An Irish Road Bowler in action. (Photo: Courtesy of West Virginia Road Bowling Association) On a winding country road in Ireland, West Virginia, a heated competition is taking place. Two rivals, standing in the middle of the road, take turns sprinting and hurling a custom-made iron ball down a hilly, bucolic stretch of lane. Show More Summary
Orla Kiely is an Irish contemporary designer known for her unique retro prints and designs. The senior sales associate is responsible for leading sales team, creating a seamless customer experience and executing outstanding customer service. They assist in the day to day operations of both the... Continue reading
The Spanish luxury house, headed up by Irish designer Jonathan Anderson, opens up a boutique on the White Isle.
The Wood Burning Savages From: Derry, Ireland The new single from Irish quartet The Wood Burning Savages Premier League starts with a staccato guitar line straight out of The Knacks' songbook before bursting into a frantic, fizzing, punky pop song. Show More Summary
This week the Arena Political podcast takes a long hard look at Irish Water, the latest from the banking Inquiry and asks if we need laws to censor the internet. Take a listen and get in touch with us with any comments, suggestions or thoughts
The Irish Times reports that it is launching “ full proceedings” against the Times ( of London ) following its failure to win an injunction against the Murdoch- owned paper in its bid to use the title “The Times Irish edition” for a new digital edition of the paper linked to a subscription for Sunday more...
The FT (£,unfortunately) reports a strategically timed interview with the Irish ambassador to the UK, the Yeats-loving Dermot Mulhall. Remember when the Irish people reversed their “ wrong” answer in the first referendum on the Lisbon Treaty? It was the bold Dermot who fund the way through, apparently. Now he’s recommending that the UK follows more...
Brian noted a piece written by Aaron McKenna on The Journal.ie about why Irish unity is a fundamentally bad idea. Responding to his piece, Sinn Fein’s Matt Carthy sets out his view about why unity is a good idea. Regardless of your views on either, I am personally half way between them on this issue, more...
An Irish 'womaniser', high heels win a fight, Carlton Palmer's first touch and other personal attacks in sport.
Sporting a bald cap, Johnny Depp transforms into infamous gangster James “Whitey” Bulger for his latest movie, Black Mass. The official synopsis reads: “In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. Show More Summary
IMMA presents El Lissitzky: The Artist and the State, as we approach the centenary of Ireland?s Easter Rising and reflect on the vibrant artistic and cultural community who gave voice to a new image for the emerging state and a visual language for its? politics. Show More Summary
Liam Gallagher debuted a new song in County Mayo, Ireland this past weekend. The former frontman of Oasis (and Beady Eye!) joined local musicians at J.J. Finan’s pub and played a short acoustic set. The new song is still unnamed, but as NME points out, it includes a possible reference to his brother Noel’s recent […]
Liam Gallagher has remained largely out of the spotlight since he announced the sudden demise of Beady Eye last October. However, the former Oasis singer resurfaced this weekend in an Irish pub, where Gallagher treated bar patrons to an impromptu concert that featured the unveiling of a new song. The as-yet-untitled track, recorded...
Ireland's central bank Wednesday said it expects the economy to grow at an even more rapid pace this year and next, and urged the government to use higher tax revenues to reduce its very high debts rather than fund tax cuts. In its quarterly...Show More Summary
The Man Booker Prize longlist has been named. Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes participants Laila Lalami and Anuradha Roy. The Pogues are launching their own brand of Irish whiskey. Product Hunt interviewed author Diane Cook. Aquarium Drunkard shared two...
Irish Dung Spitting Competition Is A Thing! http://t.co/SbSguW2hrLpic.twitter.com/0DnptJyvpl — Break (@break) July 21, 2015 It makes sense if you think about it: if you suddenly discover that your mouth is full of sheep poop, then your first instinct will be to spit it out—hopefully as far away from you as possible. Show More Summary
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Expectations are high for Notre Dame football with a slew of returning starters, and the regular season is creeping closer. As we look toward the upcoming campaign, let’s break down Notre Dame’s schedule, assessing the games that could derail the Irish in 2015. Show More Summary
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving Irish fight fans a fantastic lightweight main event for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 77 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, booked for Oct. 24, 2015 inside 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. Joseph Duffy vs. Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis When you think of Irish legends The Pogues, you probably first think of their large, high-quality catalog of music. After that you might think of dental hygiene, and then maybe booze. Guinness or whiskey, probably. Now The...
Celtic punk bank The Pogues have launched a signature brand of Irish whiskey. Read the rest