The Irish Government will begin to charge for Water

A new system of domestic water charges is being introduced for homes that are connected to a public water supply (or to public wastewater services). The Commission for Energy Regulation, which is the economic regulator for Irish Water, has decided the scheme of water charges. Up to this time households in Ireland have not paid […]

Ireland to Install a Postal-Code System Next Spring

Unlike the rest of Europe and most of the industrialized world, Ireland doesn’t have a postal-code system, which is the equivalent of a ZIP Code in the U.S. Now the government wants to install it’s first postal-code system next spring. Addresses now just have names of the area down to a section of a town. […]

Ian Paisley Dead at Age 88

Ian Paisley, the founder of The Free Presbyterian Church in 1951 in Northern Ireland after a split with the Presbyterian Church has died at the age of 88. Ian Richard Kyle Paisley was born in Armagh, County Armagh, and brought up in the town of Ballmena, County Antrim, where his father James Kyle Paisley was […]

IRISHMAN “WRONG WAY CORRIGAN” MADE HISTORY HIS WAY

The stories of the exploits of the Irish in the early history of aviation has been told may times and in many ways. However one aviator, known forever as “Wrong Way” Corrigan, still captures the imagination of the Irish and others throughout the world some 50 years after his famous exploit in 1937. People view […]

Robert Emmets Hurling Club Features Celtic Sport Day

If you’ve been curious about the ancient Irish sport of hurling, or are an ardent fan looking to deepen your knowledge of the game and have a lash at it yourself, the Twin Cities Robert Emmets Hurling Club invites you to come out for their Celtic Sport Day, May 10, noon to three, at the […]