Irish Stories

The Irish flag meaning and the powerful story behind it

The tricolour can be spotted all over the world, but what exactly does it represent? Here is the Irish flag meaning...

Top 5 Irish prison breakouts of all time, RANKED

Prison breakouts have always fascinated people everywhere, and the Irish have gone down in history with some of the most spectacular...

Top 10 counties in Ireland with the most pubs per person

It’s no secret that Ireland has a pub on almost every corner, so here are the ten counties in Ireland with...

Top 8 reasons people fail the driving test in Ireland

Recent figures from the Irish Road Safety Authority show that approximately 48% of candidates fail their driving test each year. Here...

Top 6 reasons why Kerry men really aren’t stupid

Kerry men are clever. We know, hear us out. Let us explain the six reasons why Kerry men really aren't stupid. Yeah,...

10 important things to know before going to Ireland

Ready to start your Irish adventure? We want you to experience the Emerald the best way possible - so check out...

Today marks the 98th anniversary since assassination of Michael Collins

It's almost 100 years since Michael Collins was assassinated. Here, we take a quick look over his remarkable life. On the...

‘If life is like a box of chocolates, it doesn’t last long’ confirms fat bastard

A local, big fat bastard astounded friends and family last night when he became deeply philosophical as he stared into his...

Top 10 best Irish drinking songs, RANKED

No visit to Ireland is complete without a pub crawl. Prepare yourself with our list of the top 10 best Irish...

The 10 best Irish rebel songs, ranked

The history of the Emerald Isle is one of struggle and rebellion, with its story sang from county to county in...

10 best Irish actors of all time, Ranked

Ireland’s contribution to the world of acting is sizeable – with many of the best Irish actors making names for themselves...

10 best Irish bands of all time, Ranked

You can’t make a list of the best Irish bands of all time and not expect massive backlash – we Irish...

INTERVIEW: Photographer Eric Luke reveals experiences of with U2, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley and more

Eric Luke's career in photojournalism spans almost five decades. Working for the Irish Times, Eric has covered major news events including...

The Irish Celtic symbol for family

Looking for a gift for a loved one, or an idea for a new tattoo? Delve deeper in the rich world...

Is Northern Ireland safe to visit? (What you need to know)

Are you asking yourself is Northern Ireland safe to visit? Look no further. Check out our guide for all you need...

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