#153 A Daily Dose of Ireland with Alexa and the Amazon Echo

 

Here’s an overview of how you can keep up on Irish music, news, weather, books, and travel plans using the Amazon Echo.


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SHOW NOTES

00:05
Alexa, the Amazon Echo Dot http://amzn.to/2rtCBtz (affiliate link)

00:10
Shamrock Bot by Rusty Noodle

00:42
Getting an Irish music fix

01:30
Pandora Spotify, TuneIn iHeartRadio

01:37
Accents and languages

01:57
Irish weather

02:20
What time is it?

02:28
Streaming Irish Radio
RTE1
RTE2 FM
Newstalk (Use the Alexa App on Kindle, Android, or Apple and got to: Menu > Music, Video, Books > TuneIn > search for “Newstalk” or other stations > add to favorites)

03:45
Read Kindle Books
“A Secret Map of Ireland” by Rosita Boland

04:10
Read Audible Books
“Tales from Old Ireland” by Malachy Doyle

04:41
Random information
How many days until St Patrick’s Day?
How old is Liam Neeson?
Who is the President of Ireland?
Wikipedia Michael D. Higgins?
What is Taoiseach of Ireland?
Who is the Prime Minister of Ireland?
Who is Leo Varadkar?

06:00
Alexa Skills for Ireland
St Patrick Trivia
Northern Ireland Inventions
Irish Facts
Irish Trivia

08:10
Alexa Skills for Travel
Travel Tips
Travel Warning
Packing Buddy
Flight Tracker
Kayak
Flight Deals
Convert $ to €

11:14
Play podcasts

11:45
Other questions
Wikipedia the Siege of Limerick.
Wikipedia Newgrange.
What’s the longest river in Ireland?
What’s the largest county in Ireland?
Play the National Anthem of Ireland.
What’s the population of Galway?
Do you like Ireland?

12:05
RTE News Now

12:15
Affiliate link
http://amzn.to/2rtCBtz

12:35
Play music by Anne Roos

Author: Corey

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  1. So stunning information you shared…! Thank you!

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