An Irish professor has explained why time seems to fly by so much faster as we get older. When we were young the summer holidays seemed to last forever as one long nonstop adventure until we finally had to go back to school.
The best beach in Ireland has been named, using ratings and reviews left by visitors on Google Maps. The top ten list featured stunning beaches at all ends of the country, from Co Donegal to Co Kerry with Co Mayo featuring heavily and Co Waterford making an appearance.
U2 legend Bono has spoken about the moment he discovered he had a half-brother. The star discovered the existence of his brother in 2000 but his mother, who died in 1974 when Bono was just 14, never knew her husband had fathered a child with another woman.
The population of Ireland has reached the highest levels since the Famine of 1845–1852, according to the latest figures from the Irish Central Statistics Office (CSO). It is the highest the population has ever been since Ireland became independent from Britain.
Singer Ed Sheeran has made music history by becoming the first musician to achieve a unique double victory in two different years. The star has become the only UK artist to have the best-selling song for two separate years, as well as being the most played artist.
Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan has spoken about her love of Irish humour and how her father gives her comedy tips – though not necessarily to her style. She made the comments on her huge Amazon Prime series ‘Backstage With Katherine Ryan’ which sees her chatting with other comedians backstage at shows.
An idyllic 19th century cottage in Co Waterford has been put on the market and it could be a dream for a buyer who wants to step away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The property is named Mill Cottage and dates back to the 1800s.
A tourism spokesperson for the Cliffs of Moher has hit back at a disgruntled visitor who left a scathing review of the majestic attraction. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most popular destinations in Ireland.
An Irish fishmonger who became pen pals with Queen Elizabeth after making her laugh during a visit to Cork’s English Market has revealed what he gave her as a jubilee gift. Pat O’Connell had the Queen in hysterics when the British monarch made an official visit to Ireland in 2011.
A stunning period house in Limerick has been put up for sale with an asking price of €1.6m. The beautiful Georgian house was built between 1848 and 1850 and is part of a fascinating and tragic history of both the Nantenan Estate where it stands and some of the darkest aspects of British and world… Continue reading Limerick mansion has a fascinating history – take a look inside