Do you want to visit Ireland? Now you can - from your
Wannabe tourists can now virtually visit
many of Ireland's top tourist attractions and the inside of historic
buildings without leaving the comfort of their own home.
Derry teenager's reaction to cold weather in funny UTV
"Ye wouldn't be long getting frost bit" -
The interview with this Derry teenager has gone viral with over 1.5
millions views on YouTube.
Emily And Jack most popular names on passports for children
Emily and Jack remain the most popular
names on passport applications for infants in Ireland, according to
the Passport Service of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Spectacular drone footage of Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland
SkycamIreland uploaded their best shots from around Wicklow during
2014 and their video captures the stunning beauty of the county,
commonly known as the garden of Ireland.
One second of every day of 2014 gives insight into life of
Edwina Guckian posted a video entitled
'A Year in my Shoes' on Youtube, a 365 day record of her life in
2014 in one second clips. She decided to capture her life this way
so she to look back and appreciate the year that past.
New Epic | Dublin video about the history of the great St
President of Ireland offers condolences to families of Paris
"I am deeply saddened to learn of the
shootings in Paris earlier today. I wish to express my sincerest
condolences to the families of all those bereaved and affected by
today's tragedy, including the two police officers who lost their
lives in the line of duty. "
629,446 passports issued in 2014
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade issued 629,446 passports in 2014 by , with May and June the busiest months for passport applications. 82,564 passports were issued in May 2014; 76,314 were issued in June 20141,650 Irish citizens assisted abroad in 2014
Irish embassies and consulates abroad, as part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, assisted almost 1,650 Irish citizens in 2014 following serious consular emergencies, including deaths, arrests, accidents, child abductions and hospitalisations. The Department provided consular assistance to the families of 217 people who died while abroad.
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