Older than Ireland documentary gets US & Canada release
docufilm that follows thirty Irish men and women ages 100 or over is now being
released in the US. When it was first released in Ireland, we wrote about this
poignant film that explores each centenarian’s journey, from their birth at the
dawn of Irish independence to their life as a centenarian in modern day Ireland.
Skellig Michael is "just indescribably beautiful" – says Luke Skywalker
Tourism Ireland takes us once again behind the scenes to the filming of Star
Wars: The Force Awakens on Skellig Michael in County Kerry, Ireland.
TV announce worldwide access
The global Irish community will
have instant multi-platform access to Ireland’s first international TV channel
thanks to an historic deal announced between Irish TV and Tata Communications.
Finn McCool’s Irish Bar coming soon to Brisbane
is celebrating its Irish heritage, with the opening of Finn McCool’s Irish Bar,
right in the heart of Fortitude Valley, in late autumn. Expect great beer,
high-quality food, sporting action and live music, all combined with the heart
of the Irish and the modern Fortitude Valley spark.
Scorsese, Spielberg & Ford Lead Tribute to Liam Neeson
Neeson was recently presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Cinema Award
by the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins at the IFTA Film & Drama Awards
on Saturday April 9th.
How Michael Collins outwitted the British!
Green and Red for Mayo Day
#MayoDay 2016 takes place on Saturday
April 30th. If you hail from Mayo, you might like to get involved.
1916 Roll of Honour Online
The 1916 Roll of Honour was created
on the 20th Anniversary as the official state listing of the men and women who
took park in the 1916 Rising.
Introduction to Author James Francis Smith's Sunday Posts
Ireland from 1913 to 1923 - World War 1, Easter Rising, The Anglo-Irish War, The
Treaty, Ulster, The Irish Civil War with Irishmen killing Irishmen
Government wants Irish expats to get involved in EU membership debate
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, was in London
this week for a series of engagements, including meetings with his UK opposite
number, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond MP and various leading figures in Irish
community and business groups. He has appealed to these leaders to encourage
their members to engage in the referendum debate on UK's membership in the EU.
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