Health and mental Health

There are 2 types of COVID-19 test available from the HSE: antigen tests (home test kits) and PCR tests (done at a test centre and sent to a lab). If... Read More

most famous Irish poets

A prominent figure of 20th-century literature, W.B. Yeats is one of Ireland’s greatest writers. As a poet, Yeats is known for his traditional, timeless style and strong symbolism, despite the many free... Read More

Drinks and Beverages

Guinness is a dark Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness at St. James’s Gate, Dublin, Ireland, in 1759. It is one of the most successful... Read More

10 Traditional Irish Dishes

A large cooked breakfast of meat (bacon, sausages and black and white puddings), eggs, vegetables and potato all fried in creamery butter, it is served with a generous helping of... Read More

Geography Of Ireland

The Burren is a region of County Clare in the southwest of Ireland. It’s a karst landscape of bedrock incorporating a vast cracked pavement of glacial-era limestone, with cliffs and... Read More

Discover Our Counties

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George’s Channel. Ireland is... Read More

Irish Sports

France vs. Ireland WC Qualifier (2009) Republic of Ireland vs France was a two-legged football play-off held on 14 and 18 November 2009 between the national teams of the Republic... Read More

Irish Genealogy

Murphy comes from the two Old Irish surnames, O’Murchadha and MacMurchadha, both meaning ‘sea warrior’. For reasons unknown, the Murphys of the 19th and 20th centuries chose not to re-adopt... Read More

Irish History

(1890-1922) Irish revolutionary leader. Collins took part in the Easter Rising of 1916, and the later war of independence. Collins was killed during the Irish civil war when he was... Read More

Famous Irish Movies

The Field is a 1990 Irish drama film written and directed by Jim Sheridan and starring Richard Harris, John Hurt, Sean Bean, Brenda Fricker and Tom Berenger. It was adapted from... Read More