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Senegalese-American woman goes viral with hilarious video after app says she’s Irish

Astuanta Niang's reaction to being labeled as "Irish" has scored her millions of views and reactions across social media

Astuanta Niang has legions of new fans after a trendy app labeled the Senegalese-American woman as Irish.

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yesterday 21:13 open_in_new
Co Kerry politician releases Come Out Ye Black and Tans inspired campaign video

Michael Healy-Rae has released a campaign video ahead of the upcoming general election which seeks to take advantage of the new way wave of popularity surrounding the Irish folk song 'Come Out Ye Black and Tans.'

The Independent TD's video, posted on his Facebook and Twitter accounts, ...

yesterday 20:10 open_in_new
Conor McGregor tweets support for Donald Trump “phenomenal” president

Irish UFC champ took to Twitter on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to express his support for Trump who "sits atop the shoulders of many amazing giants".

Just one day after defeating Donald Cerrone in the octagon in just 40 seconds, Dublin Ultimate Fighting Champion Conor McGregor took to ...

yesterday 19:07 open_in_new
Ireland's General Election 2020: who would you vote for?

Ireland's General Election 2020 will be held on February 8 - here is a breakdown of the political parties at play

Ireland’s general election 2020 will be held on Saturday, February 8 after Irish President Michael D. Higgins dissolved the 32nd Dáil Éireann (Irish Parliament) at the ...

yesterday 19:07 open_in_new
Global GAA: Meet the Finnish team recruiting newbies all the time

Set in the unlikely backdrop of Scandinavia, a GAA club in Finland is doing its utmost to recruit new players from all over the world. 

Founded in 2011, Helsinki Harps became the first GAA team in Finland and are still thriving almost a decade later. 

The club is a melting pot of ...

yesterday 18:04 open_in_new
Nóra Quoirin's family sue Malaysian holiday resort over disappearance

The parents of Irish teenager Nóra Quoirin have sued the Malaysian resort she went missing from for alleged negligence and also called on authorities to launch a public inquest into her death. 

Fifteen-year-old Nóra Quoirin disappeared from the Dusun eco-resort she was staying in with ...

yesterday 18:04 open_in_new
Kerry politician releases Come Out Ye Black and Tans inspired campaign video

Michael Healy-Rae has released a campaign video ahead of the upcoming general election which seeks to take advantage of the new way wave of popularity surrounding the Irish folk song 'Come Out Ye Black and Tans.'

The Independent TD's video, posted on his Facebook and Twitter accounts, ...

yesterday 18:04 open_in_new
Great Blasket Island “dream job” posting receives more than 24k applications

People from all around the world have applied for the Great Blasket Island job after the initial posting went viral

The Great Blasket Island job posting in search of caretakers to live on the Irish island has gone viral attracting more than 24k applicants from around the world, much to the ...

yesterday 10:43 open_in_new
Irish-American man kills coyote with his bare hands, saves son's life

Ian O'Reilly is being lauded as a hero having killed a coyote to save his two-year-old son's life in New Hampshire.

Ian O'Reilly and his family were walking along a nature trail in Kensington, NH, when they were attacked by the rabid animal at about 11 a.m., local police confirmed in a ...

yesterday 10:43 open_in_new
New James Bond them singer, Billie Eilish’s Irish roots

Just 18-years-old and already a household name, best known for her chart-topping album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Billie Eilish is proud of her Irish roots and has said Ireland feels like home.

To give the pop-sensation her full name, Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell, ...

yesterday 10:43 open_in_new
Black and Tans farce may show government officials are unserious about United Ireland

What this Black and Tans and RIC controversy really reveals is how dangerously far some in the upper echelons of Fine Gael seem to have decoupled from their nation and its history. 

Fine Gael came in for a much-deserved pasting last week for its shockingly ill-considered attempt to ...

yesterday 10:43 open_in_new
WIN 2 tickets to Riverdance's 25th anniversary show

Riverdance's 25th-anniversary gala show runs from Feb 6th to 9th, with the gala performance to take place on Sun, Feb 9th, 25 years to the day since the Eurovision premiere, in The Point. You could be there with two tickets, a meet and greet with members of the Riverdance cast, and a ...

yesterday 10:43 open_in_new
Calling all ex-pats - what you need to know about Irish finance

John Lowe of Money Doctors shares his wisdom for non-nationals living in Ireland, a section of Irish society that this some island simply can not do without.

John Lowe of Money Doctors, a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland and a qualified financial adviser plus a Personal ...

yesterday 09:40 open_in_new
Paddy Holohan's "beyond offensive" comments show us there's a mountain to climb

What sort of nation are we going to be? That's the question confronting Ireland - due to the major political and social changes of the past decade - this election season

But the standard of the debate isn't always equal to the challenges that are confronting us or the mountain we still ...

yesterday 09:40 open_in_new
Montreal Mayor meets with local Irish community to discuss ongoing concerns

Mayor Valérie Plante had come under fire for refusing to engage in discussions about the Griffintown Light Rail stop

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante has met with members of the local Irish community to discuss a number of issues, including the proposed memorial for Black Rock, as well as ...

yesterday 23:10 open_in_new
Nearly blind Irish man fundraising for cross-Atlantic rowing challenge

Shane Ryan hopes to raise funds and awareness for Vision Sports Ireland

Shane Ryan, a nearly blind man from Co Limerick, is in the midst of preparing and fundraising for the upcoming Atlantic Rowing Challenge which will see him and a team row from Europe to South America.

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2020-01-20 23:04 open_in_new
What's the best GAA club anywhere in the world? IrishCentral wants to find out

IrishCentral is looking to feature the best stories about GAA clubs anywhere in the world as part of our new monthly feature. 

From the small island of Guernsey to the bright lights of Manhattan and from the harsh conditions of Winnipeg to the shores of Western Australia, GAA clubs are ...

2020-01-20 23:04 open_in_new
Ireland has a "sexist" economy with high number of billionaires, says Oxfam

A new Oxfam report has found that Ireland has the fifth-highest amount of billionaires per capita in the world. 

The report, entitled “Time to Care,” also found that there is a growing inequality in the distribution of wealth on the Emerald Isle. 

According to the findings, ...

2020-01-20 22:01 open_in_new
What's the best GAA club anywhere in the world? IrishCentral wants to find out

IrishCentral is looking to feature the best stories about GAA clubs anywhere in the world as part of our new monthly feature. 

From the small island of Guernsey to the bright lights of Manhattan and from the harsh conditions of Winnipeg to the shores of Western Australia, GAA clubs are ...

2020-01-20 20:58 open_in_new
Examining rainy Ireland's water crisis

Known for its 40 shades of green and heavy annual rainfall Ireland's Victorian-era water pipes, and environmentally dubious and wasteful water scheme sees no end in sight to Ireland's water crisis.

It has plenty of rain, yet Ireland confronts a water crisis.  The Dublin area and its ...

2020-01-20 19:55 open_in_new
JFK's grandson slams Mike Pence's op-ed on Donald Trump's impeachment

Jack Schlossberg, the sole grandson of John F Kennedy, took to Twitter to hit out at Mike Pence after the Vice President quoted from the deceased president’s book ‘Profile in Courage’ to criticize the impeachment of Donald Trump.  

Vice President Mike Pence recently penned an op-ed ...

2020-01-20 19:55 open_in_new