Ireland: News

12 Jun 2024


IKEA's $5,000 loss per worker exit led to pay hike

IKEA, the Swedish furniture giant, has been grappling with a significant turnover of employees in the US, UK, and Ireland.

29 May 2024


Brogues: A staple in versatile fashion

Brogues, once confined to the realm of men's formal wear, have evolved.

22 May 2024


Ireland, Norway, Spain recognize Palestine as state, Israel recalls envoys 

Ireland, Norway, and Spain have announced their decision to formally recognize Palestine as a state amid the raging Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.

21 May 2024

New York City

Everything we know about the New York-Dublin real-time video portal

The Portal, an innovative real-time video installation connecting New York City and Dublin, has reopened after a brief closure.

Archaeologists uncover structures possibly serving as 'Pathways for the Dead'

In a significant archaeological breakthrough, ancient structures believed to be "pathways for the dead" have been discovered in Baltinglass, County Wicklow, Ireland.

23 Apr 2024


'Shot two versions': Horror-comedy 'Abigail' directors reveal innovative filming strategy

Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, the directors of the recently released vampire horror-comedy Abigail, have revealed their unique filming strategy.

21 Apr 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Nandini dairy to sponsor Scotland, Ireland T20 World Cup teams

Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF), renowned for its Nandini dairy products, has announced its sponsorship of Scotland and Ireland cricket teams in the forthcoming T20 World Cup.

21 Apr 2024

Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy clinches Best Actor Award at Irish Academy Awards

Oscar-winner Cillian Murphy's awards season marathon finally crossed the finish line with a Best Actor win at the 21st Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) ceremony.

19 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Delve into Dublin's leprechaun or tiny cobbers' lore

Dublin, Ireland's lively capital, brims with history and enchanting folklore.

17 Apr 2024

Congress Party

Explained: Row over envoy's 'single dynastic party' jab at Congress

The Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Akhilesh Mishra, has come under the Congress's fire for his comments criticizing the party and praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a rejoinder to an article in a foreign publication.

15 Mar 2024


Recipe: Prepare this traditional Irish vegetarian boxty 

Boxty, a traditional Irish potato pancake, originates from Ireland's rural heartlands.

07 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Experience Dublin, Ireland's fascinating charm with these activities

Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is a city rich with historical significance and renowned for its dynamic cultural scene.

24 Nov 2023

Leo Varadkar

Ireland: Violent clashes in Dublin after stabbing incident

The capital city of Ireland, Dublin, saw violent protests on Thursday, with protesters burning vehicles and looting after three children and a woman were injured in a knife attack near a school.

06 Nov 2023


'Nuclear bomb on Gaza': Israeli minister suspended over extremist remarks

Israel's Heritage Minister Amichay Eliyahu was indefinitely suspended from cabinet meetings on Sunday.

06 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Vegetarians traveling to Ireland can eat these foods

Ireland is a warm and welcoming travel destination and it's not just its tourist attractions that are a crowd-puller but its diverse cuisine too.

05 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Ireland trip: Do these offbeat and fun things

A trip to Ireland is always special as there are several unique things that a tourist can experience.

28 Sep 2023

Harry Potter

'Harry Potter' actor Michael Gambon (82), who played Dumbledore, dies

Veteran Irish-born British actor Michael Gambon, best known for playing the role of Albus Dumbledore, Headmaster of Hogwarts, in six Harry Potter movies, has died.

03 Sep 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Re-creation': Vicky Krieps to play French producer murdered in 1996

German actor Vicky Krieps, acclaimed for her roles in Phantom Thread and Corsage, will take up the role of the late French film-TV producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in the upcoming docu-drama Re-creation.

16 Aug 2023


IT glitch causes this bank's ATMs to dispense free money 

Bank of Ireland has issued an apology following an IT glitch that allowed customers to withdraw funds they did not have in their accounts.

25 Jun 2023

Travel And Tourism

Planning a solo trip abroad? Check these safe destinations

Going on a trip alone can be a refreshing experience. It gives you a sense of freedom and confidence like no other.

01 Jun 2023


Hitler's pencil gifted by lover on auction from June 6

An intriguing artifact from Hitler's history - a pencil gifted by his long-term lover Eva Braun on his 52nd birthday in 1941, four years before he died by suicide - will be auctioned.

14 May 2023

Paul Stirling

IRE vs BAN: Paul Stirling slams his 27th ODI fifty

Veteran Ireland batter Paul Stirling registered his 27th fifty in the 3rd ODI against Bangladesh at the County Cricket ground in Chelmsford.

01 May 2023


Jamie Dornan's birthday: Actor's most striking roles besides 'Fifty Shades'

Irish actor Jamie Dornan has had an impressive journey in showbiz, and he has consistently excelled in both Irish and Hollywood productions.

18 Apr 2023


Indian climber Baljeet Kaur, missing on Mount Annapurna, found alive

Indian woman climber Baljeet Kaur, who had gone missing above Camp IV of Mount Annapurna in Nepal, has been found alive, The Himalayan Times reported, quoting the expedition organizer.

26 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

Planning a trip to Ireland? Get these souvenirs home

Souvenirs are a great way to #throwback to all the fun you had on your vacation.

17 Mar 2023


St. Patrick's Day 2023: Meaning, significance, traditions, and celebrations

A global celebration of the Irish culture!

27 Feb 2023

Rishi Sunak

UK: Sunak to 'give everything' to reach new Brexit deal

United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday vowed to "give everything" he has to fix the remaining Brexit problems and also reach a new agreement to resolve the troublesome Northern Ireland Protocol with the European Union (EU).

17 Feb 2023


National Cabbage Day: 5 cabbage recipes from around the world

Observed on February 17 every year, National Cabbage Day celebrates the healthy and delightful vegetable that comes packed with vitamin C, protein, fiber, and potassium.

06 Jan 2023

Christmas Day

Epiphany: All about the last day of Christian holiday season

While most people think that Christmas Day is only a one-day affair and begin to take down their Xmas decorations on New Year itself, there's a week full of celebrations post that.

06 Dec 2022

Weird Stories

Irish man sues company because he has 'nothing to do'

While most of us are frustrated working round the clock, here's a man who sued his company for paying him but making him do "nothing." Shocking, innit?

18 Nov 2022


Meet the world's 5 most famous pets

Like many of us, several famous personalities around the world also have furry companions who bring happiness and warmth to their lives.

19 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Ireland calling? Check out these 5 unique Irish hotels

Ireland amasses a lot of love for its scenic landscapes.

12 Aug 2022


Have you tried these five pancakes from around the world?

A pancake is a thin, round, and flat cake prepared in a frying pan or griddle.

19 Jul 2022


Brazilian Amazon lost 18 trees per second in 2021: Study

The Amazon Rainforest plays a primary role in regulating the world's carbon and oxygen cycles.

22 Jun 2022


5 most unique accommodations in the world

If you are someone who loves adventure, and thrill on your vacation, then ditch the standard luxurious accommodations this time and choose something unique, wacky, and out of the box.

Irish man loses memory after having sex with wife: Report

In a bizarre incident, a 66-year-old Irish man was hospitalized with short-term memory loss soon after having sex with his wife.

17 Mar 2022


St. Patrick's Day 2022: 5 delicious green foods

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated every year on March 17 to commemorate the Irish culture and celebrate the death anniversary of one of Ireland's patron saints named Saint Patrick.

16 Mar 2022


St. Patrick's Day: History, significance and celebrations

St. Patrick's Day is a celebration of Irish culture. On this day, St. Patrick, one of Ireland's patron saints who spread Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century, is remembered and celebrated.

19 Jan 2022

New Zealand

30 UK companies to start 4-day workweeks from June

The United Kingdom will kick start a trial of a four-day workweek for employees from June.

29 Jul 2021


Hockey: Indian women face must-win game against Ireland

Staring at an early exit after three consecutive losses, the Indian women's hockey team can't settle for anything less than a victory against Ireland in their penultimate pool match in Tokyo on Friday to keep their quarterfinal hopes alive in Olympics.

03 Dec 2019


Now, you can transfer your Facebook photos/videos to Google Photos

In another effort to give users a sense of control over their data, Facebook is launching a tool to enable instant media transfer.

21 Aug 2019

South Korea

Now, you can see what information websites/apps share with Facebook

Facebook has finally released the tool that would let you see what kind of data it collects from third-party websites/apps you visit.

05 Aug 2019


Five countries to explore, if you want to travel solo

Whether your friends are too busy to join you or you want to cut your social life for a while to seek inner peace, solo travel is never a bad idea.

06 Jul 2019


Boys can wear skirts as Irish school introduces gender-neutral uniforms

While most schools across the world where uniforms are mandatory, have strict guidelines conforming to gender roles, a primary school in County Wicklow, Ireland, will soon introduce a gender-neutral uniform policy.

01 Jun 2019

Sexual Assault

British tycoon Philip Green charged with touching fitness instructor inappropriately

British retail mogul Sir Philip Green of Arcadia Group has been charged in the US with four counts of misdemeanor after a fitness instructor accused him of touching her inappropriately.

21 May 2019


WWE: Here are five relatively unknown facts about Finn Balor

Reigning Intercontinental Champion Finn Balor is one superstar who made a name for himself during his stint with NXT.

16 May 2019


Microsoft brings you the world's first AI-created whisky

For over a thousand years, Earthlings have enjoyed the pleasures of whisky.

08 Apr 2019


New Zealand family discovers camera at Airbnb listing, host removed

In a horrifying incident, a family from New Zealand found a hidden camera at their Airbnb in Ireland.

18 Feb 2019

New Jersey

Apple sued over defective iPad explosion: Details here

Apple is facing a lawsuit from a US-based woman over a defective iPad.

21 Jan 2019

DC Comics

Man injects semen for 18 months to cure back pain

In a bizarre attempt, a man in Ireland tried to cure his chronic back pain by injecting himself with a dose of his own semen every month, for the last one and a half years.

25 Nov 2018


#DataPrivacy: LinkedIn was using 18 million email IDs without authorization

Joining the ranks of Facebook and Google, Microsoft-owned LinkedIn has now been caught indulging in inappropriate data practices.

15 Nov 2018


#ThisIsNotConsent: Irish-women post underwear pictures to support rape victim

Women in Ireland have taken it upon themselves to teach their country, and the world, what consent means by putting pictures of their underwear on Twitter and taking to streets to chant 'clothing is not consent'.

14 Oct 2018


Twitter faces privacy watchdog investigation after denying user data request

Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) is investigating Twitter over the data it collects using its link shortening service,

01 Oct 2018


Facebook data breach could cost it a whopping $1.63 billion

After failing to protect data of as many as 50 million users, Facebook could face a huge fine from an EU privacy watchdog.

17 Jun 2018

Pope Francis

Pope Francis compares abortion to the Nazis' 'purity' obsession

Speaking off-the-cuff at a meeting, Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortions to the Nazi obsession with "pure race," and said children should be accepted as they are since they are God's gift.

28 May 2018

Health & Wellness

Savita Halappanavar: The Indian who died saving millions of Irish-women

Yesterday, Ireland voted overwhelmingly to repeal regressive abortion-laws and ensure a safer future for its women.

27 May 2018


Ireland legalizes abortion, Indian woman becomes face of historic-movement

In a major blow to Catholic conservatism, Ireland voted 'Yes' to abortion referendum, overturning a decades-old law that criminalized abortion.

26 May 2018


Ireland: Exit-polls show abortion would be decriminalized soon

The exit polls show Ireland is poised to overturn the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution that bans abortion under all circumstances.

19 May 2018


Bitcoin to use 0.5% of world's electricity by 2018 end

According to a research published in the journal Joule, the bitcoin network currently uses electricity at 2.55 gigawatts, which is almost as much power as Ireland uses.

#UniqueRecord: Players who slammed century on their nation's debut Test

Ireland might have lost their first Test to Pakistan but Kevin O'Brien's 118-run-knock has given them plenty of hope as they look to make their mark in the 5-day format of the sport.

11 May 2018

Test Cricket

Cricket: Ireland set for Test debut against Pakistan

Ireland are set to become the 11th nation to play Test Cricket when they host Pakistan at Dublin's Malahide ground on Friday.

01 Apr 2018


Gates to Ireland's first nudist beach to open this month

A trip to Ireland usually involves packing more clothes, courtesy the country's chilling temperatures.

10 Mar 2018

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India trash Ireland 4-1

Sardar Singh led Indian hockey team ended their Sultan Azlan Shah Cup campaign on a positive note, after beating Ireland 4-1 in the 5th-6th place classification match in Malaysia.

Do you know these cricketers have played for two countries?

It is an honor for a cricketer to represent his or her country at an international level.

01 Mar 2018


Europe under deep-freeze spell, 50 dead in a week

Nearly 50 people have died in a cold spell that has gripped Europe since a week.

19 Feb 2018

Space News

Six-year-old asks NASA to make Pluto a planet again

Cara O'Connor, a six-year-old girl from Ireland, has written a letter to NASA and requested the US space agency to reclassify Pluto as a planet.

05 Dec 2017

Theresa May

EU, UK fail to strike Brexit deal over Irish-border dispute

The UK and the European Union (EU) have failed to strike a Brexit deal after prolonged negotiations.

07 Nov 2017


Paradise Papers expose how Apple avoided billions in taxes!

The Paradise Papers revealed how Apple -the world's most profitable company- avoids billions in taxes using a secretive strategy.

17 Oct 2017


Hurricane Ophelia: Ireland battered by storm; proceeds to England/Scotland

Remnants of the powerful Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland and parts of Wales as it made landfall yesterday.

04 Aug 2017


Stripe: $9.2bn start-up built on seven lines of code

Despite the explosive growth of e-commerce across the world, the technology behind its finance structure is decades old.

03 Jul 2017


Maharashtra girl wins 1st Kalpana Chawla scholarship

Sonal Baberwal from Amaravati created history by becoming the first winner of Kalpana Chawla scholarship of the International Space University (ISU) in Ireland.

09 May 2017


Sands of time: Freak tide returns Irish beach after 33-years

A beach that had washed away 33 years ago by storms has reappeared off Ireland's west coast.

20 Apr 2017


'Fuck off back to India': Irish woman goes on rant

An Irish woman's abusive rant was posted on Twitter and has gone viral, in which she is heard calling fellow train passengers a "disgrace" and telling them to "fuck off back to India".