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Meryl Streep invited to visit Irish relative

Meryl Streep invited to visit Irish relative. Photo copyright Andreas Tai CC3

Hollywood legend Meryl Streep has been invited to Ireland to stay with a long lost relative who has recently discovered their family connection. The discovery was made by genealogy company Eneclann. Eneclann were also the company that discovered that US President Barack Obama had Irish ancestry.

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English actor honoured at Corkman of the Year bash

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English actor Jeremy Irons has been made an honorary Irishman. The Brideshead Revisited star has lived in Co Cork with his Irish wife Sinead Cusack for more than 15 years. Now the county has rewarded Irons, for his contributions to art and culture. It made him an honorary resident of …

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Ireland’s ambassador came from outer space

Chris Hadfield

The astronaut who became a YouTube sensation last year when he sang David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ while in outer space is set to become an ambassador for Tourism Ireland. Commander Chris Hadfield made a video of himself singing the classic song while he was floating around in the International Space …

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Couple invited back to Ireland after video sensation

A Canadian couple have been invited back to Ireland after the video they created of their honeymoon across the country became an online smash hit. Stephen and Shannon Parker spent their three weeks driving across Ireland, visiting the major tourist spots and also taking in the atmosphere of the local …

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Model moves to Ireland to be closer to Sinéad

Supermodel Daria Werbowy has said her admiration for Sinéad O’Connor was one of the key factors in her decision to move to Ireland. Lancôme and Vogue model, Werbowy recently turned 30 was interviewed by the US issue of fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar. She spoke about her admiration for O’Connor and …

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Irish golf star gets permission to propose

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Irish golf star Rory McIlroy has proved to be a traditional gent when it comes to love and marriage. The former PGA and US Open champion got engaged to Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki on New Year’s Eve but not before getting permission from her parents. Wozniacki was delighted when …

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Loyal dog sits beside owner as he dies

A dog sat beside his owner as he tragically died after slipping and suffering a fatal blow to the head on a beach in Ireland. Jake O’Neill, 22, was taking the family dog, Hippy, for a walk along Lady’s Cove beach in Co Waterford on Sunday when he fell and …

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