Home - Author Archives: Liam (page 22)

Author Archives: Liam

The Year in Pictures

RTE.ie have a pretty cool photo collection of the years events with a strong Irish theme throughout. Some of the photos include: Barack Obama’s visit to Ireland Michael D. Higgins election Dublin’s All Ireland win Cork Airport crash The British Royal wedding Queen Elizabeth’s visit to Ireland Numerous world event’s such as the anti-government protests in Cairo, and pictures from ... Read More »

Merry Christmas

Just wanting to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year for 2012. We hope the coming year brings you plenty of joy and prosperity. Best wishes, and God Bless. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth’s speech to give Irish tourism a boost

Queen Elizabeth is due to give her annual Christmas Day speech this Sunday, and she is expected to reflect at length on her trip to Ireland, which she considered to be a huge success. The Queen’s speech reaches millions of viewers and listeners from around the world, and the speech is expected to have a positive affect on tourism to ... Read More »

Chords and words to Irish songs

Came across a website today on StumbleUpon that has pdfs containing Irish songs (Words and Chords). A great resource if you want to line up a sing-song or learn to play a few songs on your guitar. Sample songs include Whiskey in the Jar, The Parting Glass, The Spanish Lady, Finnegan’s Wake, and The Rocky Road to Dublin. Check it ... Read More »

Index of Irish and other charities

Looking to enlighten someones life this Christmas or holiday season? Well good for you. If you need a little help in deciding where to make a donation, then consider looking at IndexIreland. Whether you want to make a child smile at Christmas by sending a toy, or by assisting a family in need, or even by making a donation to ... Read More »

Adopt a Donkey

A Donegal donkey sanctuary is running an “Adopt-A-Donkey” appeal for Christmas. A great cause that badly needs you donations. Watch the video here. Read More »

Blarney Castle Owner in Horse Dispute

The owner of Blarney Castle has gone up against a bloodstock agent in a battle over the ownership rights of a racehorse. ¬†Charles Colthurst, owner of Blarney Castle, claimed the horse was a gift to him, while his friend Hugo Merry, insisted the horse was part of a 60:40 ownership agreement. A judge in the Cork Circuit Court ruled in ... Read More »

Google’s Zeitgeist list released – top Irish searches

The Top 10 searches on Google in Ireland in 2011 were: Donedeal iPhone 5 Rugby World Cup Saorview Pippa Middleton Tayto Park Imogen Thomas Galway Races 2011 Jessie J Steve Jobs For more searches and Top 10’s of 2011 go to¬†http://www.google.com/zeitgeist/ Read More »