Escape to Ireland with Acorn TV’s latest dramedy series

The picturesque Irish series The South Westerlies is out now to binge on digital and DVD. Acorn TV’s new Irish comedy-drama The South Westerlies follows Kate Ryan (Orla Brady), a single working mom and environmental consultant in Dublin. She’s on the cusp of earning a highly-prized job promotion at Noreg Oil and a move to … Read more

12-year-old Irish girl pens letter to Biden ahead of Earth Day

A 12-year-old girl from Kildare has written a letter to US President Joe Biden ahead of global Earth Day on April 22.  Ruby Maher, from Newbridge in County Kildare, responded to the President’s call for young people around the world to get involved in this year’s Earth Day.  The young singer recently recorded the popular … Read more

Locals fight for “human rights” of Boyne River near Newgrange under threat of pollution

A holistic practitioner in County Meath believes that the River Boyne near the Newgrange passage tomb should be given the same rights as a human being to help protect it from the threat of pollution.  Majella Fagan, a practitioner at Green Tara College, is campaigning against a contentious planning application that would allow a local … Read more

Titanic begins its maiden, tragic journey

Titanic picked up more than 200 passengers at its French stop On April 10, 1912, the Titanic departed from Southampton in the UK just after noon, officially launching her maiden yet tragic voyage. Upon her departure from Southampton, an estimated 1,846 people were on board making up the majority of the ship’s maximum capacity of … Read more

Three generations of Irish dancers wow the crowd

Irish dancing is in the genes for this family!  An Irish great-grandma, grandmother, and granddaughter held an audience captive when they took the stage at a feis to perform a traditional three-hand reel together. The video, shared by The Little Irish Dancer on YouTube, shows how the threesome quickly had the crowd cheering and clapping … Read more

When will our current trial of moderation and radicalization end?

The entire acting team in the Netflix film The Trial of the Chicago 7 walked home with the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture on Sunday. *Editor’s Note: This column first appeared in the April 7 edition of the Irish Voice newspaper, sister publication to IrishCentral. That … Read more

Ireland Mandatory Hotel Quarantine: United States, Canada added

From April 15, travelers arriving into the Republic of Ireland from the United States and Canada, among other countries, will be subject to mandatory hotel quarantine with limited exemptions. The Irish government has today, April 9, published changes to the list of countries that it deems “high risk.” Travelers from these high-risk countries will be … Read more