Ireland

Rosia Montana: Learning From the EU on Legal Frameworks for Mining and Minerals

Catalin Hosu | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK
Catalin Hosu

Few journals noticed the importance of the 2014 Raw Materials Conference held in Athens, Greece, in June; especially for countries like Romania, barin...

Watch: 'Souvenirs', the Gorgeous New Video From I Draw Slow

Peter McGuire | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter McGuire

The restaurant receipt from your first date. The pictures from that trip away. That little moth you found on the window when you moved into your new...

48 Hours in Ireland

Noelle Reno | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Noelle Reno

I visited all the top TripAdvisor recommendations in Dublin before making a day trip to Maladhide and Holwith. I will say t is handy that majour tourist sites in Dublin are closely located so one could do my 48 hour itinerary (if you are ambitious enough!)

CNN '747 Down Off Ireland' Tweet Backfires

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech

CNN has come under heavy criticism after it tweeted a quote referencing a "747 down off Ireland's coast" in relation to a terrorist attack which kille...

Top Ten Places to Get Your 'Game of Thrones' Fix

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Game of Thrones has become an international phenomenon with a dedicated following around the world. Over the past four seasons, the show has become well-known for its dramatic backdrops and breath-taking locations filmed all over Europe.

Six-Year-Old Boy Shot In Neck

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK

A six-year-old boy is stable in hospital after being shot in the neck, police say. Reports suggest he was wounded after men pushed open the door of...

Five Irish Hotels Worthy of a Honeymoon

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's decision to spend a portion of their honeymoon in Ireland was met with some surprise. However, if their enthusiasm has tempted you to visit the Emerald Isle, you will most likely not be disappointed.

EU Election Results: A Symptom of a Less Peaceful Europe?

Barry Navarro | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Navarro

Since the last European elections were held in 2009, five EU countries - Greece, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus - have required bailouts, and unemployment across the continent has remained persistently high, particularly among young people.

Five Holidays Where You Can Avoid the World Cup

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Where should you go if you want to avoid the mayhem of Rio 2014? What options are open to those who loathe football or just want to keep away from the final score? Here are a few ideas.

The Power of the Pencil and the Whistle

Aaron Vallely | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Politics
Aaron Vallely

Why is it, that here in Ireland we allow our Government to take so much of our money and spend it in ways that not only fail to benefit us, but contribute to the economic inequality of Europe? What do we get for our taxes?

Watch: The Incredible New Video From We Cut Corners

Peter McGuire | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter McGuire

All those guitars and keys. Who needs the fuss? We Cut Corners, a two-piece from Dublin consisting of drummer/ vocalist Conall Ó Breacháin and guitarist/ vocalist John Duignan, have got rid.

An Irish Play About the First World War Opens at the National Theatre

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

A new production, The Silver Tassie, written by Sean O'Casey in 1928 about the Irish involvement in the First World War and the abrupt interruption that caused in the local communities opens at the National Theatre.

Northern Ireland Needs London and Dublin and Its Emigré

Brian John Spencer | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Northern Ireland needs to enter the British consciousness. We especially need the Irish diaspora, unionist and nationalist, to feed into the process. At present it's just a troublesome cousin. But we're more than that. We're not just a troublesome side issue.

A High-Profile Republican Has Been Charged Over The Omagh Bombing

PA | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

A high-profile republican has been charged with murdering 29 people in the Omagh bombing, police said. Seamus Daly, 43, from Cullaville, Co Monagha...

Is It A Goat? Is It A Sheep? No, It's A Geep!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Comedy

First things first: this is not an April Fool. Nor a previously unseen clip from 'Father Ted'. It's a true story from Ireland: the birth of a 'geep...

WATCH: Is This The Most Epic Wedding Dance Ever? Probably

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

There's wedding dancing... and there's Irish dancing... and there's Irish dancing at a wedding. COMPLETELY AND UTTERLY EPIC Irish dancing at a wedding...

Bomber 'Blew Himself Up Because He Forgot About Clocks Changing'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

Irish police are investigating whether a gangland bomber accidentally blew himself up after he forgot about the clocks changing for Daylight Savings T...

Global Tax Reform Needs Sense and Sensibility

Alex Malley | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Politics
Alex Malley

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a large multinational enterprise in possession of large global earnings, must be in want of a 'Double Irish with a Dutch Sandwich' tax arrangement.

Judge Apologises For Saying Muslims Beat Their Wives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK

An Irish judge who said he believed "Muslims feel they can actually beat their wives", has retracted his comments and apologised after widespread ange...

We Need to Talk About Ireland

Colm OGorman | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Politics
Colm OGorman

As I walked along another Dublin street last week, exactly three decades later, I remembered that younger me. And I reached out, back in time, to him: to remember him, and to bring him into my mind and my heart as I headed into the Mansion House.

What England Can Learn From the Dutch About Water Management

Julian Hunt | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

Increasing evidence and scientific analysis is showing why these events are associated with human induced climate change. The related impacts are becoming more widespread and complex, affecting society from health issues to agriculture, from transportation to economics, and becoming more severe, long-lasting and costly with increasing frequency.

Reality Of Life For Catholics? They Have Sex Before Marriage, Use Condoms And Get Divorced

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

Catholics have sex before marriage, use contraception and get divorced, and the Church needs to confront that reality, a new Vatican study has shown. ...

Returning to Belfast as a Tourist

Siobhan Starrs | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Siobhan Starrs

My links to this city are deep, my mother's family are rooted here. My experience as a resident twenty years ago was one of discomfort, Belfast seemed uncomfortable in its own identity as a place of bombs, bullets and suspicion.

It's St Patrick's Day but Let's be Honest, There's Not Much to Celebrate

Tess Finch-Lees | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Politics
Tess Finch-Lees

There are haunting resonances between the Ireland of the past and present. A profusion of People begging in the streets, half built houses abandoned and boarded up. Rural towns, once vibrant are now jaded and deserted.

Common Grounds

Caragh Little | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK
Caragh Little

It's St Patrick's weekend in Northern Ireland, and the lawnmowers are limbering up. For a week or two, now, the rainfall has slowed, the birds have been singing for nesting territory, and underpinning their chorus is that lower, guttural sound: the growling of the First Lawnmowers of Spring.