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The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

How Irish Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley Defied Elizabeth I And Conquered A Man’s World

How pirate queen Grace O'Malley ruled the high seas, bent the English crown to her will, and rose to the top of a world with little place for …

Warnings that Skellig Michael could lose World Heritage Site status over Star Wars promotions

There are warnings that Skellig Michael could lose its UNESCO World Heritage status due to its rebranding as a Star Wars site.<p>An Taisce is urging the …

After 12 Years I’m Still Enchanted By Emerald Island

I’ve moved here years ago but I’m still enchanted by its beauty!<p>You will understand why when you see some of my favourite photographs that I took in …

7 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Destinations You Can Visit in Real Life

You don't have to go to a galaxy far, far away.<p>While the intergalactic locations featured in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” may feel like they come from …

New £30m trawler for fishing fleet

<b>A new £30m trawler bought by a Kilkeel family is an expression of confidence in the future of fishing, according to industry leaders.</b><p>However they say it will not be seen in Northern Ireland waters because of a lack of investment in harbour infrastructure.<p>The 86m-long Voyager is too big to land its …

Fishing

Fishermen find an 18-foot-long sea giant in their nets and, no, we're not freaking out

Lightning struck twice for the crew of the trawler ship Cú na Mara. On Tuesday, they caught their second rare giant squid in the waters off the …

Irish Rep Extends The Aran Islands Off-Broadway

Brendan Conroy stars in the one-actor adaptation of John Millington Synge’s work that began previews June 15.<p>Irish Repertory Theatre has announced …

Journal of Folklore Research: JFR Review for Ireland's Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth

<i>Ireland's Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth</i><p>By Mark Williams. 2016. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 608 pages. ISBN: 9780691157313 …

Shark Deathmatch, Crazy ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag, and More Viral Videos

From a terrifying Great White Shark Deathmatch to the weirdest (and funniest) Simpsons couch gag ever, watch our countdown of this week’s buzziest …

Irish farmer's glorious accent is so strong even Irish people can't understand it

There are local accents, and there are <i>local</i> accents.<p>The Irish farmers in the video below, who featured in a recent RTÉ broadcast about sheep theft, …

Welcome to the World's Greatest Pub Town: Dingle, Ireland

Why people from all over Ireland—and the world—stop in for a pint at the century-old bars in this wee town hours from everything on Ireland's rocky …

Ireland

Irish pubs aplenty in cozy town

On a trip to Europe, we went looking for some real Irish charm. We found it in Dingle, a town of 1,200 people on Ireland's southwest coast.<p>This story …

Man instantly regrets taking retired racehorse for gentle countryside trot

"Whoah, whoah, whoah... Sham, walk... woah... Shamrock!... No, Sham for FUCK'S SAKE!"<p>These are just some of the gloriously panicked sounds made by …

Day Drinking in Brooklyn’s Most Authentic Irish Bars With Author Eamon Loingsigh

Author Eamon Loingsigh knows his New York City watering holes. His great-grandfather, an immigrant from County Clare, was the proprietor of Lynch’s …

N.J. assemblyman: Today's immigrant stories are much like the American story of the Irish

<b>By John F. McKeon</b><p>Today more than 34 million Americans trace their heritage to Ireland.<p>Beyond sheer numbers, representing 1/10 of the population, …

Luke Kelly - The Performer

The Original Trump Haters | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee | TBS

Samantha Bee

Scottish comedian pens hilarious yet brutal piece about Trump

Frankie Boyle has penned an opinion piece on Donald Trump and it's both hilarious and snarky as hell. The Scottish comedian is notorious for his …

The Whole World Is Now Trolling Trump With Hilarious “America First” Spoof Videos

Earlier we wrote about European countries trolling Trump with hilarious "America First" spoof videos. Very funny videos, people love them. But this …

Brexit poses a threat to Ireland’s aircraft-leasing business

THE glass office blocks of Dublin’s docklands still stand proud; the banks that built them no longer do. The financial crisis of 2008 took down …

The First Observations of Sea Ice Came From 8th-Century Irish Monks in Iceland

They were actually searching for God.<p>One of the charts that the National Snow and Ice Data Center produces shows the area of the Earth’s surface that …

The Best Cities for St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Once a religious feast day to honor Ireland's patron saint, Patrick, March 17 is now the day celebrated the world round with festivals, parties and …

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

21 Informative Maps That Will Change Your Worldview

We love a good map. Especially one that will make you think twice about the world around you. More than just helping you move from place to place, maps are a great means to easily view information. Wondering what countries are more populous than Bangladesh? Or curious about how many female …

Hair Color

Irish schoolgirl with autism, ADHD sings powerful version of ‘Hallelujah’

DONAGHADEE, Ireland — A 10-year-old girl’s performance of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” is giving the Internet chills.<p>BBC reports Kaylee Rogers, who …

Autism

Jane Smiley Explores Ancient Ireland’s Mysterious Tombs

About a half-mile past the entrance to Newgrange, in the Valley of the Boyne, County Meath, Ireland, is a handmade sign with an arrow that reads “Irish crafts for sale.” I am, of course, fascinated by Newgrange, a Neolithic site that predates Stonehenge by a thousand years, but I can never pass up …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Jon Stewart: ‘The Daily Show’ Didn't Bring Me ‘Joy’