Fáilte Ireland welcomes Rural Regeneration and Development Fund allocation to Beara Breifne Way

Fáilte Ireland welcomes the announcement made by the Department of Rural and Community Development on Thursday, 25 June 2020 that the Beara Breifne Way will benefit from the final Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. The Beara Breifne Way will receive €300,000 in funding from the programme.   The allocation is part of the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Rural Regeneration and Development Fund which is funded under Project Ireland 2040. […]

Ireland’s music organisations invite the nation to perform in a tribute to our frontline workers on European Music Day: Sunday June 21, 2020

As a tribute to Ireland’s frontline heroes, every adult and child in Ireland is invited to perform Ode to Joy (Óid don Lúcháire), the European Anthem, on their doorstep on Sunday June 21 2020, European Music Day. To launch the tribute, some of Ireland’s finest musicians and singers will perform Ode to Joy streamed live from the steps of […]

Nenagh Children’s Film Festival

Nenagh Arts Centre is set to screen the first animated feature by Lotte Reiniger, a German artist whose work predates Walt Disney, as part of its inaugural Children’s Film Festival. Screening online from June 12th to June 14th, the film festival aims to bring children across Ireland together during a time we must stay apart, […]

Meitheal na mBan- A fundraiser by TG4 to raise money for Women’s Aid

Meitheal na mBan is an inspirational and empowering series of online concerts led by Ireland’s top female musicians and artists as they perform directly from their own homes, in a much-needed fundraiser to support the victims of domestic abuse. For many women at this difficult time, has left them and their children in great danger. […]

The Lockdown Sessions At the Source Arts Centre

The Source Arts Centre presents a series of online solo shows from local musicians and performers. The sessions feature three artists Eddie Mac Cormac, Michelle O’Dwyer and Eoin Ryan performing 5-6 songs each in a 25 minute slot.   Next up at 8 pm this bank holiday weekend Saturday 02 May is Seskin Lane lead […]

Unique G.A.A. Dream-team formed for cameo roles in the first movie on the Easter Rising

From April 24th- 30th 1916, an act of rebellion changed the course of Irish history and marked the beginning of the decline of the British Empire. When the Easter Rising ended, the execution of its brave leaders handed the baton to Michael Collins and others to fight for Irish freedom in the War of Independence. […]

New Stay At Home Library for older Irish people abroad

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has developed a Stay At Home Library curated especially for older Irish people abroad who are cocooning at home.   The link is https://dublin.epicchq.com/stay-at-home   For anyone missing Ireland, the Stay At Home Library brings entertaining, evocative and interesting Irish conversations, dramas, music, podcasts, poetry, scenery and sport to their […]

Another month of classic matches ahead as TG4 announce All Ireland Gold schedule for May #AllIrelandGold

Sunday 3rd May 14:25 1997 Leinster Senior Football Semi-Final Kildare v Meath Another chance to see Kildare v Meath in the 1997 Leinster Senior Football Semi Final replay from Croke Park. Reigning All Ireland champions Meath who were managed by Sean Boylan had eliminated Dublin in the Leinster quarter final and were up against Mick […]

Children’s story book released to help children and young people cope with COVID-19

A new story book that aims to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19 has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organizations working in the humanitarian sector, including the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Federation of Red Cross […]

The Irish Grand National – Chasing a Dream Saturday 11th April on TG4

Chronicles the illustrious history of the iconic race, due to celebrate its150th anniversary, unfortunately this was cancelled due to COVID-19. The programme is contextualised with transformative events in Irish history. It’s told by generations of racing families such as Carberry, Dreaper, Moore, Mullins, Taaffe and Walsh, others include Jenny Pitman and Richard Dunwoody. It features […]

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