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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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Bishop brands parishioners ‘selfish’ for putting pressure on priests

Catholic mass

A bishop has accused his parishioners of being selfish in trying to pressurise priests into saying private masses during the coronavirus pandemic. Bishop Kevin Doran issued a statement to the those in the Diocese of Elphin Co Sligo asking them to adhere to the government guidelines.

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Stay in shape during isolation with boxing champion Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor

Irish boxing world champion Katie Taylor has announced she will be posting a series of videos to her social media pages to help people stay fit during the coronavirus pandemic. Much of the world is on currently on lockdown as countries are battling to keep the spread of the virus …

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Robbie Keane and family thank the ‘real heroes’ working to protect us

Robbie Keane's family applaud nurses and hospital staff

Irish football legend Robbie Keane has saluted the ‘real heroes’ working in the HSE with an inspiring message from him and his family. Keane and his wife Claudine, and their two boys, took part in the national action of thanking the country’s health workers by offering a minute’s applause.

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Take a virtual tour of Ireland’s famous Cliffs of Moher in daylight and twilight

Cliffs of Moher from the top of O’Brien's Tower

With much of the world currently on lockdown to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, many people have had to cancel their holidays. In response to this many famous attractions have added virtual tours or live streams to their sites in the hope it will be the next best thing …

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