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D'Showdown – Mrs Brown and Queen in TV ratings battle

D'Showdown - Mrs Brown and Queen in TV ratings battle

Two elderly grandmothers won the ratings war on UK television on Christmas Day. One of them was Irish comedy star Mrs Brown; the other was Queen Elizabeth II of England. The unlikely sparring partners were way ahead of the rest of the field and both could make convincing claims to …

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Ireland biggest spenders over Christmas period

The Irish spend more than any other nation does on Christmas presents according to a recent survey. The average spend on Christmas in Ireland is a whopping €955 ($1,184) per person, higher than any other of the 12 countries surveyed.

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What Ireland and the world searched on Google in 2014

Google has released its lists of the most searched terms in Ireland in 2014, and what the rest of the world were searching for too. It seems that the Irish were most keen to learn about the World Cup, Kim Kardashian, Frozen, and shifting – an Irish term for kissing …

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