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'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
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'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?

Jul 5th 2021, 1:13 PM 35,793 Views 29 Comments

Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.

Lord Of The Rings and Chariots Of Fire star Ian Holm dies aged 88
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Lord Of The Rings and Chariots Of Fire star Ian Holm dies aged 88

Jun 19th 2020, 1:43 PM 23,112 Views 26 Comments

The actor died peacefully in hospital.

Quiz: How well do you know Lord of the Rings?
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Quiz: How well do you know Lord of the Rings?

Apr 3rd 2020, 9:00 PM 56,087 Views 26 Comments

One ring to rule them all…

Historic sixth ring for Brady as Patriots down Rams to win Super Bowl 53
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Historic sixth ring for Brady as Patriots down Rams to win Super Bowl 53

Updated Feb 4th 2019, 3:45 AM 18,298 Views 21 Comments

New England beat the Rams by 13-3 in a low-scoring affair.

Andy Serkis did his Gollum voice on Graham Norton and made everybody's night
# Precious
# Precious

Andy Serkis did his Gollum voice on Graham Norton and made everybody's night

Jun 17th 2017, 10:31 AM 7,924 Views 1 Comment

“I’ve loved this singer for so many years – NO YOU DID NOT PRECIOUS.”

A great grandmother has accidentally been praying to a Lord of the Rings figurine
# My Precious
# My Precious

A great grandmother has accidentally been praying to a Lord of the Rings figurine

Jan 4th 2017, 2:54 PM 7,423 Views 10 Comments

She’s now an internet sensation.

This Dublin cinema had a special menu for its Lord of the Rings marathon today
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# Frodonuts

This Dublin cinema had a special menu for its Lord of the Rings marathon today

Aug 27th 2016, 2:43 PM 5,287 Views 2 Comments

Large Pippincorns for all.

A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum
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A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum

Dec 6th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,709 Views 30 Comments

A Turkish doctor could face two years in prison for his tweet.

This stunning footage of Carrauntoohil is like something out of a movie
# Up In The Mountains
# Up In The Mountains

This stunning footage of Carrauntoohil is like something out of a movie

Nov 2nd 2015, 8:42 AM 4,401 Views 3 Comments

Lord of the Rings much…?

6 times Christopher Lee was more than just the 'scary guy' from the movies
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# RIP

6 times Christopher Lee was more than just the 'scary guy' from the movies

Jun 11th 2015, 2:13 PM 4,206 Views 0 Comments

The legendary actor has died at the age of 93.

Somebody actually drew Middle-Earth on a Starbucks cup, and it's ridiculously impressive
# Middle Earth
# Middle Earth

Somebody actually drew Middle-Earth on a Starbucks cup, and it's ridiculously impressive

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:50 PM 5,093 Views 0 Comments

My precccccious.

Co Cork roundabout makes it into 2015 world roundabouts calendar
# Lord Of The Rings
# Lord Of The Rings

Co Cork roundabout makes it into 2015 world roundabouts calendar

Nov 13th 2014, 8:37 PM 7,411 Views 4 Comments

Yes, there’s a world roundabouts calendar.

Ian McKellen warns college students what'll happen if they don't study
# Where Is Gandalf
# Where Is Gandalf

Ian McKellen warns college students what'll happen if they don't study

Nov 5th 2014, 10:20 AM 2,288 Views 0 Comments

You can probably guess what he says.

This Hobbit-inspired airplane safety video is one you'd actually pay attention to
# Middle Earth
# Middle Earth

This Hobbit-inspired airplane safety video is one you'd actually pay attention to

Oct 23rd 2014, 9:12 PM 2,100 Views 0 Comments

It stars Elijah Wood and Peter Jackson. This is serious, lads.

Have a look at the Lord Of The Rings-themed pub opening in Killarney
# The Shire
# The Shire

Have a look at the Lord Of The Rings-themed pub opening in Killarney

Oct 18th 2014, 2:00 PM 37,325 Views 51 Comments

Pint of Bilbo’s Beer, anyone?

Man torments his poor girlfriend with endless Lord of the Rings quotes
# Where Is Gandalf
# Where Is Gandalf

Man torments his poor girlfriend with endless Lord of the Rings quotes

Oct 7th 2014, 8:51 PM 4,269 Views 4 Comments

“THE BEACONS ARE LIT! GONDOR CALLS FOR AID!”

9 delicious-sounding fictional foods that should definitely exist
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# Tubby Custard

9 delicious-sounding fictional foods that should definitely exist

Sep 6th 2014, 9:30 AM 18,139 Views 23 Comments

Normal food is boring in comparison.

Lord of the Rings' Middle-earth was inspired by... the Burren
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Lord of the Rings' Middle-earth was inspired by... the Burren

Aug 13th 2014, 3:30 PM 21,570 Views 41 Comments

A Derry-based academic says the time Tolkien spent in Ireland inspired his concept.

Tree re-plants itself after being chopped up
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# Lord Of The Rings

Tree re-plants itself after being chopped up

Apr 22nd 2014, 1:27 PM 3,446 Views 1 Comment

Deep roots.

18 events from 2003 to make you feel ancient
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# Dawson's Creek

18 events from 2003 to make you feel ancient

May 18th 2013, 1:00 PM 94,805 Views 64 Comments

Watching The Panel and Cabin Fever, and listening to The Darkness. What an odd year.

Ian McKellen's message to schoolkids is the best ever
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# Life Advice

Ian McKellen's message to schoolkids is the best ever

Apr 4th 2013, 12:18 PM 4,016 Views 0 Comments

Wise words, Gandalf. Wise words.

Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers?
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Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers?

Dec 17th 2012, 8:30 PM 21,095 Views 16 Comments

If you were a NUI Galway student in the late forties… he might have been.

56 people who are REALLY excited about The Hobbit
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# My Precious

56 people who are REALLY excited about The Hobbit

Dec 14th 2012, 12:51 PM 1,193 Views 0 Comments

And one who seems a bit confused.

The Hobbit - is it actually any good?
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# Review

The Hobbit - is it actually any good?

Dec 13th 2012, 9:09 AM 9,568 Views 38 Comments

Patrick McCarry delivers the verdict on Peter Jackson’s new blockbuster… and recognises that chap from Cold Feet.

Second New Zealand volcano 'burps' after eruption
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Second New Zealand volcano 'burps' after eruption

Aug 8th 2012, 9:25 AM 3,479 Views 2 Comments

The threatened eruption comes just days after a long-dorman mountain erupted.

Fantasy films/programmes: Why so serious?
# Fantasy Island
# Fantasy Island

Fantasy films/programmes: Why so serious?

Apr 22nd 2012, 3:00 PM 4,329 Views 22 Comments

Sssshhh don’t tell them it’s not real…

'I'm just worried about the dinosaurs': on set with The Hobbit
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# Work Can Wait

'I'm just worried about the dinosaurs': on set with The Hobbit

Mar 2nd 2012, 12:00 PM 3,350 Views 4 Comments

Peter Jackson’s latest video blog shows some of the challenges facing his crew while filming in New Zealand.

Want to go to Middle Earth on holidays? Here's the next best thing...
# Hobbit House
# Hobbit House

Want to go to Middle Earth on holidays? Here's the next best thing...

Aug 13th 2011, 2:49 PM 726 Views 0 Comments

A hobbit house, complete with Bilbo and Frodo as neighbours, has been built in Montana.