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What makes a dream job for Irish people?

Only 21% of Irish people are working in their dream jobs, according to a recent survey. The survey also revealed that people are most envious of singers such as Bono and Imelda May, who are deemed to have the best jobs in the world. The research was carried out by …

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Brosnan stars in new Superbowl advert

Irish actor Pierce Brosnan shows that he is able to poke fun at himself in a tongue-in-cheek new advert for this year’s Superbowl. In the advert the James Bond actor is having a discussion with an agent about a possible upcoming role. At first both are full of enthusiasm for …

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Irish dancers wow talent show judges

Irish dancers wow talent show judges

Fans of Irish dancing will love a routine performed on a talent show to the classic song Red Haired Mary. They appeared on the Irish language TG4 show An Jig Gig and the judges and audience were blown away as the dancers strutted their stuff to the Dervish hit.

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Irish castle to open after €5m restoration

Markree Castle in Sligo has been sold and will re-open after €5m restoration

A famous Irish castle has been sold to a hotel group and will open in March after a €5m restoration project is completed. Markree Castle in Sligo has been bought by the Corscadden family who specialise in restoring such grand buildings.

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Ryanair planning transatlantic flights for under €90

It could soon become a lot cheaper for Europeans to visit America – and vice versa – if Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has his way. The Irish budget airline is looking to start routes from major European airports such as London and Paris to America. O’Leary, the CEO of Ryanair, …

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New records available for people researching their Irish roots

Nearly 700,000 new Irish records available on Findmypast

Nearly 700,000 new records are being made available that could be vital for people looking to trace their Irish ancestry. The Poverty Relief Loans records, from the National Archives in London, have been digitised by family history website Findmypast.com. The site has also added a new, easier to search version …

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Mrs Brown writer planning new projects this year

Brendan O'Carroll looking to work on a new comedy series

Fans of the popular Irish comedy Mrs Brown’s Boys are in for a treat as writer and star Brendan O’Carroll revealed his plans for the coming year. The Irish comedian said that he intends to write a new comedy series for the BBC. The series will resurrect a previous piece …

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