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Tiger Woods won’t be sampling the Guinness on this trip to Ireland

Tiger Woods won't be sampling the Guinness on this trip to Ireland. Photo copyright Keith Allison CC2

Golf superstar Tiger Woods is happy to be back in Northern Ireland but has promised he will not be sampling any of the Guinness on this visit. The world’s most famous golfer is hopeful he can lift the prestigious Claret Jug this weekend, a feat he has already achieved on …

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The most played song of the 21st century came from Ireland

The most played song of the 21st century came from Ireland

The most played song of the 21st century has been revealed and it is one of our own – the beautifully catchy Chasing Cars by Co Down band Snow Patrol. The 2006 hit never actually reached number one in the charts when it was first released, but it has remained …

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6 tales of terror from Ireland’s Ancient East

Loftus Hal

Ireland is a country with a rich tradition for storytelling. The Irish have always had active imaginations and while many stories are full of romance or excitement, several others are terrifying – none more so than those from the East of the country. Brace yourself for some chilling stories from …

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Irish voted the least sexy people in the world

The Irish have been named the least sexy people in the world by readers of the Big 7 Travel Guide. When the travel site polled their readers, they asked them to pick the sexiest countries out of 50 options.

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Liam Gallagher takes home his favourite Irish treat

Rock legend Liam Gallagher celebrated his “biblical” concert in Cork by taking home a box of Irish favourite Taytos in his private jet. The former Oasis frontman performed at the rebel county’s Irish Independent Park on Sunday and even a few drops of rain could not dampen the spirits of …

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Ireland’s baldies react to the news of possible hair loss cure

Several of Ireland’s most famous baldies have reacted to the news that a cure for the follicly challenged could soon be available. Scientists in the US have recently discovered a way of creating hair that grows through the skin using human stem cells.

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