Irish funerals go live on the internet

Members of the Irish Diaspora who are unable to travel to Ireland to attend family funerals are set to benefit from a newly launched service providing internet broadcasts of Irish funeral services to clients. ‘Funerals Live’ is the brainchild of County Clare businessman Alan Foudy who has announced plans to create up to 10 new […]

Movie star Tom Hanks makes unexpected stop-off at Shannon Airport

Passenger numbers may be rising significantly at Shannon Airport this summer season but even in the rush these days, some still stand out more than others – particularly if they are world famous celebrities! Among others, in June the airport had Irish-American royalty in Jean Kennedy Smith, last month it was Bruce Springsteen, since then […]

Limerick V Clare All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final experts tackle key questions

Hurling intro Ahead of today’s eagerly awaited All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final between Limerick and Clare, a team of experts answer the burning questions. Answering the questions are Ollie Moran, Ahane and Limerick 2007 All Star and current RTE hurling pundit, Sean Stack, former Clare selector and All Star in 1981 and current Na Piarsaigh manager, […]

Therapeutic effects of Irish set dancing in the treatment of Parkinsons

An Italian Doctor’s chance discovery of the therapeutic effects of Irish set dancing in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease will be the subject of an international Gathering event in Co. Clare next month. Dr Daniel Volpe who is the Director of Neurological Rehabilitation at St. Raffaele Arcangelo Hospital in Venice will present his research work […]