Summer in Ireland
As many of you
know, Irish weather can have four seasons in one day and
this July, we are not seeing much sun at all. Many people
are even complaining that they have had to light a fire.
However, this has not stopped Michael Boyle of Actium Films
from enjoying the summer in Ireland.
John Creedon’s Wild Atlantic Way remembers Forgotten
It was a simple call out for
stories about Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way from Irish RTÉ journalist John Creedon, who was
making a hauntingly beautiful three part series about the
longest defined coastal route in the world. He never
expected to unearth an eye-witness account of the rescue
of survivors from Flight 923, an American Military flight
from New Jersey to Frankfurt which ditched in the
Atlantic off the Irish West Coast on September 23rd.
Emmy eats Ireland
Emmymade in Japan
is a YouTube channel where the host Emmy tastes foods from
around the world. Her channel has over 77 million views and
over 400,000 followers. Check out what she thinks of the
Irish food that she has been sent.
Spectacular views of Kinnagoe Bay in Donegal
Using a DJI Phantom 3 drone, Sean Curran captured these
amazing views of Kinnagoe Bay on the Inishowen peninsula in
Check travel advice before travelling abroad
Minister Flanagan of the Department of Foreign Affairs has
asked holidaymakers to check the travel advice for their
country of destination before travelling and to register
their details with the Department.
The Auld Triangle
Liam Fitz shared
this video of himself singing a cover of The Auld Triangle.
He made the video for his sister in Australia.
Catholic parish registers in Ireland dating from the 1740s now available online
The National Library of Ireland have just launched the collection from their most ambitious digitisation programme to date. Over 390,000 digital images from the entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms are now available online for free.
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