Visit Derry-Londonderry – the first UK City of Culture & discover an old city that’s young at heart!
2013 is without a doubt the year of Ireland. With Derry~Londonderry being the UK City of Culture and named as one of Lonely Planet’s ‘top ten cities in the world to visit in 2013’, there is no better excuse to come this year – especially with the ...
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Kilkenny calls out to Clooney clan26 March 2013
George Clooney, Ireland’s new favourite son, has become part of The Gathering excitement with a festival and documentary dedicated to his County Kilkenny heritage.
Ahoy there! Come aboard for Gathering Cruise19 March 2013
A flotilla of yachts from across the UK, Europe and further afield will be setting sail for the cruise of a lifetime around the coastline of the Emerald Isle this summer.
Follow the leaders into the Irish high life19 March 2013
As the leaders of the free world have slightly booked it out,rooms won´t be available for a few days in June.
Mournes walking festival offers high drama19 March 2013
The Mourne International Walking Festival is inviting walkers of all types to lace up their boots and step out on the highest and most dramatic mountain range in Northern Ireland.
Irish literary events inspire readers and writers19 March 2013
Ireland will be an inspirational literary hotbed this summer as avid bookworms and aspiring wordsmiths let their curiosity and creative talent loose in the land of saints and scholars.
Bloom - a floral delight for visiting Ireland19 March 2013
Dublin will burst into radiance this summer as Ireland’s largest garden, food and family event arrives in the Phoenix Park for its annual splash of colour and sunshine.
Iconic Game of Thrones thrills in show´s home19 March 2013
Fans of the globally popular HBO® TV series Game of Thrones are in for a double treat in the home of the show’s production, Belfast and Northern Ireland.
New Facebook app to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day will deliver a giant green global canvas7 March 2013
If you ever fancied yourself as an artist, then a new free facebook app The Dublin Doodle is for you.
Internationally-known Dublin comedian Andrew Maxwell is the star of Tourism Ireland’s brand new short film to promote The Gathering Ireland 2013. Since the film was posted on YouTube it has already been viewed over 725,000 times.
Gathering puts its stamp on invites to Ireland15 February 2013
A new eye-catching postage stamp celebrating the huge range and sheer number of events planned for The Gathering 2013 in Ireland will soon be making its way around the globe.
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"Ireland’s famous fish and chip shops ‘Beshoffs’ was founded by Ivan Beshoff, a Ukranian-born seaman who arrived on Irish shores in 1914. He opened his first chip shop in 1922 in Dublin."
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