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News5. 11. 2019

Favorite Irish foods that are actually Irish

A report released by lobby group Love Irish Food has revealed a number of interesting opinions held by the average Irish shopper (out of a survey of 1,000): • 95% of Irish shoppers think “country-of-origin” stickers should be on all produce in stores • 11% believe current labeling in Ireland is clear • 87% of Irish shoppers… more

News30. 10. 2019

CLRG makes official changes to 2020 World Irish Dancing Championships

CLRG rolls back facility fees, announces reopening of hotel bookings, and issues new syllabus for 2020 World Irish Dancing Championships CLRG has announced the official changes being made ahead of the 2020 World Irish Dancing Championships that are to be hosted in Dublin, Ireland from April 5 – 12, 2020. An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha… more

News17. 10. 2019

Competitive Irish dancing is in need of reform

“Pageantry,” “corruption,” and “expensive” – IrishCentral readers overwhelmingly feel competitive Irish dancing is in need of reform Competitive Irish dancing is in need of reform, according to a staggering 96 percent of respondents in our recent IC Poll that saw more than 400 people share their opinions. More than 96 percent of respondents feel competitive Irish dancing… more

News9. 10. 2019

Riverdance announces 25th-anniversary global tour

The Irish dance show that started it all is celebrating its 25th anniversary Riverdance, which launched Irish dancing into the mainstream in 1994, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new worldwide tour next year. While Riverdance originated as an interval act starring Michael Flatley and Jean Butler during the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, it premiered as a full-length… more

News6. 10. 2019

POLL: Is competitive Irish dancing in need of reform?

As CLRG is being “assessed” by the Irish Competition Authority, we want to know your thoughts on the state of competitive Irish dancing Competitive Irish dancing has become, undoubtedly, an expensive sport, despite its humble beginnings. Recently, a group of TCRGs (Irish dance teachers) took a stand against their governing organization CLRG [An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha] when it… more

News22. 9. 2019

The Claddagh community of Galway and its lasting traditions

Before it was known nearly the world over as a piece of jewelery, Claddagh was a community in rural Co Galway. The Claddagh is a well known Irish symbol, but how many people have heard of the Claddagh community in Co. Galway, the home of the man believed to have created the Claddagh ring symbol,… more

News20. 9. 2019

This real 400-year-old Irish castle could be yours for $99k

Live like a king in County Clare?! Close to Shannon Airport and every modern amenity this one-acre site, including a 15-century castle tower, could be amazing When you think of Ireland you most likely think of 40 shades of green, rolling hills, ancient Irish castles, the rugged coastline and the friendly folks that live here.… more

News12. 8. 2019

Irish band Goitse releases new album Úr ahead of 2020 US tour

The tour-loving Irish band Goitse have launched their fifth studio album, Úr, with songs dating from the 18th century right up to the current day The highly acclaimed band Goitse have just launched their eagerly anticipated fifth studio album, Úr.  In the Irish language, “úr” evokes both the ancient and the modern. In modern Irish, it… more

News8. 8. 2019

What do Ireland’s county names mean?

Ever wonder what the Irish language county names we see on football jerseys and road signs actually mean? A short history what’s behind Irish county names. Ireland’s long history of native kingdoms, which were supplanted by assorted invaders (Vikings, Norse, English, golf-playing American tourists) has had a profound effect on the country’s place names. Check out these… more

News3. 8. 2019

100 Irish first names and their beautiful meanings

Looking for an Irish name for a little bundle of joy on the way or just inspired by the beauty of Irish names and their meanings? Here are 100 ideas for you! Here are today’s 100 most popular Irish language baby names, with their meanings and pronunciations – 50 girl names and 50 boy names. See… more

News16. 7. 2019

A guide to Ireland’s fascinating bodhrán drum

The bodhrán is one of Ireland’s oldest traditional musical instruments.The bodhrán is the iconic Irish drum, one of a small select family of Celtic instruments that is stated to pre-date Christianity. Ireland has a deep-rooted and rich musical heritage we are very familiar with. But how much do we really know about this distinctive Irish drum? Despite… more

BSS News1. 7. 2019

BSS 2019 – some classes are full

We are delighted with the high interest in the intermediate/open Irish dance class with Lewis Childs and also fiddle class with Ultan O’Brien. Nevertheless capacity of hall and class room is limited and we must put on hold registrations for these two classes. Those who plan to register yet will be put on a “waiting… more
15th–21st August 2020