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 Vimeo. Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish travel and culture delivered to your...

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Poitín: Irish Moonshine – VIDEO
Dec28

Poitín: Irish Moonshine – VIDEO

Irish Moonshine from Richard Bangs on Vimeo. Richard Bangs has a very nice series of Irish segments that are worth a viewing. This one gives us a taste of poitín! It reminds me of this day from our Irish-American Roadtrip… which includes our friend Bit telling us the connection between cowboy music and Irish music… Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news...

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Ding Dong Denny’s History of Ireland – VIDEO
Dec26

Ding Dong Denny’s History of Ireland – VIDEO

Ireland’s Brown Bag Films made this animated short in 2008… now they’ve got a series that will be appearing on the Disney Junior channel. Mind you, it will NOT be starring Ding Dong Denny. Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish travel and culture delivered to your...

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#121 Our Certificate of Irish Heritage Interview – AUDIO
Dec21

#121 Our Certificate of Irish Heritage Interview – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #121 The Certificate of Irish Heritage Karl Elliston answers all our questions about the new Certificate of Irish Heritage. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are availble on iTunes – here’s our link for Techies Show Notes http://www.heritagecertificate.ie/ 00:00 Intro 00:20 Intro: The Devil’s Bit by Theresa Larkin & Noel McQuaid 00:40 Giveaways Michele Erdvig Ireland...

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Newgrange Winter Solstice
Dec20

Newgrange Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice at Newgrange For over 5,000 years a mystical celestial event has occurred in Ireland. On the winter solstice every year the rising sun penetrates a 60-foot-long passageway inscribed with mysterious carvings and lights up the interior chamber of Newgrange. Is it a tomb? A temple? A calendar? Perhaps we will never know the Neolithic mind-set that built such a complicated monument. Although described by archaeologists as...

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Ireland Unveils the Certificate of Irish Heritage
Dec11

Ireland Unveils the Certificate of Irish Heritage

Ireland has launched it’s Certificate of Irish Heritage in an effort to engage with individuals of Irish descent and honor their ancestors. The online application is open to persons who were not born on the island of Ireland who provide supporting documentation connecting them to one or more Irish ancestors. The process is easy to use provided you have a digital copy of your ancestor’s birth certificate, death certificate,...

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