Brendan Kavanagh, better known as DrKBoogieWoogie, is an Irish born pianist living in Britain. He has become a YouTube celebrity thanks to his unique approach to playing public pianos in railway stations and airports. Kavanagh’s boogiewoogie style is undoubtedly brilliant but it’s also his ability to engage with passers-by and get them to perform with… Continue reading Brendan Kavanagh – genius piano player with 2 priceless gifts
Chat king Ryan Tubridy has revealed that he attended therapy sessions after he struggled to cope with the death of his father. The Late Late Show host said he found himself in an ‘existential crisis’ following the passing of his father Pat in 2013.
A letter written in 1922 by a woman in Ireland to her uncle in New York gives a fascinating first-hand account of how life was for ordinary people during the Irish Civil War. The letter was discovered by an Irish American, presumably a descendant of the uncle, and posted online to the social media site… Continue reading Letter written to New York uncle from niece in Co Mayo during the Irish Civil War
Music superstar Niall Horan has proven that he is a man of his word as he kept a promise he made to one of his American fans. The former One Direction singer noticed Amy Bockerstette in 2019 when a video of her playing golf with US professional Gary Woodland went viral.
A document outlining Adolf Hitler’s plan to invade Ireland has sold at auction for €1,100. The document detailed the strategy for a Nazi invasion during World War 2 in a mission that was codenamed Unternehmen Grün (Operation Green).
Comedy legend Billy Connolly has returned to the screens to take a look back at his incredible career. Billy Connolly Does… will be broadcast on Gold and sees the much-loved Scot reflect on his long and successful career in comedy.
The Irish village Enniskerry has undergone a transformation into a fairytale land for the new Disney film Disenchanted. The Wicklow village is the setting for the new Disney movie, the sequel to the 2007 blockbuster Enchanted.