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Spinetingling: Worshippers from 300 churches sing The Irish Blessing

The Irish Blessing Choir

There are few more glorious sounds than hundreds of people coming together to sing in unison to lift spirits in times of trouble. That’s exactly what happened when worshippers from more than 300 churches in every county of Ireland got together through the wonders of technology to sing a one-thousand-year-old …

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Matt Damon describes his fairytale life in Ireland and praises ‘badass’ Irish leader

Matt Damon says he would love to live in Ireland

Hollywood star Matt Damon found himself stranded in Ireland when the coronavirus crisis started but says he couldn’t be happier because he can’t think of a better place to be. The star of Good Will Hunting and the Talented Mr Ripley was in Dublin to film the new Ridley Scott …

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Deserted Village of Achill – victim of the Irish Famine Holocaust

Deserted Village of Achill in Ireland

This deserted village on Achill Island on the west coast of Ireland is a lonely reminder of the most tragic event in Irish history…the Great Hunger of the 1840s…the Great Famine…sometimes referred to as the Irish Holocaust, such is the emotion it evokes.

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