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- Fan photos show Fungi the dolphin in Dingle has a new companion
- Hurling like you’ve never seen, Colm Ó Méalóid freestyles (VIDEO)
- New York woman spends $25,000 flying horses to Donegal for retirement
- Boston bomb survivor Jane Richard sings national anthem at Fenway Park
- Bill Clinton snapped with Bono’s shades and Rory McIlroy in Dublin
As the media begins to pack up and go home at Westminister Abbey and all of Kate Middleton and Prince William's guests had finally left the Abbey Verger Ben Sheward couldn't contains himself and displayed his relief by cartwheeling down the aisle.
The footage was caught by ITV cameras and has already been viewed by millions.
St. Patrick's Day: the feast day of Ireland's patron saint, the emblem of Irish culture and religion, and now the subject of one of the most globally shared videos in the month of March, according to marketing magazine Contagious.
The video ad featured a flashmob of Irish dancers and was orchestrated by Discover Ireland to celebrate Irish culture and publicize its tourism industry. A flashmob, for those not in the viral-induced know, is a sudden gathering of a large group of people that, unbeknownst to anyone except the participants, join together in a seemingly impromptu performance.
This particular flashmob garnered more than 200,000 hits on YouTube in its first day; currently the video stands with over 775,000 views and continues to climb. Reactions to the video have been overwhelmingly positive, and an apparent success for the Irish Tourism board which has been vehemently enticing visitors to the Emerald Isle over the past couple of years to combat the nation's fiscal crisis.
Here she tells her incredible story on TED Talks:
Do you agree?-
I picked up a packet of cream crackers in the shop and it said "now with 40% less fat".
Pretty funny use of Photoshop:
According to a report from MyHome.ie the average asking price for property in Dublin is now $368,000 (€260,000) and $428,000 (€302,000)
In the property barometer published on FinFacts.ie it also showed that the price of a one-bedroom apartment in Dublin is now dropping by an average of $7,000 (€5,000) every 3 months.
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