Ireland

Following the Burren Food Trail

Peter Morrell | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Morrell

I was in The Burren, where dramatic karst formations of limestone stripped bare by glaciers are covered with faults and ridges. In this lunar landscape it's difficult to imagine that anything could survive. In fact it's teeming with life, nurtured by dedicated farmers and committed food producers.

Flights To Dublin Airport Suspended As Blaze Breaks Out

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Flights from Dublin Airport were suspended this morning after a fire broke out. Pictures from the scene appeared to show flames engulfing a hangar ...

This Giant Minion Is Just More Evidence They Are Trying To Take Over The World

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Comedy

A 40ft inflatable Minion from the 'Despicable Me' franchise caused havoc on an Irish road on Monday when it flew away from a local fairground and land...

Three Ireland Remove 'Transphobic' Advert After Pressure From Social Media

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

The Irish phone company Three has made the decision to remove a "transphobic" comment from an advert, just a day after the billboard was spotted. T...

'Offensive' And 'Transphobic' Advert By Mobile Network Three Is Upsetting Users On Social Media

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Three have removed the "transphobic" advert On the same day that a historical gender recognition bill passed in Ireland, a picture of a "...

The Morality of White Collar Crime: Ireland's Corruption is England's Everyday Politics.

Sophie Long | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK
Sophie Long

The laws, the politics and the language used to express the two are deliberately designed to be beyond the reach of ordinary people. That, perhaps, is why, we will allow a discreet and respectful investigation of the current corruption, of future corruptions, and hope that order (whatever that means) will soon be restored.

Officials Actually Considered Moving The Entire Hong Kong Population To Northern Ireland

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK

Newly released documents have revealed government officials considered moving the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland. Proposals rel...

Drones Are Helping To Carry Out Illegal Abortions In Poland

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Tech

Women on Waves, an abortion support group, is set to use drones to explore unchartered territory in reproductive care. On Saturday, an unmanned ae...

Ireland's Top 10 Travel Bloggers

Janet Newenham | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Newenham

I present to you my list of Ireland's Top 10 Travel Bloggers. These are people that will fill you with wanderlust, have you searching for flights abroad and will give you that bit of travel inspiration you are looking for.

Martin O'Neill's Euro Dreams Are Hanging by a Thread After Scotland Draw

Matt Gault | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Sport
Matt Gault

O'Neill's men can perhaps be excused for lacking some bit in that Sunday stroll friendly with England that will be forgotten by anyone who watched or attended it, but their dull, unimaginative display against Gordon Strachan's Tartan Army can be seen as a yardstick for Ireland's lack of progression in the post-Trap era.

13 Fantastic Reasons Kilkenny Is Ireland's Best Little City

Janet Newenham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Newenham

Kilkenny is Ireland's medieval capital, steeped in heritage, culture and the home to master crafts and brewing. But Kilkenny also has a lot more going for it....besides being home to one of the oldest castle's in Ireland and some pretty incredible beer, that is. Below are 13 reasons why Kilkenny might just be the best little city in Ireland.

Irish Students Forced To Sleep On The Streets Or Share Beds With Strangers As Rent Rises

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Robson | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The deepening housing crisis in Dublin is forcing students to commute across the country, share beds, sleep rough, or give up their dream of studying ...

Ireland's Abortion Laws Treat Women Like 'Child-Bearing Vessels'

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK

Amnesty International urged Ireland to ease its abortion ban on Tuesday in a damning report that said Europe's most restrictive laws on terminations e...

Live and Let Live: What's So Wrong With That?

Jonathan Arnott | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Politics
Jonathan Arnott

The intolerance towards Ukip's LGBT wing is saddening but also counterproductive; if anyone believes that Ukip's policies are wrong then they should support the pressure applied by Ukip's LGBT wing rather than alienating.

Same Sex Marriage in Ireland

James Butler | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK
James Butler

In Northern Ireland, same sex couples cannot get married. Unable to have their love for one another. This contrasts with the rest of the United Kingdom that have laws allowing Same Sex Marriage.

She's Got It, Yeah Baby She's Got It

Lisa Regan | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

There is always that one pair of pants, that will always fit and that one dress that never really fitted but after a good flu or vomiting bug will look incredible on you for the 1 day you can sustain that weight before you must eat or drink water.

After Ireland's Marriage Referendum, It's Time for {Comedy: Forbidden Fruit, May 29-31

Peter McGuire | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Peter McGuire

Back when we in University College Dublin together, Jarlath Regan faced a battle. Not a particularly serious battle, mind: he was running to be the auditor (President) of the college debating society. It quickly became clear that this warm, likeable and funny gentleman also had a quiet, steely determination. And he sailed across the line.

Irish Americans and the US Reacts to Historical Irish Referendum on Same-Sex Marriage

James Mahon | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Politics
James Mahon

Ireland's landmark decision to vote in favour or same-sex marriage sent significant ripples throughout the more than 70 million making up the Irish diaspora in the US. "As a gay man myself i have suffered the brunt of homophobia on the streets of Dublin"."

Westboro Baptist Church Troll Wrong Country In Anti-Gay Marriage Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK

The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has inadvertently declared its hatred of the Ivory Coast, after printing the Irish flag backwards on its placards. ...

The New Hibernia

Grainne Gillis | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK
Grainne Gillis

I awoke today crying. Tears of hope, tears of pride. I have 3 brothers. As a shorthand I call them the gay, the Muslim and the Republican (as in Amer...

Ireland Gay Marriage Referendum Victory Means Same-Sex Weddings This Year

PA | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK

A new era of equality has been heralded in Ireland as the country overwhelmingly voted in favour of gay marriage. Twenty-two years since homosexual...

YES! Ireland Backs Gay Marriage With Huge Majority

PA | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK

A new era of equality has been heralded in Ireland as the country overwhelmingly voted in favour of gay marriage. Twenty-two years since homosexual...

One Little Boy Was Determined To Have His Say In The Gay Marriage Vote

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK

He may have several years to go until he is eligible to vote but one nine-year-old boy was determined to have his say in Ireland’s gay marriage refe...

It Looks Like Ireland Is About To Say Yes To Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK

As votes are counted across Ireland, it looks like the country is set to finally recognise gay marriage. The polls closed at 10pm on Friday night a...

Top Catholic Beseeches God To Deliver Inequality In Gay Marriage Referendum

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK

One of England's most prominent Catholics has beseeched God to let inequality continue in Ireland. Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor -- the former Archb...