1900s Ireland Comes to Life in Vivid Color
Feb17

1900s Ireland Comes to Life in Vivid Color

Christy over at Green Dragon Artist introduced us to this video which uses modern technology to colorizes1900s Irish postcards. The effort results in a colorful tour of Ireland. Read the original article from World Irish...

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Rainbow Over Dublin – VIDEO
Jan26

Rainbow Over Dublin – VIDEO

I simply can’t resist the charm of this Irish lottery video. And here’s a peek at the making-of the colorful event.   National Lottery :: Rainbow Over Dublin from Myles of Smyles on...

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Sharing Stories from Donegal
Nov08

Sharing Stories from Donegal

To tell the story of his grandfather’s life, Daniel McGarrigle turned to film, animation, and the “Sharing Stories” project run by the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny (Republic of Ireland) and the Nerve Centre in Derry (Northern Ireland). As part of a social media experiment, “Sharing Stories” is using YouTube and Facebook to promote Daniel’s film “Brighter Days.” Over the next three weeks,...

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Halloween Finds Its Roots in Irish Folklore
Oct27

Halloween Finds Its Roots in Irish Folklore

Submitted by Kat Behling Each November 1st, a decrepit old woman with an iron hammer appears across the Irish countryside, pummeling the ground with such mighty force that her hammer turns the soil to solid rock. She then takes to the sky casting stones every which way from her massive apron creating majestic, snow-capped mountaintops in her path. Known in Irish folklore as Cailleach, the Goddess of Samhain, she is considered the...

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Dublin on the Liffey
Oct07

Dublin on the Liffey

It wasn’t long after reader Joe Conway sent me a link to Dublin on the Liffey that I found myself hypnotized by Jim Berkeley’s images of Ireland’s capital as reflected by the River Liffey. It’s a whole new way to see Ireland’s capital. Have a look for yourself. www.dublinontheliffey.ie

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Another Three Irish & Celtic CDs You Should Know
Sep27

Another Three Irish & Celtic CDs You Should Know

A collection featuring the music of Northern Ireland, the debut recording of a New England based Celtic band, and a collaboration of four superstar musicians from Donegal: three more Irish and Celtic recordings to know. Sound Neighbours Is the music of Northern Ireland different from the music in the counties to the south which make up the republic? I’ll give a resounding yes and no on that one. As you’ll know if you’ve spent...

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