Irish traveller sisters reveal they have to disguise their accents to get into restaurants

A pair of Irish traveller sisters have revealed they put on posh voices to disguise their accents when booking restaurants to stop from being turned away. Caitlin Mac, 20, and younger sister Lizzie, 18, from St Albans, have racked up 152,000 followers on TikTok after posting clips sharing an insight into life as an Irish traveller … Read more

Alex Cullen jokes about Peter Stefanovic having ‘Irish twins’

Today show newsreader Alex Cullen jokes about Peter Stefanovic having ‘Irish twins’ after welcoming his second son with wife Sylvia Jeffreys By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 07:18 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 07:18 BST, 7 April 2021 Peter Stefanovic and his wife Sylvia Jeffreys welcomed their newborn son Henry on Saturday, … Read more

Irish tour guide forced to apologise after ‘disturbing’ April Fool’s joke

Irish tour guide causes outrage with ‘disturbing’ April Fool’s joke after claiming Cliffs of Moher would be lowered 300ft to give ‘jumpers a better survival rate’ Irish tourism listings site apologise for ‘disturbing’ April Fool’s post about suicide Referenced ‘jumpers’ after claiming the height of the nearby Cliffs of Moher would be reduced by 200 … Read more

Author and former British spy John le Carré became an Irish citizen before he died aged 89

Acclaimed spy writer John Le Carré died an Irishman after gaining citizenship from the country where his grandmother was born because he was unhappy that the UK had voted for Brexit.  Le Carré, whose real name was David Cornwell, died in December aged 89 after a short battle with pneumonia. His publisher confirmed he did … Read more

Author and former British spy John le Carré became an Irish citizen before he died aged 89

Acclaimed spy writer John Le Carré died an Irishman after gaining citizenship from the country where his grandmother was born because he was unhappy that the UK had voted for Brexit.  Le Carré, whose real name was David Cornwell, died in December aged 89 after a short battle with pneumonia. His publisher confirmed he did … Read more

Jedward shave their heads to raise money for Irish Cancer Society in honour of their late mother

Jedward discussed their late mother’s influence on their career after shaving their heads in her honour. The X Factor stars, 29, whose parent passed away from cancer in February 2019, reflected on how Susanna ‘never wanted us to be scared’ as they appeared on Sky News on Wednesday. John and Edward Grimes also touched on … Read more

Irish PUBS could be turned into remote work hubs as part of nation’s plans for life after Covid 

Irish PUBS could be turned into remote work hubs as part of nation’s plans for life after Covid Irish government has released a 5-year post-pandemic rural development plan Includes the idea to transform rural Irish pubs into remove work hubs   A national network of 400 remote working hubs would be established By Sophie Tanno For … Read more

Fears for British and Irish workers caught in Mozambique bloodbath

Dozens of people have been killed in an attack by Islamist insurgents on the northern Mozambique town of Palma. A spokesman for the country’s defence and security forces confirmed the attack this week. Among the dead were seven people killed when a convoy of cars was ambushed in an escape attempt. The number of people … Read more

Irish airline Aer Lingus ‘asks staff to move to Britain’

Aer Lingus is moving staff to Britain because of the pandemic ‘uncertainty’ threatening Ireland’s travel industry, ministers have been told.  Ireland’s flag carrier yesterday announced it was launching four trans-Atlantic routes from Manchester Airport in the coming months.  Sinn Fein politician Darren O’Rourke said he had seen a ‘deeply concerning’ internal memo from the firm … Read more

Hundreds of desperate Irish residents try to book jabs in NORTHERN Ireland

Hundreds of desperate Irish residents try to book jabs in NORTHERN Ireland where half the population has been vaccinated – compared to just 10% south of the border People from as far as Dublin and Galway have even been making the journey  Around half the adult population has now been inoculated in Northern Ireland  Head … Read more