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- Irish Eurovision star Ryan Dolan’s song enters charts in 17 countries, including Australia - VIDEO
- Surfing descendents of the King of the Blasket Islands to unite in new documentary - VIDEO
- Farmers stage 24-hour prayer vigil for fine weather on Kerry-Cork border - VIDEO
- Ellen DeGeneres mocks Abercrombie & Fitch’s sizing and customer policies – VIDEO
- Students use tilt-shift photography to create toy town video of Dublin city
Andrew Clancy took a huge bite out of the Big Apple and thankfully documented his year living in New York City.
Writing about this video he said “It’s a bit rough and ready but that’s life in the Big Apple I guess.”
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This video we just could not resist. What we have here is a group of Irish boys, wearing cow masks and rapping to, 1990s boyband, Five's "If you're getting down baby". What could be more normal than that?
As the creators, Master Massey and Shyhhy Welly, say on their Vimeo account "This was quite an easy and fun one to do: Dutch Gold, sun, cow masks and a camera; what could possibly go wrong?"
Well at least that explains a lot, Dutch Gold was it?
IWO site has put together an amazing slideshow of photos, sent in by their readers.
The shots show Ireland's beauty in fall, from sun and blue skies to dramatic shots of cloud formations that look like mini-tornadoes.
The photographs show the "four corners of Ireland - August to October 2011".
Just like a digital talking parrot Woody's app allows you to record a phrase and have Woody repeat the phrase back to you in an every so 'begorrah, bejaysus' accent.
Woody's described as a "digital hooligan" that "will repeat anything users say, react to their touch, and even grant users a pot of gold should they wish for it!"
Irish drinkers stunned as bull barges through pub
A two-week-old kitten survived a five-day, 166-mile trip from Ireland to northern England trapped in a dumpster full of cardboard.
The tiny tabby tomcat was found among 200 tons of old cardboard at a recycling firm in Reddish, near Manchester, after being buried in a 40-foot sealed container that was shipped across the Irish Sea from Dublin.
On Sunday afternoon at the Castlemaine vintage town fair, County Kerry locals turned out to enthusiastically support the “2011 Castlemaine World Championship Duck Race”.
Although the winning race participant was hard to track down it seems that duck number 44 was first to make it across the line / get into the goal at the local field.
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