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Time to sing the praises of Irish scientists

Ask most people what they think are Ireland’s greatest contributions to the world and they would probably come up with suggestions such as great music, great writers and, of course, great craic and hospitality. It’s unlikely that scientists would be high on the list, which is a shame because Ireland …

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Adventure and excitement of a holiday in Ireland

Three American girls have been let loose in Ireland to explore the country and discover their Irish roots. It’s all part of the Gaelic Girls project. This is the view of the Happy Heart Girl. They call me the Happy Heart. While the Romantic Girl is here to escape to …

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Romance of Ireland

Three American girls have been let loose in Ireland to explore the country and discover their Irish roots. It’s all part of the Gaelic Girls project. This is the view of the Romantic Girl. I’m from Maryland. Silver Spring, Maryland to be exact. I wouldn’t necessarily say that it’s Lonely …

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Irish history guru and culture enthusiast

Three American girls have been let loose in Ireland to explore the country and discover their Irish roots. It’s all part of the Gaelic Girls project. This is the view of the Cultured Caitlin. A history guru and culture enthusiast is what I, the ‘Cultured Cailin’, am all about. Exploring …

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The Gaelic girls – three Americans let loose in Ireland

Three American girls have been let loose in Ireland to explore the country and discover their Irish roots. It’s all part of the Gaelic Girls project being set up Sandy Sheerin. Where it all began. . . In 1987, when Sandy Sheerin and her three sisters were young girls they …

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One of Ireland’s greatest love stories

Today is the 95th anniversary of execution of Joseph Plunkett – one of the leaders of the Easter Rising and one half of Ireland’s most poignant love story. Plunkett had planned to marry his beloved Grace Gifford on Easter Sunday but that had to be put on hold because of …

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Riverdance – on their last legs of American tour

Riverdance has come a long way since it had its first little seven minute slot during the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994. From those humble beginnings it has become a worldwide phenomenon. Now the dancers are coming towards the end of their North American tour so we thought we’d share …

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