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12 great Irish proverbs (seanfhocail) to use this year

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The Irish language is something that's so rich in metaphor and meaning, wit and wisdom that it's hard to compare its lyricism to anything else.

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Trinity researchers win prestigious European Research Council Starting Grants

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Three Trinity researchers – Dr Kenneth Silver, Dr Colm Delaney and Dr Elaine Corbett – have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant awards worth up to €5 million.

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Meet Tom Fouhy the Irish Farmer Growing Lentils in North Cork

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Puy lentils are often associated with warmer climates like those of Puy-en-Velay in South West France, but North Cork arable farmer Tom Fouhy has just harvested three tonnes of the

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Ireland’s Christmas festival Winterval is celebrating 10 years

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Waterford is set to host the 10th annual Winterval Festival from November 18th to December 23rd 2022 celebrating its biggest programme of events yet. A total of 38 events will

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Tarrac to open Kerry International Film Festival

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A new Irish language film, Tarrac will open the Kerry International Film Festival on Thursday 20th October in Killarney. Shot on the Dingle Peninsula, Tarrac is directed by Declan Recks, written by

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New and rare physical Dicey Dungeons copies for Nintendo Switch announced

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Good news games fans! The critically acclaimed Dicey Dungeons from Irishman Terry Cavanagh is getting a physical Nintendo Switch release. Terry, from Co. Monaghan, is behind the dice-rolling deckbuilding roguelike game and just

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Father and son duo continue their musical journey across Ireland on Slí na mBeaglaoich

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In this brand-new series of Slí na mBeaglaoich, father and son duo Breanndán and Cormac Ó Beaglaoich will once again take on an epic Irish musical journey together in their

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Shortlists Announced for the 2022 Irish-Language Book of the Year Publishing Awards

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The shortlists have been announced by An tOireachtas, in conjunction with Foras na Gaeilge, for the Irish-Language Book of the Year Publishing Awards – Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin (Book of the Year for Adults), Gradam Réics

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Red Line Festival Poetry Competition 2022 call for entries

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Now in its tenth year, the prestigious Red Line Festival Poetry Competition attracts hundreds of entries from all across the island of Ireland annually.  This year they are honoured to have award-winning

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Irish Museum of Time Nominated for prestigious World Tourism Awards

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Waterford Treasures has received very exciting news this week that The Irish Museum of Time has been nominated for the prestigious British Guild of Travel Writers International Tourism Awards 2022.

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