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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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prodijig in action

The Next Generation Of Irish Dancing Is Coming

December 10, 2015

Riverdance was a revolution in Irish Dancing. 21 Years ago during the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest it was revealed to the world. From there of course it has gone on to global success. But now there is a new generation coming. Despite it’s long history and unique style Irish dance was a niche interest before […]

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rainfall radar

Thanks To This NASA Animation We Can See Just How Wet It Has Been Lately

December 9, 2015

We know it’s been very, very wet. But now we can actually see how bad it’s been, thanks to NASA. The American Space Agency has produced an animation showing the rainfall as measured by an array of satellites. It does not make for pleasant viewing.    

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cliffs of mother

Surfing Beneath The Cliffs of Moher – A Breathtaking Video

December 3, 2015

The Cliffs of Moher are among the most spectacular and visited natural features in Ireland. But beneath the cliffs are some of the best surfing waves in the world. Not many people get to experience the waves as they crash in from the open Atlantic. But those that do rate them as some of the […]

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drone view of donegal flooding

Drone Footage Of Flooding in Donegal

November 17, 2015

The recent heavy storms have led to a lot of flooding in parts of the country. This video shows the effect on Clady when the River Finn burst its banks.

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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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the easy way to peel a potato

Have You Ever Peeled A Potato As Easily As This? Fantastic Tip.

October 27, 2015

We don’t often give cooking advice here but this one just couldn’t be passed up. It’s involves potatoes. Here’s how to save a ton of time and end up with perfectly peeled potatoes. The secret revealed on YouTube is to actually cook them first. Yes we often cook potatoes with skins on them but peeling […]

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an irish sniper

Can You Believe The Irish Army Are The Best Snipers In The World?

October 26, 2015

It might seem slightly bizarre given the number of wars we get involved in but the Irish Rangers have just beaten 37 other armies to clinch the title of best snipers in the world. The Army Ranger Wing won the overall and international categories in the United States Sniper Competition in Fort Benning, Georgia. They […]

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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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