Memorial Day: The Sullivan Brothers As the United States mourns the many fallen military personnel who have served the nation, Irish America remembers the Sullivan brothers who died during World War II. All five brothers had been serving aboard the USS Juneau when it was torpedoed by the Japanese on November 13, 1942. The brothers perished in the attack during the naval battle … [Read more...] about News Roundup May 28, 2022
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
By Deaglán de Bréadún
Tourism is an important element of the Irish economy and it has suffered greatly because of the restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic. A whole raft of conditions has been applied to inward travel.
Outward travel has also been restricted and Irish people’s passion for heading off to Spain, Portugal, and other sunny destinations for a break has … [Read more...] about Ireland’s Tourism
Prospects Are Improving