World Irish Dancing Championships – in pictures

Dancers from around the world were stomping the floorboards and leaping into the air as they showed off their best moves in Dublin recently. The event draws 5,000 performers from Ireland and overseas. Contestants range in age from eight to 30

Dublin – Centenary celebrations for the Republic

This year marks the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a crucial step towards Irish independence a few years later. Commemorative events include a major exhibition in Dublin’s National Museum of Ireland, at Collins Barracks, called: Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising (museum.ie), it opens on 3 March. Other events include a day of celebrationContinue reading “Dublin – Centenary celebrations for the Republic”