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 Read More »

What’s happening in Ireland in 2012

2011 is fast coming to an end, but there are some great festivals and activities lined up around the country for 2012. Whether you live in Ireland and are looking for something to do, or are planning a trip to the emerald isle this coming year, our month-by-month slider below will keep you busy during your time there. Read More »

The Flying Toads

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Free 2012 Calendar

If you’re looking for a 2012 Calendar, then look no further 🙂 Download our calendar using the 2 links below (2 zip files). There are some great pictures from all around Ireland – beautiful ocean views, Cliffs of Moher scenery, the Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle and more. If a printed calendar isn’t for you, then maybe you can use the ... Read More »

Free Download – The Family Tree

I’ve created and made available a free download of a family tree chart, to help you document your ancestry. Instructions: 1. Fill it out putting as much detail as possible that you know about the person (dates and places of birth/death, maiden names, occupation, etc). 2. If you find that you need to go back further than a great-great grandparent, ... Read More »