Health

6 Amazing Hikes on the Wild Atlantic Way

1 – The Burren Way You’ll find the Burren, arguably the most unique landscape on Ireland’s west coast, in County Clare’s Burren region. You’ll often hear those that visit describe…

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Top Stories

Talking Statues Dublin

If statues could talk, what stories would they tell? 10 of Dublin’s most famous statues have been given the gift of the gab! Pass a Talking Statue, swipe your smartphone…

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History

The Phoenix Park – from the Georgian Period to the Present

The Eighteenth Century and the Chesterfield Era The 4th Earl of Chesterfield was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in January 1745, and is credited with initiating a series of landscape…

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Education

22 Books That Expand Your Mind and Change The Way You Live

1. Man’s Search For Meaning by Victor Frankl I still think about this book almost daily, years after I first read it. What happened to millions of Jews 70 years ago,…

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Lifestyle

Walking on the Grand Canal

The Grand Canal Way follows pleasant grassy towpaths, gravel and sometimes tarmac canal-side roads from Ringsend in Dublin to Shannon Harbour on Ireland’s longest river. ​​​The Grand Canal Way is…

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Irish News

Mothers of Invention – Comedian and writer Maeve Higgins & former Irish President Mary Robinson

Comedian and writer Maeve Higgins has been killing it with her ‘Maeve in America’ podcast since October 2016, which examined stories of her fellow immigrants in the USA with empathy…

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Top Stories

Golden Ireland – Holidays for over 55’s

Golden Ireland.ie – a unique Irish travel website exclusively for the over 55s and Actively Retired. Here you will find a broad range of discounts – from Hotel “Golden Year’s”…

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Features

Holiday Home Scheme

The Garda Benevolent Trust Fund continue to operate the Holiday Home Scheme as part of their initiative of improving the overall service it provides for its’ members. The aim is…

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Clubs and Organisations

Irish Men’s Sheds Association

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association exists to support the development of Ireland’s network of over 450 men’s sheds. Established in 2011, the IMSA has overseen the rapid growth of men’s…

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Health

Five Tips To Help Prevent And Manage Arthritis

Not only do they wear you down with gnawing pain, but they restrict your ability to do things that once you took for granted. The pains can affect your mood…

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Education

5 Books Anyone Over 60 Should Read

Mark Twain once said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” So, while we don’t have a choice when it comes to…

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Food & Drink

Best Afternoon Tea in Belfast

Though afternoon tea usually consists of delicious sandwiches, perfectly crafted patisserie and golden-crusted scones, innovations of this classic dining experience have been on the rise. Check out this list of…

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History

Sir Ernest Shackleton Endurance Expedition

So was born what became the Imperial Trans-Antarctica expedition of 1914 – 1917. The goal was ambitious – audacious even, considering that only 10 men had ever stood at the…

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History

The 1979 Fastnet Yacht Race Revisited

The 1979 Fastnet Race was the 28th Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Fastnet Race, a yachting race held generally every two years since 1925 on a 605-mile course from Cowes direct…

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Podcasts

Irish History Podcasts by Fin Dwyer

Even if you’re not a history buff per se, Fin Dwyer’s Irish History Podcast is well worth a listen. With topics including major events in Irish history – from the…

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Health

Dublin’s Best Mountain and Hill Walks

Not many capital cities offer such easy access to the countryside, but Dublin residents are often just minutes away from some incredibly beautiful hills and mountains Here are some of…

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Irish News

March in the Garden, Top Tips

By March, we’re ready to welcome the start of spring – a hopeful, happy time for gardeners. Timely Tips This month’s timely tips are all about getting a head start…

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Irish News

UEFA EURO 2020 – 100 DAYS TO GO

The imposing UEFA EURO 2020 Countdown Clock on Barnardo Square in Dublin’s city centre has reached the ‘100 days to go’ milestone.  The tournament kicks off on June 12th, and…

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Irish News

Motherfoclóir Podcast by Darach Ó Séaghdha

It started as a Twitter account (@TheIrishFor), became a book and is now a podcast – and the Darach Ó Séaghdha-hosted Motherfoclóir is just as entertaining. With the recurring theme…

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Health

Some of Ireland’s Best Waymarked Trails

Ireland is positively covered in waymarked trails, and countless adventurers have travelled these well-worn paths across the country. We’ve picked a few of our favourites. It’s important to note that…

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Food & Drink

6 Healthy Types of Tea

It’s the world’s most popular drink, next to water—and it’s steeped in health benefits. Black Tea Black tea is the most common variety and accounts for about 75 percent of…

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Top Stories

Limerick City and County Council and An Garda Síochána combine to provide new bus for Limerick

Limerick City and County Council in partnership with An Garda Síochána plan to launch a new 15 seater mini bus that will serve all sections of the community across the…

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History

They Fought and Died for America – Then America Turned Its Back

A quarter million Filipinos served for the U.S. in WWII, only to have their rights stripped at war’s end. Now, the last survivors are fighting for what’s rightfully theirs. Patrick…

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Clubs and Organisations

Garda Holiday and Travel Club

Established in 1991, the Garda Holiday and Travel Club provides holidays and travel arrangements at the keenest possible prices for its members. Operating from the 6th floor, Phibsboro Tower, Dublin…

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