World Irish Dance Championships Belfast is hosting the World Irish Dance Championships from April 10-17 and for the first time, the event will be streamed online in its entirety (via subscription) on FeisTV. This annual event, which draws thousands of Irish dancers from around the world, is hosted by An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha (The Irish Dancing Commission) In 1975, at … [Read more...] about News Roundup April 9, 2022
Ireland Expels Four Russian Officials Four senior officials at the Russian Embassy in Dublin have been asked to leave Ireland, the Taoiseach confirmed this week. Micheál Martin informed the Dáil of the development, which came after security advised the Taoiseach on Monday. Russian Ambassador to Ireland Yuri Filatov had been summoned to a meeting at the Department of Foreign … [Read more...] about News Roundup April 2, 2022
Kerry Town Named Among Europe's Most Beautiful The scenic village of Kenmare, nestled on the Kerry coastline, has been named by CNN Travel as one of the most beautiful towns in Europe. Surrounded by sea and mountains, including Ireland’s tallest, the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Kenmare also lies in close proximity to the breathtaking Killarney National Park. CNN Travel … [Read more...] about Hibernia: News From Ireland
Irish Minister Evacuated from Belfast Venue After Security Alert Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney was evacuated from an event in Northern Ireland on Friday after an armed hijacking in the area. Coveney was attending an event by the John and Pat Hume Foundation in Belfast when a vehicle was hijacked by armed individuals who forced the driver to bring them the venue … [Read more...] about News Roundup March 26, 2022
That’s the big question the Irish – north and south, and on both sides of the Atlantic – will be asking when they tune into the Academy Awards ceremonies on Sunday, March 27th, at The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. No matter who wins, it’s going to be a big night for the Irish. Van Morrison, Jessie Buckley and Ciarán Hinds join Branagh as Irish-born entertainers looking to grab … [Read more...] about Hibernia Arts: Will this finally be the year for Kenneth Branagh?