Ирландия

Irish Facebook usage drops by 300,000 users in 2019

04.09.2019

Facebook loses 300k+ users in Ireland in less than 9 months – Facebook usage declines by around 10% in Ireland – Almost twice as many pensioners as schoolkids on Facebook – Facebook Stories is a failure – Instagram is where the under 30s audience is An analysis of Facebook usage by Mulley Communications has shown […]

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Workers’ Plight in Aftermath of Apple/Globetech Controversy

29.08.2019

Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry said today that Apple need to be held to account for the treatment of workers who had their work contracts suddenly ended last week before being paid off with one weeks’ pay. He said that some of the workers affected were people who had upended their lives and […]

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15 фактов об ирландском флаге или Краткая история ирландского триколора

18.08.2019

«Пасхальное восстание» – событие положившее основу государственности современной Республики Ирландия. Одним из главных символов страны стал трех цветный ораньжево-бело-зеленый флаг. Вот несколько неизвестных фактов о Ирландском триколоре. 1.       Всем известно, что знаменитым ирландский триколор стал в 1916 году во время Пасхального восстания. На самом же деле задолго до этого, а именно 7 марта 1848 года […]

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Fillet steak from Ireland named best in the world

13.07.2019

The best fillet steak in the world comes from Ireland, it was announced at a ceremony held in Dublin last night. The Irish steak, made from Angus cross beef and reared in Limerick, was crowned the “World’s Best Fillet” at the World Steak Challenge and was described by judges as being “picture-perfect fillet with all the flavour to […]

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Ireland receives EU road safety award for 2019

20.06.2019

Ireland named second safest European Union Member State in 2018 Ireland has today been named the winner of this year’s prestigious European Transport Safety Council Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) award. The annual award is presented to a European country that has demonstrated continued progress on road safety combined with a strategic approach to tackling […]

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Referendum on divorce passes with 82.1% voting ‘Yes’

27.05.2019

The referendum on divorce has been passed by large majority with a final result of 82.1% voting in favour, and 17.9% voting against. The declaration was made at Dublin Castle in the early hours of this morning. The highest Yes vote was in the Dublin constituency of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, where 86.7% voted in favour of […]

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Further findings from the RTÉ TG4 Exit Poll suggest there is significant support among Irish voters for a united Ireland

27.05.2019

65% of voters polled have indicated they would vote in favour of a United Ireland if a referendum was held tomorrow. 19% would vote against the proposal, while 15% of respondents to the poll said they did not know or refused to answer the question. Excluding undecided and non-voters, the findings suggest that 77% are […]

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William Patrick Hitler: The Irishman who fought his uncle

01.03.2019

History is a complex and entertaining subject. Time after time, some unusual and surprising secrets appear from the deepest parts of history, about which one wants to learn more and more. Here we have such a secret, which not many would have known about. The story begins in 1909, by the banks of the river […]

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In the event of a no-deal Brexit the driving licence of a UK licence holder living here in Ireland will not be recognised and the driver will not be able to continue to drive here in Ireland on that licence

22.02.2019

The advice to such drivers is that they should exchange their UK driving licence for an Irish driving licence before the 29 March 2019, which is set as the withdrawal date of the UK from the EU. Under current arrangements a UK licence holder resident here in Ireland has an entitlement to make such an […]

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Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime

19.02.2019

THE MAJORITY OF Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime, a new poll has shown. Last night’s poll for Claire Byrne Live on RTÉ 1, which was carried out by Amárach Research, revealed that 63% of people want to see a united Ireland before they die. Just 18% of people […]

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