Compelling Stories; Real and Raw in TG4’s new Autumn Schedule

Powerful storytelling forms the backbone of TG4’s new Autumn schedule launched today in Cork City. TG4 is renowned for its documentaries and this season will not disappoint, with an array of compelling and moving stories that reflect Irish life.  There is something for everyone in the line-up of music, sport, entertainment and travel programming that […]

Inside America’s Opioid Crisis – New episode of UCC’s podcast – Plain Speaking

More American’s have died in the opioid crisis, than in both World Wars, outlined a former White House drug policy adviser, on the latest episode of UCC’s Plain Speaking podcast. Between 2001 and 2015, over 530,000 American’s died of drug overdoses, which was more than died in the World War One and World War Two combined. […]

Trials and triumphs of women in sport in Ireland – Mná Spóirt – Croí is Anam – on TG4

TG4 Thursdays from 18th April 9.30pm     In this exciting new three-part series for TG4, former Slaughtneil camogie captain, Aoife Ní Chaiside, explores the trials and triumphs of women in sport in Ireland.   Shot while Aoife was on her way to winning her third All-Ireland consecutive club camogie championship, the series sees her venture […]

Biggest Event Yet For Birr Festival Of Music

There will be arias in the air and strings in the streets once more when Birr Festival of Music returns for its third outing this May Bank Holiday weekend, Friday 3- Monday 6 May. 2019 will be the biggest programme to date for the Midland’s only dedicated classical music festival with this year’s programme packed […]

TG4’s legendary GAA series ‘Underdogs’ is back

TG4’s legendary GAA series ‘Underdogs’ is back. The search is on again to a find a squad of ambitious men with enough drive, skill and passion to take on one of the country’s greatest gaelic football teams. Like last year, players will be chosen by a panel of expert selectors who make up the management […]

Trailer released for Irish Banking Thriller THE LIMIT OF

Alan Mulligan’s haunting debut drama THE LIMIT OF, featuring rising star Laurence O’Fuarain and an IFTA-nominated performance from Sarah Carroll released it’s trailer today in advance of its Irish cinema release on 5th April. Director Alan Mulligan said ‘After working on the inside of the financial industry for so long, it’s great to have been […]

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with incredible stories of how the Irish have changed the world

For centuries the Irish have had an impact on the world far beyond what you would expect for a tiny nation on the edge of Europe. Available in time for St Patrick’s Day, ‘What Have the Irish Ever Done for Us?’ by David Forsythe is an illustrated collection of the wonderful ways the Irish have […]

Irish actor, author and journalist, Domhnall O’Donoghue has released his second novel

Irish actor, author and journalist, Domhnall O’Donoghue has released his second novel. Domhnall’s hometown, Navan, provides the setting for Colin and the Concubine ­– a light-hearted farce about sibling rivalry that hilariously captures Ireland’s relationship with the Eurovision, the Late Late Show and the Housewife of the Year. In the book, Colin Saint James hates […]

Who’s who at the Christmas table? Ancestry reveals how little we know about our festive families

Research conducted for Ancestry.ie shines a light on how Irish families celebrate Christmas.   Almost 30% of people don’t know their cousins’ surnames. Nearly 15% of people don’t know how they are linked to some of their relatives around the dinner table Over 70% of people wish they knew more about their family. Combat those […]

Irish households and businesses need to improve their waste separation

 “That doesn’t belong there!” is the key message from the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest report which examined what Irish households and businesses are putting in their bins. The study found that; The increased use of brown bins in the past ten years has resulted in a significant reduction in organic waste (food and garden waste) […]

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