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Screenshot from Jiggy Silent Place

This Video From Jiggy Got 22 Million Views – And Will Put A Smile On Your Face

November 16, 2018

Jiggy are an Irish band that mix traditional Irish folk with world and dance influences. They put together a video for their song “Silent Place” that you just have to see. It is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.    

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helicopter rescuing a bullock

Coast Guard Rescues Rescuers Rescuing A Bullock. Bullock Dies.

November 15, 2016

A bullock got stranded down in Ballybunion requiring eight Ballybunion Sea and Cliff Rescue members to go and save it. Only four fit in a boat so it had to make two trips. After the second trip the rescue boat had engine trouble and had to return to base, leaving 5 members behind with the […]

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Giants Causeway or a tree stump

Did You Know The Giants Causeway Is Actually a Big Tree Stump? This Russian Says So.

September 13, 2016

We knew they were a wonder of the world. What we did;t know was just how special they really are. Of course there are two stories on how the Giants Causeway was created. One says that Finn McCool built a pathway across to Scotland while the other (more boring) version puts it down to volcanic […]

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euro2016 serenade

An Irish Fan Medley Of Euro2016

June 22, 2016

Whatever the result of tonights game against Italy, Euro2016 has been a memorable event for the Irish. And one of the main reasons has been the fans. As usual they brought fun and joy to the event without any trouble. Here’s a little reminder of some of the best moments…

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trad session in a Galway taxi office

This Video Shows One Way For Taxis To Compete Against Uber: Have A Trad Session In The Office!

November 5, 2015

Waiting for a taxi in the early hours is a sure way to kill the feeling from a good night. But in one Galway taxi office it became part of the night as 2 trad bands burst into an impromptu session that had people coming in off the streets. Local bands Porterhead and Simpsons Three […]

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delorean in dublin

Back To The Future: Dublin Edition

October 23, 2015

Back To the Future Day has been and gone with much fanfare. But here’s a uniquely Dublin spin on the whole experience. By The Lightroom production company this might not resonate with many outside Ireland but it’s guaranteed to bring a laugh. It’s not only funny but has some great moments form the film itself. […]

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jig on an aer lingus plane

Aer Lingus Takes Inflight Entertainment To New Heights With Jigs In The Aisle

October 15, 2015

We all know Aer Lingus are the friendliest airline. But it seems they’re also up for a bit of craic as this video shows. Flight attendant Orla O’Brien was serving on what seemed like a regular flight. But then an impromptu trad session started. And when the fiddle came out Orla and a passenger took […]

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a Swedish choir on a Dublln bus

Watch What Happens When A Swedish Choir Use Dublin Bus

October 6, 2015

Bus trips home are rarely memorable. But then they don’t often have Swedish choirs on them. But last night the number 16 in Dublin did and the passengers were treated to a rousing performance. The sing-song was captured by Angela Mullin who posted it to Facebook. She says she didn’t join in the singing but […]

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a llama spotted in Offaly

Llama Wanders Around Offaly – And Then Disappears

October 6, 2015

A llama was spotted wandering the roads of Offaly on Monday morning. The animal was reported by James Hayden near the village of Rahan. He tweeted a picture of it to AA Roadwatch @aaroadwatch Loose llama near Rahan pic.twitter.com/7my1kSdb6I — James Hayden (@jamesahayden) October 5, 2015 The animal then disappeared and has not been reported […]

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Legendary Yuyu Abe enjoys a pint in Dublin

Have You Seen Yuyu Abe? He’s Trying To Drink A Pint In Every Pub In Dublin!

October 5, 2015

A mysterious figure has been spotted travelling Dublin and drinking a Guinness in each and every pub. Yuya Abe came to attention when he visited Slattery’s. They were so impressed with his quest that they posted about him on their Facebook page. Being decent sorts they also gave him his pint for free. From what […]

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