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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
The Irish folk star Finbar Furey has topped this week’s Irish singles chart with his song “The Last Great Love Song”.
This video, curated by the Dingle News journalist Marian O’Flaherty and Kerry artist Ciara McKenna, shows “A Day in the Life of Ireland.”
Named “#adayinthelife @Ireland” on YouTube, the video captures the 24 hours from June 4 to 5 2013 in Ireland via smartphones, camera or whatever the public had to hand.
“I am hurling” hear me roar! There’s no doubt that there’s a GAA star in the making in seven-year-old Cahal Coleman, from Portaferry, in County Down.
A video of Cahal displaying his amazing freestyle hurling moves was posted by Brendan Coleman on YouTube with the hastags and description “#OfficialGAA #IamHurling #GAA Freestyle Hurling”. The clip was young Cahal’s entry to the GAA freestyle hurling competition #IAMHURLING and it’s already going viral in Ireland.
A photo taken over fifty years ago of a young Bill Clinton shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden of the White House, got a fresh update.
The image was taken by Arnie Sachs when 16-year-old Bill Clinton shook hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 24, 1963. The Arkansas teenager was attending the American Legion Boys Nation program.
Shortlisted for the Man Booker prize this year for his novel “Transatlantic”, Colum McCann made an appearance on Stephen Colbert’s “The Colbert Report” earlier this week.
Of course what do top Irish literary figures and an Irish American comedian talk about when they get together.... “Fifty Shades of Grey” and James Joyce. Not the most likely combination but nonetheless. Colbert admitted that he has James Joyce's "Ulysses" but not E.L. James "Fifty Shades of Grey".
An Irish musician, and father-of-three, has released a new single, “Woe!”, about the reality of living through Ireland’s recession.
After the crash Billy Treacy (42) witnessed employment dry up as bills continued to arrive at the door. He said he could feel his self-esteem slip away every day. The “white van man” was overcome with emotion and channelled his angst into his new single “Woe!”
Thirty-three leprechauns and pots of gold, ranging from $50 to $1,500 brought hundreds out in support of the 19th Annual Family Fun Day and Leprechaun Hunt, in LaPorte, Indiana.
The leprechauns were hidden over 185 acres and crowds of people, young and old, ventured out in hunt of the little mythical green men.
A video of a man allegedly wiping his face with a €50 ($66) note at Ireland’s famous Galway races has gone viral.
The 15-second clip has gained more than 322,000 views on YouTube, since it was uploaded on August 1.
Visitors to Dublin Airport were treated and surprised with an incredible 'flashmob' from the cast of 'Take The Floor 2013'.
An international cast of over 60 of the world's leading Irish dancers, representing 11 different countries, stunned patrons with their substantial addition to the viral "flashmob" craze.
Over two decades ago, Hillary Clinton delivered the commencement address to Wellesley College's graduating class, during her husband’s 1992 presidential election campaign.
A member of the Wellesley College class of 1969, during her 1992 speech, Clinton lay out the "rules" for women struggling to balance family and work, many of which still resonate today.
“Late Night’ host Jimmy Fallon is the latest star to record a remix of the summer hit "Blurred Lines”.
The original music video sparked controversy this summer as it features an array of naked female models in suggestive poses.
The Irish Hollywood hero Liam Neeson has joined a host of stars, including Bono, Angelina Jolie and Matt Damon, in lending his support for UNICEF’s End Violence Against Children campaign.
Neeson’s moving public service announcement (PSA) (see video below) is part of the multi-year awareness effort which aims to wipe out bullying and abuse of children.
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