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- Ellen DeGeneres mocks Abercrombie & Fitch’s sizing and customer policies – VIDEO
- Students use tilt-shift photography to create toy town video of Dublin city
- New Irish stamp features Irish teen’s short story about Dublin
- The world’s smallest cinema fits into an old phone box in Malin, Donegal - VIDEO
- ‘Star Trek into Darkness’ stars Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto attempt to speak Irish - VIDEO
One man said he felt like he was in “Star Trek” and wanted to be “beamed over to Ireland”.
Check out the video and watch to the end to see the public’s shock when the real life dancers join in with their “Riverdance” moment.
Infographic by GoIreland.
The Tower of Pisa, in Italy, is just one of the tourist attraction around the world that will go green for a “global greening” to mark St. Patrick’s Day, this Saturday, 17th March.
Last month the Ministry for Finance announced that Niagara Falls, the London Eye, Burj al Arab in Dubai, and Table Mountain in South Africa would be turning green for St. Patrick’s Day. Since then San Francisco's Coit Tower and City Hall, Selfridges department store in London, the Cibeles fountain in Madrid, an entire town on the Costa Blanca in Spain, Moraira, Vienna's Burgtheater, and the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw have come on board. Brussels Town Hall, the Glasgow Eye and the Clyde Auditorium - affectionately known as "the Armadillo" in Glasgow - will also turn green.
Through his website ‘Paddy not Patty,’ Marcus Campbell makes clear the important difference between ‘Paddy’ and ‘Patty’ just in time for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day.
When shortening the phrase ‘St. Patrick’s Day,’ many people erroneously turn to ‘Patty’ instead of ‘Paddy’ to replace the Patrick. No more, says Campbell on his website, whose header reads “The provisional government of Paddy, Not Patty to the people of the New World.”
Although 2,000 Irish are now seeking a refund after the Paris match was cancelled due to treacherous, freezing conditions these rugby players show that even on ice it’s still possible to play.
What do you think? Could you see Irish captain Paul O’Connell in ice skates?
won the battle to be recognized on Facebook. The social networking site had automatically blocked allowing people to enter Effin as their hometown, considering the town’s name offensive.
Ann Marie Kennedy, a University of Limerick worker, made headlines across the world as her campaign went viral. Now the town has been accepted, the “little village that took on Facebook and won” has released merchandise, including “Effin tshirts”.
Some of the proceeds from these tshirts will go to the Effin Community Development Fund to benefit the parish.
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