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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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Troubles sit-com Derry Girls will be back for third series

Hotel offers Derry Girls walking tour including 'Dennis' wee shop'

Fans of the sit-com Derry Girls will be delighted to hear that filming for the third series of the popular show could begin within the next few months as the coronavirus lockdown eases. Derry Girls follows the lives of Catholic schoolgirls and friends in Northern Ireland during the Troubles.

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Prince Charles sends message of friendship to Ireland – he’s saddened he can’t visit

Prince Charles sends message to Ireland

Prince Charles has sent a warm message of friendship to the people of Ireland saying he and his wife Camilla love visiting and miss being able to do so due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The message includes a couple of lines in Irish urging people to remain safe and well.

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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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Navajo attorney general praises Irish people’s generosity in video thank you message

Navajo Attorney General, Doreen McPaul, praises Irish generosity

The Attorney General of the Navajo Nation has recorded a special video message to thank Irish people and people of Irish descent for their fantastic generosity during the Covid-19 crisis. The Navajo people have been hit particularly hard, with more than 3,000 cases and more than 100 deaths, much higher …

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