Category: Lifestyle

Badly poured pint of Guinness upsets online community

A café has misfired in their attempts to use Guinness to generate interest in St Patrick’s Day because, well, they clearly don’t know how to correctly pour a pint of the black stuff. Guinness is one of the most iconic brands from Ireland, and this St Patrick’s Day, millions of glasses will be expertly poured…

Groom chooses to marry his wife in IKEA

Groom chooses unusual venue for his TV wedding

A groom chose an unusual venue for his wedding when he was given sole responsibility of organising the most happy day of his and his new wife’s lives. Dubliner Ben McQuillan and his fiancé Celina were the stars of the first episode of the latest series of RTÉ’S Don’t Tell the Bride. (more…)

Fianna Fáil working on 12-point plan to create a united Ireland

Fianna Fáil working on 12-point plan to create a united Ireland

The republican party Fianna Fáil is working on a 12-point plan to prepare Ireland for reunification if a future referendum should make such an historic move possible. The party leader, Micheál Martin, says he believes a united Ireland is a distinct possibility in his lifetime but a huge amount of work is needed to make…

McDonald's faced a backlash over their St Patrick's Day advert

McDonald’s left red faced after ‘Irish’ advert gaffe

Fast food giants McDonald’s were left reeling yesterday after their latest online advert caused a backlash in Ireland. The high street burger chain are usually considered to be among the most successful advertisers in the world, with their ads capturing people’s imaginations and inspiring brand loyalty. (more…)

Jackie Kennedy believed Elizabeth Taylor had affair with JFK

Jackie Kennedy believed Elizabeth Taylor had affair with JFK

It has been revealed that Jackie Kennedy hated Elizabeth Taylor because she was convinced the Hollywood star had bedded her husband. The double Oscar winning actress denied her relationship with the President ever went beyond friendship, but was unable to convince the First Lady resulting in a bitter feud. (more…)

Liam Neeson video supports the Integrated Education Fund

Liam Neeson releases video promoting integrated schools

Hollywood superstar Liam Neeson has called on schools in Northern Ireland to ensure that children of all backgrounds are educated together. The Taken hardman – from Co Antrim – released a video which sees him throw his support behind the Integrated Education Fund (IEF). (more…)

the ten wealthiest Irish entertainers have been revealed

The wealthiest entertainers in Ireland

The ten wealthiest Irish entertainers have been revealed in the latest Sunday Times Rich List – and what a talented bunch they are. The list includes stars who have enjoyed global success and have entertained millions of people for decades. (more…)

Stephen Fry pays tribute to Irish language

Stephen Fry pays tribute to Irish language

Stephen Fry has re-affirmed his affection for the people of Ireland with a kind message ahead of the Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish week) celebrations. The legendary actor, comedian and presenter recorded a brief message for RTÉ in which he spoke of his admiration for the Irish language and how it has been kept alive throughout…

Spectacular surfing movie filmed on Ireland’s shores

Spectacular surfing movie filmed on Ireland’s shores

With summer just around the corner, a video has been released and is sure to get thrill seekers in the mood to head to Ireland’s beaches. The movie Between Land and Sea is out later this year and the trailer has been uploaded to True Films vimeo page. (more…)

Radio presenter Seán Moncrieff vows to give up mentioning Donald Trump for Lent

40 days and nights without mentioning Donald Trump

An Irish radio presenter has vowed to give up mentioning Donald Trump’s name for Lent. Seán Moncrieff presents the weekday afternoon radio show Moncrieff on Newstalk. He has become tired of speaking about the US President everyday. (more…)

Trad on the Prom

Trad on the Prom is a must-see when you are in Ireland

Not that you will ever be short of something to do in Ireland, but if you are looking to plan some events into your trip then a visit to the Trad on the Prom festival is a must. Trad on the Prom is one of the big events in the calendar for fans of Irish…