Ireland

Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West chose the Emerald Isle for their honeymoon

Newlyweds Kim Kardashian and Kanye West surprised fans when they jetted off to Ireland for their romantic five-day honeymoon, but the new Mrs West has since revealed the reason behind...

Inspirational Dublin pubs



It is impossible not to be inspired by Dublin. Whether it's the worn cobblestones of the Temple Bar district or the aroma of Guinness along the River Liffey, there's something...

'The Quiet Man' movie trail

For the film, the American director of Irish descent created the now mythical town of Innisfree as a setting for the love story between the former boxer Sean Thornton, portrayed...

The natural wonders of the world

The idea of listing the wonders of the world is hardly a new thing. The historian Herodotus compiled his own list way back in the fifth century BC, and from...

Farmer tells Rihanna she is too raunchy for his land

Rihanna got her marching orders after a farmer objected to the pop star peeling off her clothes while filming a new video on his land – but she received a...

Barack and Michelle sip pints of Guinness in the President's ancestral home

"We are thrilled to be here," President Barack Obama said as he greeted Ireland's president Mary McAleese on Monday. Despite the grey skies looming over the Emerald Isle, the 49-year-old...

Horse-owning Queen indulges equestrian passion on historic Ireland trip

It certainly wouldn't grab as many headlines as the other parts of her historic Ireland trip. But the smile on her face said it all – the Queen was thrilled...

Queen continues journey of reconciliation in Ireland as she visits Croke Park

The Queen won widespread respect as she bowed her head in Dublin's Garden of Remembrance in silent recognition of those who died fighting against the British crown.And on Wednesday the...

Queen's sartorial tribute to Irish hosts on historic bridge-building trip

Smiling widely, the Queen stepped down from her plane to begin a trip 100 years in the making. Suitably dressed in green, she became the first reigning monarch to set...

The castle gems of the Emerald Isle

From Cork to Antrim, from Mayo to Offaly, practically every Irish county boasts its castle, and the country is dotted with these great monuments. Whether you choose to go visiting...

Go green for St Paddy's Day

If he were alive today, St. Patrick would probably find it all a bit hard to believe. Ireland, the country where he's the patron saint, may be a relatively small...

Muhammad Ali shows his fighting spirit during trip to home of Irish ancestors

For a moment he was transformed once again into the legendary boxer who made his mark on history. With a steely look in his eyes, Muhammad Ali raised his fists...



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