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The Explainer: Why is Ireland delaying the reopening of pubs again?
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The Explainer: Why is Ireland delaying the reopening of pubs again?

Aug 5th 2020, 7:30 PM 21,102 Views 46 Comments

Why was the decision made, and what sort of risks were being balanced? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

Opinion: At a club football match on a cold and rainy, dismal evening - I fell in love with Gaelic games
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Opinion: At a club football match on a cold and rainy, dismal evening - I fell in love with Gaelic games

May 4th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,064 Views 7 Comments

I love the sense of community spirit that is manifest at every match. Throughout Ireland, the GAA is the glue that binds residents together, writes Larry Donnelly.

Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard
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Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard

Oct 19th 2015, 5:36 PM 501 Views 96 Comments

Ireland’s dirty secret is that the Carrickmines tragedy could happen in any parish in the country, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

Irish-speaking family threatened with deportation given work visas and permission to stay
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Irish-speaking family threatened with deportation given work visas and permission to stay

Jun 26th 2015, 6:46 PM 37,483 Views 69 Comments

Six weeks ago, the Ware family were given a month to leave Ireland. Today, they got the news they’ve been waiting for.

Column: Feast, love, enjoy – and welcome the Irish spring!
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Column: Feast, love, enjoy – and welcome the Irish spring!

Feb 1st 2015, 8:45 AM 601 Views 15 Comments

Today, the 1st of February, is the first day of (Irish) springtime. Celebrate with some traditional festive foods of the season.

Extract: The bits of Irish history you weren't taught at school
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Extract: The bits of Irish history you weren't taught at school

Oct 26th 2014, 12:00 PM 844 Views 50 Comments

Do you remember when ‘I Shot JR’ windscreen sticker were ubiquitous or The Hucklebuck dominated the Irish music scene?

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish
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What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish

Oct 31st 2012, 12:56 PM 42,020 Views 34 Comments

Italia 90, pub etiquette, tracksuit bottoms… here’s what our American friends think of us.

Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too
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Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too

Oct 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 482 Views 32 Comments

Raising a child between two cultures is never easy – especially when you’re halfway round the world, writes Paul Garrigan.

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride
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Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride

May 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 89 Views 199 Comments

Ireland has a heritage that is the envy of the world, writes Jillian Godsil. We should remember that when building our future.

The 'piebald pony' effect - Are Ireland's economic woes linked to its culture?
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The 'piebald pony' effect - Are Ireland's economic woes linked to its culture?

Dec 22nd 2010, 9:51 AM 1,303 Views 0 Comments

Once again, international commentary on Ireland’s economy seems to focus excessively on Irish culture – with a New York Times piece being the latest to join the list.