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

Learn how to Irish dance with these quick four steps

Learn how to Irish dance with these quick four steps

An instruction video to help dance enthusiasts take their first few steps into Irish dance has been published on YouTube. The video is called Sean nós dance Billy and was created by the Easy Irish Dance channel. It is a great introduction into Irish dance for beginners with easy to follow instructions on how to…

You want this guy at your party!

You want this guy at your party!

A four year old lad got the party started at his local club when he stepped onto the dancefloor and threw the sort of shapes that the rest of us only dare do on our own in front of the mirror. Jake Bradshaw was the star of the show at the Rocks Hurling Clubhouse in…

Dublin gran will sing for late husband on Ireland's Got Talent

Irish granny could be set to sing in front of the Pope

Ireland’s Got Talent star Evelyn Williams could be set to perform in front of Pope Francis at the World Meeting of Families. The Dublin great-granny stunned the talent show judges recently with her moving rendition of Send in the Clowns. (more…)

Top baby names of 2017 in Ireland

Top baby names of 2017 in Ireland

The most popular baby names of 2017 have been revealed and it is the old favourites Jack and Emily that came out on top. Jack moved up from the second most popular boys name in 2016 to number one last year. James slipped down to second from number one. (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…)

Iveagh Garden reception

Water powered Dublin hotel opens its doors

A Dublin hotel that is powered by a river than runs underground has opened its doors to the public. The Iveagh Garden Hotel harvests energy from River Swan that flows 50m underneath Dublin’s Harcourt Street. (more…)

Irish groom travels to church in convoy of lawnmowers

Irish groom travels to church in convoy of lawnmowers

An Irish groom has become an online hit after he and his groomsmen travelled to the church in a convoy of lawn mowers. The spectacular entrance was recorded by professional wedding videographers and has racked up more than 100,000 views online. (more…)

Who do Irish people most want to kiss? Image copyright Ireland Calling

Irish people name who they most want to kiss

It may not come as a surprise to find that Fifty Shades of Grey heart-throb Jamie Dornan is the star that Irish women would most like to kiss. The Christian Grey actor received 32% of the vote in a recent survey asking Irish people who they would most like to share a smooch with. (more…)

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