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Limerick may become the Hollywood of Ireland

Which city could soon become the 'Hollywood of Ireland'?

The Irish city of Limerick has received a welcome boost as it has been revealed as a potential rival to Hollywood with plans to build an international film studio. Innovate Limerick, which is owned by the council, is looking to buy a 340,000sq ft building at Plassey Technological Park near …

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Wedding guests love best man’s song

Irish best man delights wedding guests with hilarious and moving song at his brother's wedding

A best man at an Irish wedding took the guests by surprise recently when he burst into song for his ‘speech’. The wedding reception was in full swing as the guests were settling down for the speeches and customary wedding toasts.

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There was more to the Guinness Family than just Arthur!

There was more to the Guinness Family than just Arthur!

Niall Cullen, Findmypast Guinness is a name that is as associated with Ireland as Murphy, O’Connell or Kelly. Therefore, it’s unsurprising that Guinnesses can be found throughout the records on Findmypast. However, not only do entries in the records relate to the famous brewing family but the lesser known branches …

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Irish castle partners with US university

Kylemore Abbey. Image Copyright - Alvesgaspar CC2.5

Kylemore Abbey has partnered with a top American university to create a spiritual centre where educational and cultural activities can take place. The castle was chosen by the university Notre Dame as the perfect site to create a spiritual centre with the Benedictine community. Kylemore Abbey, in Co Galway, was …

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