Touching music video by Cork singer goes viral
Stephanie Rainey from Cork made this poignant music video
for her song 'Please Don't Go' and released it on Facebook
and Youtube only two days ago. A song that will strike a
cord with anybody who has a loved one who has died, it has
already received over 2 million views on Facebook and over
100,000 views on YouTube.
Certificate of Irish Heritage scheme to be axed
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has announced
that the Certificate of Irish Heritage scheme is to be
discontinued. The uptake of the Irish Heritage certificates
has been considerably less than they had previously
Most Remote Spots in Ireland to be Captured by
Fáilte Ireland with 'Google Trekker'
Ireland are going "off the grid" with the Google Trekker
over the next few months. They are borrowing Google's new
technology through its 'Trekker Loan Programme' to capture
many of Ireland’s remotest tourism beauty spots which
haven't yet been captured by Google Street View.
International journalists to Experience Weekend Tour
of Irish Hurling
New Passport Application Guide Launched
A new guide to completing passport application forms was
launched by The Department of Foreign Affairs, in an effort
to decrease the number of incomplete applications which
amounts to 80,000 each year.
CELEBRATE THE DAWN OF IRISH INDEPENDENCE
by Ian Wilkinson
As a boy, my father-in-law was
caught in a crossfire at the start of the war of
independence: read his and other unique true stories of the
children of independence, blended into a novel and free as a
Kindle download every Sunday in September
Poem: Children of 1847 Ireland Hear Ye
by Thomas McGowan
Poem Irelands Covenantby Thomas
Irish poetryby Thomas McGowan
Do Fairies Still Dwell Among Us?
by Mark Lyon
Do today's Irish men and women
still occasionally encounter leprechauns, phookas, banshees
or any of the other various Irish fairies' kith and kin?
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