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Summer Of Fun As Festival Fever Hits Dublin

The weather’s not always great in Dublin in the summer - but the city has a feast of spectacular festivals lined up to entertain visitors whatever the weather. The temperatures may not soar too much outside in a traditional Irish...

Get Away From It All On The Leafy Streets Of Dublin

Whichever way you head out of the front door of this guest house, you’re likely to end up in somewhere quaint and interesting in Dublin. The famous glasshouses of the National Botanical Gardens are just a stroll away, while exploring...

Stan Lee And His Super Heroes Changed The World Forever

Stan Lee, the man behind Marvel superheroes has died aged 95 - but the advice from his wife made him marvellous. Lee reached a crossroads in his career in the Sixties when working for Timely Comics. He was tasked with creating...

Finding Your Irish Roots In A Hotel’s History Room

If you have roots in Ireland, finding all you need to trace your family history back more than two centuries in a single room is too much to hope for. But a special library room at the Egans Guest...

Rocking With Laughter At The Edinburgh Festival

Everyone likes a laugh, and one place that rocks with laughter is the famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Hundreds of comedians from all over the world head for the Scottish capital every August to take part in the entertainment. Shows are staged...

Who Is The New Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker?

Doctor who's 13th incarnation as a Time Lord is in the form of a woman – film and TV actor Jodie Whittaker. The choice has not gone down well in some quarters, with thousands of series devotees griping about casting...

Taylor Swift Is World’s Top Earning Celebrity

US pop star Taylor Swift is the world’s biggest earning celebrity, stashing a massive $170 million in the bank for just a year’s work. Her cash came from her ‘1989 World Tour’ dates on the road which grossed more than...

Oscar Glory Snatched Away Because Of A Typo

Cry a tear for actress Amy Adams whop was nominated for a best actress Oscar only to have her name scratched out. The Oscar was not to be, the nomination was a typo mistake, explained administrators. Someone added her name in...

The Force Deserts Jedi Followers In Britain

Following the path of a Jedi is not a religion – but the force is not with them and it’s official. Tens of thousands of followers declared that they worshipped as Jedis in the last British census, making the cult...

How Movie Star Johnny Depp Frittered Away His Millions

The saddest thought emerging from revelations of film star Johnny Depp’s £1.5 million a month spending is the extravagant opulence is funded out of poorer people’s pockets. Depp, in common with musicians, sports stars and other celebrities have a life...

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The internet dilemma of who owns the rights to content has just taken a new twist with a ruling by the High Court in...

And The Word Of The Year For 2019 Is…

English is changing all the time as new words fall in and out of fashion, and the latest in vogue phrase is ‘climate strike’,...

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Wild fires raging in some corner of the world seem to be hot off the press and in the news a lot. Huge fires have...