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The times and the winds, they are a-changing

On Thursday night I watched a debacular political sketch on TV3 that was worthy of ranking with the most offensive cartoons ever printed in Punch magazine in the early 20th century deriding the Irish as simian and savage. noch 952 Wörter

Life Imitates Art - Weekly Photo Challenge

Paul Henry, an Irish artist, from Belfast is best known for his paintings of landscapes of the west of Ireland. Many of his pictures depict white-washed, thatched cottages and puffy white clouds in blue skies, with mountain in the background. noch 77 Wörter

Weekly Photo Challenge

At Turin Hotel, a Minimalist Mood, With a Dash of History by INGRID K. WILLIAMS


At the NH Collection Torino Piazza Carlina, tasteful design and a touch of history in a city-center location is a winning combination. noch 12 Wörter

Patrick Bruen

At Dorset Restaurant, Sophistication by the Sea by CHERYL LU-LIEN TAN


In rural England, the Seaside Boarding House has a menu and sensibility of London, with a touch of beach culture.

Published: February 14, 2016 at 12:00AM… noch 7 Wörter

Patrick Bruen

Amid the Noise and Haste

Ireland is in a whirl of activity at the moment as we prepare for a host of high key national events over the next couple of months: noch 152 Wörter

Garrarus Beach Co. Waterford

Waking Ned Devine (1998)

Rating: C+/ Although not entirely without it’s merits, Waking Ned Devine is a mostly silly and unsubstantial Irish comedy with few real laughs. It doesn’t help that the main character, Jackie O’Shea (Ian Bannen,) is startlingly unlikable. noch 601 Wörter

The sliding history of the League of Ireland

THE AVERAGE ATTENDANCE AT LEAGUE OF IRELAND MATCHES in 2014 was just 1,559. In the same year, 120,000 Irish fans travelled to attend Premier League games, accounting for 15 per cent of the overall attendance in England’s top division. noch 2.747 Wörter