Ballet Ireland Brings Romeo and Juliet To Thurles

Based on Shakespeare’s tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet is one of the greatest love stories of all time. Against a backdrop of ancient feuds and gang warfare, the ill-fated young couple falls hopelessly in love, but their families are bitter enemies.  ​Shakespeare’s tragic tale is transported from the streets of medieval Verona […]

Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike

On Monday 17 September 1917 a request was made by the Defence of the Realm prisoners in Mountjoy prison for prisoner-of-war treatment.  When this request was refused the prisoners began a hunger strike. At 5 p.m. on 25 September, Thomas Ashe was transferred to the Mater Hospital where he died at 10.30 p.m. An inquest into his death was […]

PictureHouse Announce New Album “How Can I Explain How This Came To Be?”

PictureHouse have today announced details of a compilation of some of the band’s favorite tracks spanning the period around their first two albums. Having freed themselves from one record label in 1995 and eventually signing with a major label for their first two albums, the band became live favorites around Europe supporting the likes of […]

Wicked Flies Back To Ireland In 2018

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is thrilled to announce that WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will fly back to Dublin in 2018. The spectacular, multi record-breaking and critically acclaimed touring production will return for a strictly limited 7 week run from 17 […]

Award Winning Irish Travel Films To Feature At Immrama Festival

An exploration of travel and tales of travel will be told at the fifteenth annual Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing this June 14th to 18th in county Waterford. Opening the festival will be the screening of two award winning travel documentary films produced by Paddy Hayes.   Mongolian Rhapsody and Jamaican Rhapsody are a […]

Fleadh Cheoil Luimnígh On The June Bank Holiday In Kilfinane

What a weekend we here at Ballyhoura CCE have in-store for you all!  For Competitors, Trad Lovers, Families, Foodies and the Outdoor Enthusiasts, there is something to offer everyone!  Alongside the competitions, which all Limerick competitors must enter to progress to the All Ireland Fleadh, the weekend has a great Fringe Festival.  A top line […]

Like A Ticket To Ride? Asks Irish Ferries

In partnership with Staffordshire’s Alton Towers Resort, Irish Ferries has announced a family-friendly deal to mark the reopening of Britain’s top theme park for the 2017 season on March 25th next. The offer, valid for travel until May 20th, sees two adults and two children under 10 enjoy a three-night stay with breakfast at the nearby Holiday Inn Express for […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland signs up to save energy with SEAI

Inland Fisheries Ireland has officially signed up to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) Partnership Programme which helps integrate energy management into public sector organisations. As an environmental agency, Inland Fisheries Ireland is committed to improving energy efficiency for the benefit of the environment and the organisation and this partnership will provide a strong […]

Over ninety private water supplies, affecting over 5,400 people, were found to be on boil water notices, says EPA

One fifth of the population, mostly in rural areas, get their drinking water from private water supplies. The remainder of the population are supplied by public water supplies which are the responsibility of Irish Water. Boil water notices were imposed on 94 private water supplies during the 2015 reporting period, affecting a population of over […]

The High Kings Extend Grace And Glory Tour into March/April

The High Kings, the true heirs of Ireland’s folk heritage, have just announced the addition of 13 new Irish shows on their hugely successful Grace & Glory Tour in response to the unprecedented demand for tickets on the current leg of the Tour, with most shows sold-out across the country in December and January. The High […]

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