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Painting of Buenos Aires by Richard Adams (1832)

A History Of The Irish In Argentina


The Irish diaspora, a diverse community with a common heritage, inhabits every corner of the globe. The story of one far-flung community in South America, which grew to become the fifth largest Irish diaspora…

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Here’s To Our Plastic Fantastic Future


There are times when I despair for the future of our planet. I’m usually in the supermarket when this happens, muttering to myself about the impossibility of buying anything that’s…

Holy Wells of Ireland


Holy wells have been centres of piety for centuries in Ireland. That is, until they paved paradise, and put up a parking lot. But some of these wells still exist…

Essential Life Hacks


Here are some hints and tips from our 2018 edition to make your life a little easier.

The First Dáil Éireann: Challenges and Obstacles


Ireland’s newly elected government deputies met for the first time on 21st January 1919. Nowadays, complaining about our elected officials (often with good cause) makes for a great armchair sport, but…

Holistic Therapies For Animals


Holistic therapies for humans have grown in popularity over the past number of years. Many people use these therapies to manage chronic health problems, or just to stay healthy. But…

An Amazing Aurora Story


The early months of 2016 were an exceptional time for seeing the northern lights in Ireland, from Donegal all the way down to Cork. This is quite the rare occurrence.…