The Ancient Game Of Hurling In The IT Age


The ancient heroes of Ireland couldn’t have imagined a game of hurling without the mortal risk that comes with it. Well smartphones have changed all that, and now the only risk hurling sports fans need face is a blister on their swipe finger from over playing this cool GPA Hurling app (by publisher Zoodazzle).

Download the Official GPA Hurling for iOS  and Android 


Your score contributes to your chosen team’s overall score. Who will win between Cork and Waterford in this digital pre-Allianz League final? You Decide!

Download the Official GPA Hurling for iOS  and Android 


Easter 1916 | Our Ireland

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Easter, 1916 I have met them at close of day Coming with vivid faces From counter or desk among grey Eighteenth-century houses. I have passed with a nod of the head Or polite meaningless words, Or have lingered awhile and…

Clips from the Easter rising set to Grace by the Wolfe Tones. To Grace Gifford from Joseph Plunkett, the poet and rebel, the following verse of a poem he wrote to her. The song that follows was written to commemorate…

The Easter Proclamation 1916 On the 24th of April 1916, the Green Harp Flag of the Irish Republic and the Tricolor were hoisted high above the GPO on Sackville Street (now Dublin’s O’Connoll Street, the capital’s main thoroughfare) replacing the…


Travel Links

Below are some links I hope you find useful when visiting Ireland!


Ryanair – Low cost Flights from Europe to Ireland
Aer Lingus – Flights from USA and Europe to Ireland
EasyJet – Low cost flights from Europe to Ireland
Delta – Flights from USA to Ireland
Continental – Flights from USA to Ireland
American Airlines – Flights from USA to Ireland
Irish Airports

Kerry Airport – Kerry Airport, Southwest Ireland
Shannon Airport – US and European Flights
Cork Airport – European Flights
Belfast City Airport – European Flights
City of Derry Airport – European Flights
Belfast International Airport – US and European Flights

Irish Road and Rail Transport

Bus Éireann – Ireland’s national bus service
Irish Rail – Ireland’s national train service
Dublin Bus – Dublin bus service


Irish Ferries – Ferries from the UK and France to Ireland
P&O Ferries – Ferries from the UK to Ireland
Stena Line – Ferries from the UK to Ireland

Weather – Irish weather service – Irish & international weather
Magic Seaweed – Surfing forecasts

Other Great Sites!

For Winter Hikers –