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Priest accidentally turn filters on during digital broadcast of mass

Priest accidentally uses filter for social media broadcast

A priest has caused some unintended amusement with his parishioners after he livestreamed a mass but had accidentally turned on the filters on his social media recording. That meant that the priest was delivering his service with all sorts of digital accessories appearing on the broadcast such as funky sunglasses …

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Conor McGregor sends message of calm to fans during coronavirus panic

Conor McGregor sends message of calm to fans during coronavirus panic

Ireland’s Ultimate Fighting Champion has issued his own message to the public as we face a global pandemic of the coronavirus. The ‘Notorious’ posted an image of himself kicking an opponent in the Octagon, with a green blob over the face of his opponent symbolising the virus.

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International students invited to spend summer in Ireland

International students invited to spend summer in Ireland

International students are being invited to spend the summer in Ireland learning about the rich history and heritage of the country. The academic opportunity is being offered by Stony Brook University with the four-week summer course spanning across much of Ireland before concluding in London.

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What is the best Irish pub in every US state?

Catherine Rooney's Irish pub, Delaware

The best Irish pub in every state in America has been named by a leading US food lover’s website. Delish.com is a hugely popular recipe site and is also well known for recommending restaurants, top chefs and trends in the foodie world.

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Great video from travel blogger advising the ‘Don’t Dos’ when visiting Ireland

Great video from travel blogger advising the ‘Don’t Dos’ when visiting Ireland

YouTube travel blogger Wolters World has created a video advising visitors of the ‘Don’ts’ when travelling to Ireland. The experienced traveller spent some time in Dublin and put together the list of Don’ts so that visitors can be prepared for what to expect when they land on the Emerald Isle.

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Babies will laugh at anything…and how they lift our spirits when they do

babies laughing

It’s music to every parents ears…the sound of their baby laughing, especially that throaty uncontrollable laughter that can explode from the tiniest little thing. Dad blowing a raspberry, mum shaking her head from side to side or an energetic rendition of cootchy coo…the smallest little thing can get babies in …

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Senegalese-American woman happy to play the nationality of Irish

Senegalese-American woman happy to play the nationality of Irish

A Senegalese-American woman has become an online star after an app labelled her nationality as Irish so she played out some of the country’s most recognisable stereotypes. Astuanta Niang was playing on a game in the social media app TikTok that scrolls through several country’s flags before sticking on one …

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