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Have You Seen Yuyu Abe? He's Trying To Drink A Pint In Every Pub In Dublin! Irish News, Have You Seen, Guinness, Dublin, Drinks, Drinking, Beverages, Drink, Beverage

Have You Seen Yuyu Abe? He's Trying To Drink A Pint In Every Pub In Dublin!

A mysterious figure has been spotted travelling Dublin and drinking a Guinness in each and every pub. Yuya Abe came to attention when he visited Slattery's. They were so impressed with his quest that they posted about him on their Facebook page. Being decent sorts they also gave him his pint for free. From what…

Letterkenny Is The Tidiest Town In Ireland Ireland Country, Irish English, Roads And Streets, Irish Landscape, Emerald Isle, Donegal, Going Home, Ireland Travel, Northern Ireland

Letterkenny Is The Tidiest Town In Ireland

Letterkenny has been identified as the Tidiest Town in Ireland. The Tidy Towns competition has been running since 1958 and Letterkenny has entered every year since 1959. This year 862 towns and villages entered The competition is organised by the Irish Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government in order to honour the tidiest…

30 airport hacks that every traveler should know. Traveling is fun and exciting, but getting through the airport can be a hectic experience. Check out these travel hacks to make your next trip stress-free. Shiga, Voyager C'est Vivre, Airport Hacks, Airport Security, Airport Wifi, Boeing 777, Long Haul, Cheap Flights, Study Abroad

Ireland Has The Highest Emigration In The OECD

Emigration has always been a factor in Ireland but it's now at some of the highest levels for a century. So high that there are now a third fewer young people than just 7 years ago! Figures from both the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD) and the Central Statistics Office (CSO)show that in 2014…

"The Corbomite Maneuver" Star Trek TOS 1966 Leonard Nimoy Spock First Officer Nims Star Trek Spock, Star Wars, Star Trek Tos, James T Kirk, Captain Janeway, Star Trek 1966, Star Trek Episodes, Irish News, Leonard Nimoy

Irish Students Are Being Taught Incorrect Facts About Star Trek For Leaving Cert!

The Leaving Certificate is a serious exam. It decides the ability of students to go to university or not. So when it teaches incorrect facts - about Mr. Spock no less - it's going to raise concerns. The issue was spotted by David McCullagh who broadcast the shocking misinformation to the world on Twitter... I…

3 Of The Worlds 4 Friendliest Cities Are In Ireland Irish News, Clean Sweep, Cities In Europe, Travel And Leisure, Dublin, South Carolina, Sexy Men, Told You So, Names

3 Of The Worlds 4 Friendliest Cities Are In Ireland

Last week Condé Nast named Dublin the friendliest city in Europe. Now Travel + Leisure has gone farther and said that 3 of the four friendliest cities in the world are Irish. The magazine conducts annual "Best Of" surveys in annumber of categories and in the "Friendliest City" only Charleston, South Carolina prevented Ireland from…

McDonald's launches new Irish burger: the McMór Irish News, Cabbage And Bacon, Mcdonalds, Cheddar, Hamburger, Ireland, Sandwiches, Rolls, Artisan

McDonalds "Artisan" Burger Is "Artisan" No More.

Remember McDonalds Irish Artisan Burger which featured Bacon, Cabbage, and Potato? The one released yesterday? Well It's no longer Artisan. The new burger called The McMór might have seemed like a parody of Irishness but McDonalds were very serious about it. They printed tons of material explaining how it represented Ireland and, most importantly, how…

Born Without Limbs, This Irish Woman Is The ‘Outstanding Young Person Of The World’ Irish News, Woman, Women

Born Without Limbs, This Irish Woman Is The ‘Outstanding Young Person Of The World’

Joanne O'Riordan from Millstreet, Co. Cork was born without limbs. But that hasn't stopped her and today she was pronounced the "Outstanding Young Person of the World" by Junior Chambers International. Joanne is one of only seven people in the world with total amelia, a condition which resulted in her being born without limbs. She…

A Drone Flew Through St. Patricks Cathedral - And Made This Amazing Video Church Of Ireland, Irish News, Art History, Video Drone, Cathedral, Stairs, St Patrick, Travel, Culture

A Drone Flew Through St. Patricks Cathedral - And Made This Amazing Video

St. Patricks Cathedral is the largest church in Ireland. Hundreds of thousands visit it every year either for services or as tourists. But none have seen it like this drone has! The Church of Ireland Cathedral was founded in 1191. It is one of 2 Church of Ireland Cathedrals in Dublin and has a 43…

Condé Nast Magazine Has Named Dublin The Friendliest City In Europe Irish News, Cities In Europe, Travel Magazines, Krakow, New Zealand, Cool Pictures, Neon Signs, City, World

Condé Nast Magazine Has Named Dublin The Friendliest City In Europe

According to the premier travel magazine, Condé Nast, Dublin is the friendliest city in Europe. Only Sydney is a friendlier city world-wide. The result was of course welcomed by Torism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons who said: “Again and again, our research shows us that the friendliness of our people is one of our unique selling…

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A Man Was Tasered For Trying To Bring A Man Purse To Belfast

You thought Ryanair were tough on luggage allowance? A man on an Easyjet flight was tasered when he insisted in bringing a man purse to Belfast. The incident leading to the man’s arrest happened on board an Easyjet flight waiting to depart from Gatwick to Belfast at just after 8am. Suffolk Police explained the incident:…

Irish tourist visiting Abu Dhabi takes taxi driver to Ferrari World theme park to 'make his dreams come true' - Weird News - News - The Independent Roller Coaster Ride, Roller Coasters, Dubai Tour, Irish News, Ferrari World, Good News Stories, Weird News, Dubai Travel, Taxi Driver

Is This Cork Man Decent Or What?

One Cork man travelled to Dubai for business. What he did there helped make the day of a hard-working Indian taxi driver. Liam Murphy from Blarney in Co. Cork works with EMC. He was travelling alone to Dubai for a few days for work. While there he decided to visit Ferrari World theme park in…

Irish Men Are The Sexiest In The World Irish News, World, Sexy, The World

Girls You Don't Know How Lucky You Are - Irish Men Are The Sexiest In The World.

According to a recent survey of more than 66,000 women, Irish men were voted the sexiest in the world. This follows our recent win as the sexiest accent. The survey was organised by dating website MissTravel and consisted of feedback by 66,039 women. In total 7,862 of those women voted Irish men the sexiest. Australians…

Dublin is probably most famous for its lively pubs. Here we list 13 themed pubs in Dublin that were once music shops, morgues and even a pig slaughterhouse. E Dublin, Airport Signs, Irish News, Dublin Airport, Best Pubs, Study Abroad, Roller Coaster, No Time For Me, Ireland

Have You Been Defrauded By Major Retailers At Dublin Airport?

Major retailers at Dublin and other airports throughout the country may have been defrauding customers and the government for years. If you have ever been asked to present your boarding pass outside the Duty Free section of the airport you may have been deliberately overcharged. This has been a common ploy of major retailers for…

When You See What This Man Did For A Stranger Your Faith In Humanity Will Be Restored Irish News, Faith In Humanity, This Man, Still Have, Pray, Restoration, Shit Happens, Humanity Restored

When You See What This Man Did For A Stranger Your Faith In Humanity Will Be Restored

A Belfast woman contacted a seller in London about a NutriBullet blender he had advertised for sale. She wanted it for her mother who has advanced cancer. What happened next will totally restore your faith in humanity Cara Grace Duggan was looking for an expensive 'pro' version of the high performance juicer to hopefully help…

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A Single Battery Killed 20 Calves in Kerry

Twenty young calves were killed by a single battery in a field in Kerry last week. Gardai are investigating the deaths. The 20 calves were in a single field in Tarbert in North Kerry. The farmer discovered 14 dead and informed the Gardai. Since then a further six who were ill have died. The cause…

Bell Ringer Wanted for Century Shandon Church In Cork Irish News, Cork City, Bell Ringers, St Anne, In The Heart, 17th Century, Ireland, Tower, Rook

Bell Ringer Wanted for 17th Century Shandon Church In Cork

Ringing the Shandon Bells is one of the most popular tourist activities in Cork. Now the opportunity to do it as a job is open! Shandon Bells, St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Tower Manager to manage and promote this iconic tourist attraction in the heart of Cork City.…