

Are Prince Harry and Meghan taking a mini-moon at Ashford Castle? Photo copyright Ericci8996 CC3

Are Harry and Meghan taking a mini-moon at Ashford Castle?

Rumours are rife that royal newlyweds Harry and Meghan are taking a short mini-moon at the beautiful Irish hotel Ashford Castle. Understandably, the royals have remained tight lipped about the exact details of their honeymoon destinations, but increased security at the Co Mayo castle has sparked rumours that the couple may be in town. (more…)

Celtic Curse Awareness Day – ‘Early diagnosis is critical’

Celtic Curse Awareness Day – ‘Early diagnosis is critical’

Campaigners are working today to raise awareness about a genetic condition known as the ‘Celtic Curse’. Haemochromatosis is a disorder which causes the body to store excessive iron in the body, which can lead to serious health issues such as fatigue, joint pain, loss of sex drive and even damage to major organs. (more…)

Romantic husband learns how to apply make-up for wife

Romantic husband learns how to apply make-up for wife

A romantic Irish husband has been taught how to apply make-up for his wife so that she can always look and feel her best. Mona and Des have been married for 56 years, but unfortunately Mona’s eyesight is deteriorating meaning she cannot apply her make-up herself. (more…)

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