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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Riverdance

All time
# lord of the bants
Someone bought colossalbellend.com and redirected it to Michael Flatley's website
Don’t hold back now! Say what you really feel!
# linger
This former Riverdance star is making a comeback - on his own terms
Brendan de Gallai’s new show, Linger, explores the topics of sexuality and ageing.
# Late Late Show
James Corden did Riverdance live last night and it was actually quite impressive
Doing Flatley proud.
# historical lies
Farmers from Cork invented Irish dancing to kill mice*
*According to a new John Oliver book.
# Take a Break
People are loving these three guys Irish dancing at UCC
Legs flying everywhere.
# falling flately
Michael Flatley's €90k tap art didn't go down too well on the Late Late last night
Yes. He now paints with his feet.
# Mr Popular
Aengus Mac Grianna is a popular staffer - he's been voted on the board of RTÉ
Riverdance co-creator Moya Doherty has been picked as the new chair of the RTÉ Board
# tv picks
What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday
Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.
# Riverdance
Riverdance celebrates 20th anniversary with a MASSIVE performance on the Late Late
Just try to stop your feet from tapping along. It’s impossible.
# Riverdance
11 things you've probably forgotten about the 1994 Eurovision in Dublin
And a couple you definitely haven’t, from the contest 20 years ago today.
# a haon do tri
8 ways you'll know you were an Irish dancing kid
AND right 2 3 4 5 6 7, 1 2 3, 1 2 3.
# Feet of Flames
The internet can't stop talking about this brilliant Irish wedding dance
These Belfast wedding guests put on quite the show.
# beyoncéilí
Beyoncé and all her pals had a go at Riverdance*
*Sort of.
# Ice Ice Baby
American figure skater performs Riverdance on ice at national championships
Jason Brown will now represent the U.S. in Sochi.
# Heartbeat of Home
Irish dance show "to tour China for the next 10 years"
Chinese people absolutely love Irish dancing, it seems.
# The little red book
7 things we'd like to see on the new passports
Some alternative suggestions for the new design.
# Magic Moments
How many of these Irish musical moments do you remember?
From Queen at Slane to the MTV EMAs in Dublin.
# Riverdance
Music producer agrees not to use Riverdance name in forthcoming shows
A High Court hearing today saw orders granted preventing Michéal Carr from using the Riverdance name in forthcoming shows in Russia and other European countries.
# miley and fidelma
What's the greatest episode of Irish television, ever?
The Den? Glenroe? The Family? Hands?
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about water safety, Anglo emails and Irish sporting exploits.
# World Record
New world record as 1,693 form longest Riverdance line
The previous record of 652 people dancing in a continuous line was held by Nashville, Tennessee.
# but mam
5 things we didn't want to do after school
Were YOU forced into Irish dancing lessons as a child? Our sympathies.
# obamas on tour
Malia Obama is officially gas craic
Look at this face she made before Riverdance last night.
# Obama
Michelle Obama and daughters will tour Glendalough today
US First Lady Michelle Obama with her daughters are due to visit the Co Wicklow heritage site on the last day of their visit to Ireland.
# Stereotypes
It's Your Giant Green Mascot Doing An Irish Jig Video Of The Day
Because that’s obviously how you celebrate Irish heritage night.
# jigs and reels
6 reasons why you should jump at the chance to be in Riverdance
This July a world record Riverdance attempt will take place along the banks of the Liffey.
# AFL
Snapshot: Tadhg Kennelly celebrates Swans' title win with another 'Irish jig'
The former Kerry midfielder expressed himself through the medium of Irish dancing at the MCG earlier.
# Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi to get Amnesty award from Bono during Irish visit
The Burmese pro-democracy leader will visit Ireland next month as part of a trip that will take in her acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize she won in 1991.
# Viral
VIDEO: BBC business presenter does an Irish jig live on air
Steph McGovern was paying tribute to Titanic star Kate Winslet’s dancing in the hit film…
# Virtual Reality
VIDEO: How to get Aussies to Irish dance
Irish dancing proves a hit at Central Station in Sydney.
# Ni hao
Enda tells China all the good reasons to visit Ireland - but what were they?
Enda Kenny met Chinese leader Wen Jiabao in Beijing today as part of his four-day visit.
# Chinese Visit
Varadkar says Chinese VP's visit can boost Irish tourism
The Transport, Tourism and Sport Minister reckons Xi’s visit to the likes of Croke Park can only benefit tourism from China.
# pic of the day
Awkward Date of the Day
No comment.
# iDance
For all your dancing needs: Riverdance launches its own app
The worldwide phenomenon is coming to a smartphone or tablet near you.
Voices
Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 26) - Running the Parish newsletter
The Not Primate of All Ireland hands over the running of the newsletter to a colleague. Hilarity, inevitably, insues.
# It's Been Emotional
Enda Kenny: I weep with emotion every time I see Riverdance
The Taoiseach revealed to a meeting of ambassadors this morning that he “actually cries” whenever he watches the dance performance, as its message is so powerful.
# Royal Visit
"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen
The broadcaster and journalist gave a speech fit for a Queen at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night. There was applause for the memory of the late Garret FitzGerald and a standing ovation for her majesty.