CHRISTMAS is the most magical time of year in Ireland, where the festive atmosphere is not to be missed. Cheerful Christmas markets spring up all across the island, traditional decoration displays are top class, and bars are bustling. Family and friends are reuniting by the crackling peat fires with a hot toddy or creamy pint. ThisRead more..
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Margaret Molloy has tied her pride in her Irish heritage with her love of fashion and social media expertise to create the #WearingIrish social media initiative. ℘℘℘ In March 2016, Molloy, the New York-based global chief marketing officer for branding firm Siegel+Gale, began sharing photos of various Irish fashion pieces on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram,Read more..
Fun Festivals in Ireland and Irish America ℘℘℘ Wexford Festival Opera The 66th Wexford Festival Opera will take place between October 19 and November 5, showcasing Medea by Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842), Margherita by Jacopo Foroni (1825-1858) and Risurrezione by Franco Alfano (1875-1954). Since first taking place in October 1951, Wexford Festival Opera has grown intoRead more..
A 102-year old Jesuit priest in Hong Kong, who is also the last living son of executed Rising leader Michael Mallin, was awarded the Freedom of the City of Dublin. Mallin, was presented with the award at a ceremony in Hong Kong in March. Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaig stated that Fr. MallinRead more..
Irish American astronaut Scott Kelly returned from a year in space after taking part in a NASA study, analyzing the impacts long-term space travel can have on the human body. The mission was aimed at paving the way for an eventual mission to Mars. While Scott was in space, his twin brother Mark, also anRead more..