Ireland’s music organisations invite the nation to perform in a tribute to our frontline workers on European Music Day: Sunday June 21, 2020

As a tribute to Ireland’s frontline heroes, every adult and child in Ireland is invited to perform Ode to Joy (Óid don Lúcháire), the European Anthem, on their doorstep on Sunday June 21 2020, European Music Day. To launch the tribute, some of Ireland’s finest musicians and singers will perform Ode to Joy streamed live from the steps of […]

Meitheal na mBan- A fundraiser by TG4 to raise money for Women’s Aid

Meitheal na mBan is an inspirational and empowering series of online concerts led by Ireland’s top female musicians and artists as they perform directly from their own homes, in a much-needed fundraiser to support the victims of domestic abuse. For many women at this difficult time, has left them and their children in great danger. The threat looms largest where they should […]

Unique G.A.A. Dream-team formed for cameo roles in the first movie on the Easter Rising

From April 24th- 30th 1916, an act of rebellion changed the course of Irish history and marked the beginning of the decline of the British Empire. When the Easter Rising ended, the execution of its brave leaders handed the baton to Michael Collins and others to fight for Irish freedom in the War of Independence. […]

New Stay At Home Library for older Irish people abroad

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has developed a Stay At Home Library curated especially for older Irish people abroad who are cocooning at home.   The link is https://dublin.epicchq.com/stay-at-home   For anyone missing Ireland, the Stay At Home Library brings entertaining, evocative and interesting Irish conversations, dramas, music, podcasts, poetry, scenery and sport to their screens. There’s no […]

Children’s story book released to help children and young people cope with COVID-19

A new story book that aims to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19 has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organizations working in the humanitarian sector, including the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Federation of Red Cross […]

The Irish Grand National – Chasing a Dream Saturday 11th April on TG4

Chronicles the illustrious history of the iconic race, due to celebrate its150th anniversary, unfortunately this was cancelled due to COVID-19. The programme is contextualised with transformative events in Irish history. It’s told by generations of racing families such as Carberry, Dreaper, Moore, Mullins, Taaffe and Walsh, others include Jenny Pitman and Richard Dunwoody. It features […]

RTÉ’s The Great House Revival seeks Participants

The team behind RTÉ One’s The Great House Revival is calling out to those brave restorers who are about to embark on an exciting restoration project.   Architect Hugh Wallace is hoping to follow the progress of more restoration projects across the country, as owners reclaim beautiful buildings from the past to transform them into […]

CV-19: 20 Boredom busting ideas for kids (and parents!)

Not sure what to do with the kids? Well for starters, don’t worry. As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Your home is a place where lots of learning is happening every day. Your most important job when it comes to your child’s learning is to show an interest and get involved. You […]

My Bungalow Bliss – Casting Call Out for Homeowners

Animo TV & RTE One are on the hunt for homeowners across the country who are embarking on renovations to their beloved bungalow. In the 70’s bungalows began to pop up across Ireland thanks to readily available off the shelf plans. These bungalows have raised over three generations within their instantly recognisable walls. But many […]

Grow, Cook, Eat puts foraging the Irish Countryside to the fore this week

The second episode of series 2 of ‘GROW COOK EAT’ is set to air on Wednesday, March 25th and presenter duo founder of GIY Michael Kelly and the GIY Head of Community Development Karen O’Donohoe explore the Irish countryside with some expert food foragers, they share their skills in growing oriental greens and Michael digs deep […]

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