Category: Lifestyle

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

Irish people renting out their ‘friendship’ online

Irish people renting out their ‘friendship’ online

A new moneymaking opportunity has been seized by hundreds of Irish people who are renting out their friendship on a new website. Rentafriend.com was created by American Scott Rosenbaum after he saw a similar service being successful in Japan. (more…)

Peter Kay sings traditional hymns as rock songs

Peter Kay sings traditional hymns as rock songs

British comedy legend Peter Kay appeared on the Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy and spoke about his love for Ireland. The Bolton funnyman is from an Irish family and revealed he has owned a house in Roscommon for years, but doesn’t like to talk about it in case he gets robbed! (more…)

Irish stars Saoirse Ronan and Barry Keoghan

Two Irish stars up for prestigious film awards

Two of Ireland’s top actors have been nominated for awards at the prestigious Film Independent Spirit Awards. Saoirse Ronan’s star has risen dramatically over the last few years and she is keeping the momentum going this year with strong performances in Lady Bird and Loving Vincent. (more…)

Ennis has been named as the friendliest place in Ireland

The ‘friendliest place in Ireland’ has been named

One of the things Ireland is most famous for around the world is the friendliness of the people. Indeed, many tourists who visit the country head back saying that the highlight of their trip was meeting people in local pubs as much as the sights and scenery. (more…)

Well done lads, a look back at Sean and Conor's time on the X Factor

Well done lads, Sean and Conor’s time on the X Factor

X Factor stars Sean and Conor Price received a hero’s welcome as they returned to their hometown after being eliminated from the show. The charming brothers have been one of the highlights of the TV talent show, with their exciting performances and infectious enthusiasm. (more…)

Is there a link between bereavement and hoarding?

Is there a link between bereavement and hoarding?

A team of psychologists in Ireland are carrying out a study to find out if there is a link between bereavement and hoarding. The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is looking for 1,000 participants to take part in the study. (more…)

Advice for first time visitors to Ireland

Advice for first time visitors to Ireland

Every year millions of people from all over the world visit Ireland – many of them are fulfilling a lifelong dream by doing so. There is so much to see and do in Ireland, from beautiful scenery, to bustling cities, from fascinating historical sites to sunny beaches which are favourites of those wanting to relax…

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