Comeback Katie Wins in Madison Square Garden Saturday 30 April saw midtown Manhattan painted green after Ireland’s own Katie Taylor beat Amanda Serrano in what has been described as the “biggest women’s fight of all time”. The fight, billed as 'For History', was the first women’s boxing match to headline Madison Square Garden and has since been dubbed the fight of the … [Read more...] about News Roundup May 7, 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
On June 3, 1944, Maureen Flavin turned 21, on the same day she also changed the course of history with the meteorological information she recorded while working as a post office assistant. During World War II, Maureen, who hails from Knockanure, County Kerry was working overnight in Blacksod, County Mayo, when she completed one of her daily tasks at 1:00, am, examining the air … [Read more...] about The Irish Woman Whose Weather Forecast Influenced D-Day Scheduling
National Folk Theatre of Ireland Training Academy
Centuries ago in Ireland, dancing teachers would tour the land, teaching people the steps involved in jigs, reels, and hornpipes. They would pass on these traditions by dancing beside their students, step by rhythmic step.
Now, thanks to the internet, you can learn from today’s dance masters in your own home.
Siamsa Tíre, … [Read more...] about Sharing the Tradition:
Irish Munnix Dance Workshops
Munster is located in the southern part of Ireland and consists of six counties: Cork, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, and Waterford. Its main centers of population include Cork City, the country’s third-largest city after Dublin and Belfast; Limerick, the nearest city to Shannon Airport; and Waterford, on the southeast coast. It boasts a wide range of scenery, including the … [Read more...] about Magnificent Munster