Sometimes I try to recall the moment I chose to move to Ireland, and that memory is not there. There was never a moment when I said to myself “Ok,… [Continue Reading]
Rapid, precise and beautiful steps, colourful dresses, fancy curly wigs…and a lot of Gaelic language. That is how Irish dancing looks (and sounds) like. Read the article to find out more about it.
Relatively unknown outside Ireland and Great-Britain, albeit over 2,00 years old, hurling – or Iománaíocht in Gaelic – is third most popular sport in Ireland. It is hard to compare it to anything else for it is quite unique – and sometimes even dangerous!
For the second instalment of our series “away from home”, I met French globetrotter Guy, who lives in Phibsborough, a district of the suburbs of Dublin.
“I always wanted to go to an English speaking country to learn to speak English fluently. An association next to where I lived in Valence, in France offered me a three month internship in Ireland, I took up the opportunity Since then I have been working as a sales assistant in a toy and video game shop.”
It’s this time of the year again! On Thursday 17th March, Ireland is celebrating its national bank holiday – Saint Patrick’s Day. Saying that Ireland’s national day is popular at home would be a euphemism, however “Paddy’s Day”, as they call it, is known and celebrated all over the world.