Ingenius Irish Inventions
Ireland invented Hurling and so much more … Tattoo machine In 1891 Samuel O’Reilly updated Thomas Edison’s basic electric pen design with ink and needles and getting a shamrock tattoo has been easy ever since. Flavoured chips (aka crisps) Only salt you needed to sprinkle on chips yourself existed before Joseph Murphy (thankfully) invented cheese […]READ MORE
Get to know Kilkenny’s Richie Hogan
Position: Mid fielder Age: 29 Born: Danesfort, Kilkenny County. Seven All Ireland Medals Seven Leinster Medals Four National Hurling League Medals 2014 Hurler of the Year Hogan chose to put his teaching career on hold to fully focus on hurling, and being the best player he can be. What makes hurling stand out among other sports […]READ MORE
WHAT ON EARTH IS HURLING?
Is it an ancient Irish past time where you run around chasing a ball with sticks? Sure.. and much more… It’s been around for 3000 years. It can be described as a cross between the skills of lacrosse, baseball and rugby- ouch! Hurling is not for the faint hearted, it’s widely known as the fastest […]READ MORE
Damien Dempsey’s hot hits you’ve just got you hear
Sure, it’s only our opinion but here’s our top five list of Damien Dempsey’s hot hits. Fingers crossed we’ll be hearing a few of these in November! 5. Can’t go past this one. Neither could the British filmmakers of ‘Tyrannosaur‘ who used it throughout the film. 4. Another one off Dempsey’s Best Irish Album nominated ‘Shots‘ […]READ MORE