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#Irish Culture

# irish-culture - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

The Explainer: Why is Ireland delaying the reopening of pubs again?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is Ireland delaying the reopening of pubs again?

Aug 5th 2020, 7:30 PM 21,100 Views 46 Comments

Why was the decision made, and what sort of risks were being balanced? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

# irish-culture - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Opinion: At a club football match on a cold and rainy, dismal evening - I fell in love with Gaelic games
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: At a club football match on a cold and rainy, dismal evening - I fell in love with Gaelic games

May 4th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,064 Views 7 Comments

I love the sense of community spirit that is manifest at every match. Throughout Ireland, the GAA is the glue that binds residents together, writes Larry Donnelly.

# irish-culture - Monday 19 October, 2015

Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard
# Opinion
# Opinion

Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard

Oct 19th 2015, 5:36 PM 499 Views 96 Comments

Ireland’s dirty secret is that the Carrickmines tragedy could happen in any parish in the country, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# irish-culture - Friday 26 June, 2015

Irish-speaking family threatened with deportation given work visas and permission to stay
# Good News
# Good News

Irish-speaking family threatened with deportation given work visas and permission to stay

Jun 26th 2015, 6:46 PM 37,480 Views 71 Comments

Six weeks ago, the Ware family were given a month to leave Ireland. Today, they got the news they’ve been waiting for.

# irish-culture - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Column: Feast, love, enjoy – and welcome the Irish spring!
# Irish Culture
# Irish Culture

Column: Feast, love, enjoy – and welcome the Irish spring!

Feb 1st 2015, 8:45 AM 599 Views 15 Comments

Today, the 1st of February, is the first day of (Irish) springtime. Celebrate with some traditional festive foods of the season.

# irish-culture - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Extract: The bits of Irish history you weren't taught at school
# Irish Life
# Irish Life

Extract: The bits of Irish history you weren't taught at school

Oct 26th 2014, 12:00 PM 836 Views 50 Comments

Do you remember when ‘I Shot JR’ windscreen sticker were ubiquitous or The Hucklebuck dominated the Irish music scene?

# irish-culture - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish
# Where's Me Jumper
From The Daily Edge
# Where's Me Jumper

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish

Oct 31st 2012, 12:56 PM 42,014 Views 34 Comments

Italia 90, pub etiquette, tracksuit bottoms… here’s what our American friends think of us.

# irish-culture - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too

Oct 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 477 Views 32 Comments

Raising a child between two cultures is never easy – especially when you’re halfway round the world, writes Paul Garrigan.

# irish-culture - Monday 7 May, 2012

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride

May 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 88 Views 199 Comments

Ireland has a heritage that is the envy of the world, writes Jillian Godsil. We should remember that when building our future.

# irish-culture - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

The 'piebald pony' effect - Are Ireland's economic woes linked to its culture?
# Horse Outside
# Horse Outside

The 'piebald pony' effect - Are Ireland's economic woes linked to its culture?

Dec 22nd 2010, 9:51 AM 1,299 Views 0 Comments

Once again, international commentary on Ireland’s economy seems to focus excessively on Irish culture – with a New York Times piece being the latest to join the list.