CHILDREN OVER the age of 12 in Ireland will be offered a Covid-19 vaccine within weeks, the Health Service Executive (HSE) has announced. As part of Ireland's continued fight against the coronavirus pandemic, children across the nation will be eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine after the National Immunisation Advisory Committee updated its advice to recommend that children … [Read more...] about Children over 12 to receive Covid-19 vaccines within weeks, HSE confirms
"The Wild Laughter" by Caoilinn Hughes is the August selection for the IrishCentral Book Club. Each month, we will pick a new Irish book or a great book by an Irish author and celebrate the amazing ability of the Irish to tell a good story for the IrishCentral Book Club. Throughout August, we'll be reading "The Wild Laughter" by Caoilinn Hughes, the winner of the 2021 Encore … [Read more...] about IrishCentral’s Book of the Month: “The Wild Laughter” by Caoilinn Hughes
I have been following the story of The Puca of Ennistymon with great enthusiasm since it broke earlier this year. I've even had the opportunity to speak with its creator, Aidan Harte, on The Hut Near The Bog podcast. Clare County Council recently put plans to erect the Puca on hold until the Fall/Autumn. Before these plans are revisited, now seems like a good time to make an … [Read more...] about Will the Puca be a lost opportunity for Ennistymon?
Located west of Galway City, in large tracts of Connemara, is Ireland's second-largest Gaeltacht region. Here the Irish language lives on in songs and stories. Connemara and the Islands offer a wide range of interesting activities to enjoy while exploring the spectacularly scenic region on Ireland's wild west coast. Swing your shot on one of our many golf courses, cast your … [Read more...] about Connemara Heartlands Gaeltacht, Galway
Irish Olympic bronze medalist Paddy Barnes has hit out at Piers Morgan after the controversial British television host claimed that "real sporting champions don't celebrate coming third". Barnes, who won bronze in light flyweight boxing at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, jokingly offered to fight Morgan for his two bronze medals. "Piers, I'll fight you for my Bronze medals," … [Read more...] about Irish Olympian boxer takes aim at Piers Morgan