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Irish folk singer surprises young fan by sneaking onstage with him

Irish folk singer surprises young fan by sneaking onstage with him

Irish folk singer Nathan Carter made a guest appearance at a performance by one of his young fans at the recent Fleadh Cheoil festival. Youngster Oscar Everitt is a massive fan of Carter, and as an aspiring singer himself, he was performing in the streets of Drogheda as part of …

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Wedding guests surprise couple with beautiful rendition of Stand By Me

Wedding guests surprise couple with beautiful rendition of Stand By Me

An Irish bride and groom were given an emotional surprise on their wedding day, as their friends and family serenaded them in the church with a rendition of Stand By Me. Shane and Rachel McNally tied the knot at St Joseph’s Church in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan and their big day …

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Love Island contestant explains Irish slang terms

Love Island contestant explains Irish slang terms

Love Island finalist Maura Higgins has created a video to explain Irish slang words to a British audience. The Longford model has become a well-known face in the UK after her stint in the Love Island villa with millions of viewers on both side of the Irish Sea tuning in …

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Daniel O’Donnell sings Danny Boy with 99-year-old fan

Daniel O'Donnell sings Danny Boy with 99-year-old fan

A 99-year-old woman was given an unexpected moment in the spotlight at a recent Daniel O’Donnell concert, when the singer walked down into the audience and performed a duet with her. Kitty Cosgrave had travelled to the Wexford Opera House to watch the legendary Irish singer perform.

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Louis Walsh dismisses Irish TV as “local telly”

Louis Walsh dismisses Irish TV as "local telly"

Music producer Louis Walsh has dismissed Irish TV channels as “local telly” as he returns to the British media for another stint as a judge on talent show the X Factor. The Mayo native has appeared on Ireland’s Got Talent for the past two series, but with the show being …

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Fusion Fighters open their Irish dance camp with stunning street performance

Fusion Fighters open their Irish dance camp with stunning street performance

The world’s leading Irish dance group Fusion Fighters marked the beginning of their annual summer camp and showcase with an exhilarating performance on the streets of Limerick. Fusion Fighters have returned to Limerick for the fourth consecutive year to bring together some of the world’s best Irish dancers, teachers and …

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Do the Irish make American visitors and tourists feel welcome?

Do the Irish make American visitors and tourists feel welcome?

Absolutely they do but there are a few things to remember to avoid any disappointment and help you steer clear of a few awkward moments. Let’s start with the good stuff, which is true for 99% of visitors: yes, the Irish generally like Americans and will make you feel very …

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Irish hero helps take down knife-wielding madman

Irish hero helps take down knife-wielding madman

An Irishman has been hailed a hero after he helped tackle a raging madman wielding a knife in the streets of Sydney. Shane Donaghey was one of small number of civilians who managed to take down the crazed killer and subdue him until police arrived.

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So why do Irish dancers keep their hands rigidly by their side?

So why do Irish dancers keep their hands rigidly by their side?

One of the most common reactions of people seeing ‘Irish dancing’ for the first time is ask: why do they keep their arms so stiff by their sides? Well, the simple answer is that they don’t, at least, not for most Irish dancing. It’s only in Step Dancing that performers …

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