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
One of the Boston Marathon Bombings youngest victims performed the national anthem at the Boston Red Sox baseball game along with the children’s choir of St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Sunday.
A vulgar button on sale at the Republican Convention in Anaheim, CA, likened the Democrat Hillary Clinton to a hen with "2 fat thighs, 2 small breasts… left wing".
The Geography Division, at Trinity College tweeted this amazing image to promoted Space Week, an international celebration of science and technology, in Dublin.
They tweeted “If Ireland were on #Mars it would be in the Northern Lowland Plains”. The image shows Ireland as a tiny dot on the face of the red planet.
First broadcast in August 1989, “Guests of Another Nation” aimed at painting a positive picture of the Irish who moved to London in the last “brain drain”. As the filmmaker, John Flemming admits “Arguably far more accurately, it paints the Irish migrant in London more as a lost and lonely outsider driven by something other than economics.”
From living in crowded squats, looking for help at the Irish Center, to being a tourist in a cosmopolitan city Flemming describes the movie as a “time capsule in whose favour Ireland has once more unfortunately turned.”
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