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What is the best time of year to visit Dublin?

Molly Malone statue

Dublin is a must-see city for many of the Ireland’s ten million visitors who arrive on our shores every year. And no wonder, the capital was named as one of Europe’s top five cities for culture in 2019.

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What are some of the best little-known attractions in Ireland?

Newgrange. Photo copyright Shira CC2.5

Ireland is blessed to be a country full of areas of stunning natural beauty, as well as plenty of sites of interest from various stages in our history. As well as that, some of our major cities are among the most vibrant in the world.

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Florists in Ireland become overwhelmed at around 5pm on Valentine’s Day

pink roses

Florists in Ireland become overwhelmed at around 5pm on Valentine’s Day, with hoards of men hurrying in to pick up flowers at the last minute. That is according to new research from Allied Irish Banks (AIB) which looks at the Valentine’s Day spending habits of Irish couples.

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Irish students create powerful anti-bullying video

anti bullying video

Pupils at an Irish stage school have gone viral after creating a powerful anti-bullying video which they hope will encourage us to all be a little kinder to each other. The video is called ‘Your Words’ and was made by the Much Ado stage school in Derry with funding from …

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Jimmy Doherty talks potatoes: "I’m a big believer in seasonality"

Jimmy Doherty talks potatoes

He might be known for his rare-breed pigs, but entomologist-turned-farmer Jimmy Doherty’s latest initiative lets their veggie sidekick – the humble potato – do the talking. “The Jersey Royal is an iconic food item and something we should celebrate,” the 40-year-old enthuses of his collaboration with the seasonal spud. “If …

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What do Irish people get fed up of explaining?

Fed up woman

Throughout the years, Ireland has experienced several waves of emigration. This has resulted in millions of people all over the world that have Irish heritage. From the USA to Australia people with Irish roots are keen to know more about where their ancestors came from.

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What to name your baby if you want them to be a Hollywood star

What to name your baby if you want them to be a Hollywood star

The baby names that are most likely to see your child grow up to be a movie star have been revealed. Daniel is the boy’s name most likely to see your son turn into a Hollywood star, and follow in the paths of Harry Potter star Radcliffe, 007 heart-throb Craig …

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