Emerald Extractsby IrishCentral Columnists
- 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
Kiely's vintage DS3 Citroen include plenty of interior detail, including stem print rear window graphics, a colour contrasting dashboard, themed door handle inserts, embossed multi-coloured headrests on the leather seats and stem or acorn print carpet mats for the interior detail.
Only 500 will be made and $25,583 is the price.
O'hAnleigh's songs of Irish history, myth and legend play on Celtic and world folk music programs around the globe.
The Mermaid's Tale tells a classic story of a fin-tailed vixed who seduces a sailor to his doom with her irresistible siren song, then merrily sings after the next one who happens to sail by.
Sure to put a smile on your face. Here's the video:
Over 100 Irish Dancers including members of "Riverdance" and school children took over the beautiful Central Station in Sydney, Australia, in the name of spreading St. Patrick's cheer.
Farmville, an extremely popular Facebook game and app, that has over 60 million players worldwide, is now offering players an Irish version in conjunction with Tourism Ireland.
Speaking about the new venture Discover Ireland said: “Facebook fans are invited to create their own idyllic town in Ireland, with the help of ‘tour guide’ Sally. They can then explore iconic sites and visitor attractions around the island, completing various challenges in order to progress to the next level of the game; these challenges reflect the huge variety of things to see and do on a holiday in Ireland.”
Ireland town offers gamers the chance to visit Irish tourist destinations.
Guinness advertisements have been famous around the world since the 1930s with their "Guinness is Good for You" signs to their most recent RBS Six Nations TV ads.
Here at IrishCentral we put together some of the most popular Guinness TV ads over the year.
Happy St. Patrick's - Enjoy
Mark Boylan (13) from County Offaly wrote “The Festival” as a tribute to one of the world’s biggest race weeks.
After the video was posted on YouTube two weeks ago it quickly spread through the racing community. Racing legend Tony McCoy even tweeted about it saying: “I ain’t no Simon Cowell, but how good is 13 year old Mark Boylan’s song about the Cheltenham Festival?”
They have mixed the classic creeper with a brogue in a shoe that can be worn by both males and females.
Despite its bizarre appearance and high cost of $817, Prada’s Creeper Brogue has been a huge hit in UK shops already, with some stores already selling out of the fashion forward footwear.
Rosetta Stone, the world renowned language teaching group, are celebrating St. Patrick's Day by offering a free online trial of their Irish language-learning program.
Irish, considered a dying language, is only spoken by 55,000 people.
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From yesterday they "began testing an offering of selected movies for purchase or rental through Warner Bros. Entertainment's Facebook movie Pages."
The first movie to be made available is Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight', which will cost $3 for 48 hours.
Guinness have released two 30-second shorts, created by AMV BBDO, to teach men how to make friends on "the friendliest day of the year" St. Patrick's Day. The two ads are part of an online campaign which teaches men about man hugs and smiling. They will be released on Facebook, Youtube and Pub TV.
Check out the videos below:
Usher, who played in Dublin's O2 arena, has released a video of his post show antics in Dublin city. He night on the town in Dublin included a trip to Bruxelle's pub, Charlie's takeaway and a trip out to the Wright Venue in the north county.
The multi-million album selling artist even signed an autograph for a police officer who was a fan!
Layla Karpuz was selected as the overall winner by Mike Dutton, web designer and senior doodler with Google.
The junior infants student won the top prize with her entry “Love Google”. Her doodle will now appear on Google’s homepage on Wednesday. Layla's school will receive a €10,000 technology grant, while her and her teacher will be rewarded with a personal laptop each.
The bottle was designed by Paul Daly and aims to make t Patrick’s Day more contemporary and relevant to global consumers.
Over the course of the next few weeks, launches of the newly designed bottle will take place in airports across Europe.
Ten years after New York's worst tragedy, the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, a 17-minute video taken by NYPD helicopters has been leaked on the internet.
The video was obtained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and leaked to the web.
It seems that Michael O'Leary, the CEO of Europe's budget airline, Ryanair, couldn't resist buying full page advertisements in the British newspapers today following Ireland's amazing victory over the English team in the Cricket World Cup in Bangalore.
The Irish postal service An Phost, has released two stamps based on the theme of women’s rights to celebrate the centenary of International Women’s Day.
In conjunction with the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI), An Phost designed two stamps and specially commissioned postcards to celebrate the event, which is taking place on March 8.
An Irish Fagan-style character, John Maughan, along with two teenagers, stole a $2 million Stradivarius violin from internationally acclaimed musician Min-Jin Kym while she was seated outside a sandwich shop, speaking on her cell phone.
The court, in London, recently heard that Maughan had then tried to sell the 300-year-old, expensive violin for $162 to a random person on the street.
The 98fm (a Dublin-based radio station) released their remix of the song "I Don't Like Cricket" just minutes after Ireland's big win.
Kevin Sharkey, originally from Donegal says he as inspired by Sir Elton and his civil partner David Zachary having baby Zachary; “It’s set off a new era of gay men having kids. What Elton and David are doing is very admirable.”
“I must admit I did have a little laugh to myself while I was doing it but I know Elton has got a good sense of humor,” he told the Daily Mail.
McDaid’s Football Special is a cola-style beverage which comes from Ramelton, a small town in Donegal. The owner, Edward McDaid plans on selling the homebrew nationwide.
"It is a strange product in many senses. Whatever it is about it, it seems to hit a memory button and conjure up pleasant memories of childhood, even with people who haven't tasted it before," he told the Irish Independent.
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