Arts

Ireland at Venice: ROMANTIC IRELAND Representation at the 2024 Venice Biennale

Ireland’s Representation at the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – opened yesterday, Thursday 18 April. The exhibition, ROMANTIC IRELAND by artist Eimear Walshe, is curated by Sara Greavu with Project Arts Centre. Ireland at Venice is an initiative of Culture Ireland in partnership with the Arts Council.

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History

Public asked to help with Ireland’s World Heritage Strategy

A public consultation has been launched today inviting members of the public and interested stakeholders to participate in the development of the first World Heritage Strategy for Ireland. A ‘Strategy for World Heritage in Ireland 2024-2034’ will set out a vision for World Heritage in Ireland with an aim to ensure that it is developed and managed in line with the requirements of the 1972 UNESCO World Heritage Convention.

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Arts

Irish Wolfhound Takes Centre Stage In New Passport Design

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin TD, recently got a preview of the first image of Ireland’s new passport design. These initial drawings presented to the Tánaiste are the first steps in designing a new passport book based on public feedback.

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Health

A New nationwide rollout of mobile X-ray Services for Older People

A new nationwide x-ray service welcomed by Minister Mary Butler

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Culture

New Focus On Women And Women’s Stories Heralded For National Cultural Collections

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin announced her intention to establish a committee to advise on the representation of women and women’s stories within the collections…

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History

Ireland Has Become Warmer And Wetter In The Last Thirty Years

Met Éireann, Ireland’s National Meteorological Service, has published a comprehensive summary of Ireland’s latest climate averages, for the period 1991-2020, showing Ireland has become warmer and wetter. These are the…

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Irish News

France and Ireland Set Up U20 Championship Title Decider

Defending champions France will meet 2016 runners-up Ireland in the World Rugby U20 Championship 2023 final at Athlone Stadium after coming out on top of two entertaining semi-finals in Cape…

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Events

Biden Highlights Personal and Political Ties on his Trip to Ireland

President Joe Biden is spending most of his trip to Ireland this week exploring his family’s roots, from the shoemaker who sailed from Newry in 1849 in search of a better life…

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Irish News

Minister McEntee to Reform Ireland’s Antiquated Licensing Laws

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has received Cabinet approval for her draft Bill to reform Ireland’s antiquated licensing laws. The present system is based on a patchwork of 100 laws…

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Irish News

Joint North-South Tour de France Bid to be Pursued

The island of Ireland intends to pursue a joint North-South bid to host the opening stages of a future Tour de France. Minister Catherine Martin T.D. and Minister Gordon Lyons MLA have submitted…

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Irish News

North-South Co-Operation in Criminal Justice Matters

Ministers Helen McEntee and Naomi Long MLA met to discuss north-south cross border co-operation on criminal justice matters. The Ministers reviewed the excellent ongoing cooperation across a wide range of…

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Finance

Future-Proofing Ireland’s Economy

The 2023 budget should include measures to help in future-proofing Ireland’s economy, says KPMG Ireland in its pre-budget submission. Specifically, it should aim to reduce the impact of inflation through income tax…

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Features

The Best Service Stations In Ireland

With the increase in staycations over the last 18 months, the beauty of home has become more apparent than ever. From road trips in the mountains to camping by the…

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Culture

Summer Solstice 2021 Ireland: What it is and How is it Celebrated

The Summer Solstice will take place in Ireland today, June 21, taking us from spring into summer. The summer solstice is the day of the year with the longest period…

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Uncategorized

The Irish Army and the Emergency

Image Courtesy of @DefenceForces This September marks the 82th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and the passing of the Emergency Powers Act 1939 by Dáil Éireann….

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Tourism

11 Top-Rated Weekend Breaks in Ireland

The romantic image of Ireland painted with green rolling hills, a rugged coastline, and captivating historic castles in reality lives up to the portrait. Towns are lined with cobblestones, flowers…

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Features

Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Figures

This year, between January 2020 and June 2020, The Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau investigating organised crime seized over €3 million cash and 13 firearms. For more updates…

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Irish News

Temperatures Set To Soar This Week As Forecast By Met Eireann

Some much needed sunlight is set to make appearances this week with the possibility of highest temperatures reaching 18 degrees on Thursday, as forecast by Met Eireann. The Irish will…

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Food & Drink

Watch: Bizarre Foods Explores Irish Cuisine

Bizarre Foods is a travel and cuisine television show hosted by Andrew Zimmern. The Garda Post takes a look back at a broadcast made exploring all the “bizarre” foods across…

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Irish News

This Week’s National Forecast In Aftermath of Ophelia

The Garda Retired Post would like to pay tribute to those who sadly lost loved ones yesterday. Clare O’ Neill (58) died after the car she was driving in Co…

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