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Comedy star Jimmy Carr speaks about his Irish heritage and dual British and Irish citizenship

Jimmy Carr

Top UK comedian Jimmy Carr has spoken about his Irish heritage and how being from an Irish family would sometimes cause problems for him growing up. Carr has been one of the UK’s most successful comedians over the last two decades and his aloof but easy-going style has made him …

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Irish women – fiery with bold personalities making them the perfect bride

five women in wedding dresses

Maybe it started with the Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley…or the revolutionary Countess Markiewicz…or actresses like Hollywood star Maureen O’Hara through to Saoirse Ronan… wherever it began, that image of the fiery, independent Irish woman is a still alive and thriving. The dating website Rose Brides has a section explaining the …

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Dating site explains why Irish men make wonderful husband material

Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan and Colin Farrell

Ireland has more thank its fair share of handsome hunks such as Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan, Piers Brosnan…we could on but it’s starting to make the rest of us feel inadequate. But never mind, while most of us don’t measure up to those Hollywood stars, it …

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Fascinating and idyllic island off the coast of Galway put up for sale

High Island

An idyllic island off the west coast of Ireland could be the perfect purchase for anyone wanting to get away from it all – as long as they have €1,250,000 to spare. High Island, near Claddaghduff, Co Galway peers out into the Atlantic Ocean and is fascinating for both its …

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When horse skulls were placed beneath dance floors in Ireland

Fusion Fighters keep raising the bar in Irish dance performance

Generations of Irish dancers may have stepped their way across the stately homes of Ireland, modest country cottages and even bridges over a local river without ever realising there were horses skulls buried beneath them. In some cases, the skulls had coins placed inside them.

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Irish leader’s St Patrick’s speech about the value of Irish immigrants tops 30 million views

Video of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at the White House

The moving St Patrick’s Day speech by Taoiseach Enda Kenny about how much Irish immigrants have contributed to America has been viewed more than 30 million times across the world. Mr Kenny delivered the speech on Capitol Hill last Thursday in front of President Trump as part of the traditional …

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