Ireland

Photo: VM, Temple Ireland has two official languages, English and Gaeilge (Irish). While everybody learns both at school, less than 5% of the population speaks Gaeilge on a daily basis. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Sje7QyHxtU5ouizd6 HeadlinesIreland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels Embedded Tweets Recommended Listening Cities Planeta.com

Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTE)

Logo Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTÉ) – rte.ie – is the national public service broadcaster of Ireland. Listen live and listen back to the programs. Key Linksrte.ierte.ie/radio1rte.ie/radiovFacebook: Radio1Facebook: [email protected]@RTERadio1 RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachtarte.ie/rnagListen [email protected] QuotablesThe more we look back, the more we can look forward. Bealaí gur féidir éisteacht = Ways …

South Wind Blows

Logo Recommended listening: Ireland’s fabulous music show South Wind Blows – rte.ie/radio1/south-wind-blows – is presented by Philip King and crafted on the edge of Europe, from the most westerly tip. “The music is eclectic and personal, informed by Kings’ own music odyssey spanning more than 30 years and enriched by his personal archive collected out …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. 2020 dates: August 15-23. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in …

Ireland Links

Photo: NASA Goddard, Sunny Day in Ireland Links related to Ireland presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesManifestos show disconnect from environmental realityAn Irish pub born in the Dark Ages – BBCWe have a new word for that feeling when travel makes everything newBrexit: UK needs to reveal solution to North Border, says VaradkarClare is being …

Bloomsday

Photo: Joyce Wikipedia: Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, observed annually in Dublin and elsewhere on 16 June, the day his 1922 novel Ulysses takes place in 1904, the date of his first outing with his wife-to-be, Nora Barnacle, and named after its protagonist Leopold Bloom. Embedded …

Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath

Photo: Damian Synnott, Connacht/Munster lineout Dublin (Baile Átha Cliath) is the capital and most populous city of Ireland and is located in the province of Leinster near the midpoint of Ireland’s east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/MFGL8ia8WTp81zY69 Features Dublin Flowers Bloomsday Planeta.com Dublin Links Ireland Ireland Links Cities

Saint Patrick’s Day

Poster Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17. Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! = Happy St Patrick’s Day to you! Hashtag: #StPatricksDay Greetings to our friends in Ireland and our Irish friends around the world. What began as a religious feast day honoring St Patrick (Patricius, or Padraig) has become an international festival. Questions Sláinte! What …

Dublin Flowers

Photo: q phia, flower lady We love Dublin and coverage from Lovin Dublin about the ongoing story about flower sellers in … Dublin, Ireland. Tip from Catherine Mack If you’re going to Dublin on your travels, please visit the flower sellers, buy some flowers and share your pics on social media. Tell the govt @Failte_Ireland …