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Heroic citizen guides a helpless swan to safety

Heroic citizen guides a helpless swan to safety On Sunday, a swan in Limerick, Ireland, decided it would completely disregard traffic safety rules and take a stroll in the middle of the road.Thankfully, this swan came to no harm because of a man named Jack.

Woman asks Irish politicians what they think of Beyoncé, gets some amazing replies

Woman asks Irish politicians what they think of Beyoncé, gets some amazing replies It's all very well and good listening to politicians talk about politics, but sometimes you just want to know what they think about Beyoncé.Out of the 158 TDs in Ireland, a not-at-all-unimpressive 37 responded to O'Connor's questionnaire.

Trump tried to share a proverb for St. Patrick's Day and it didn't go very well

Trump tried to share a proverb for St. Patrick's Day and it didn't go very well After an Ireland-centric day including meetings with its Prime Minster Enda Kenny, Donald Trump attempted to bestow some wisdom by sharing his favorite proverb of "many years.And it wasn't Irish.

Paul Ryan is getting dragged by Ireland for his dismal pint of Guinness

Paul Ryan is getting dragged by Ireland for his dismal pint of Guinness If you're a politician making a light-hearted St Patrick's Day reference, it's important to get it right.Very important.

St. Patrick's Day Google Doodle is the luckiest thing you'll see all day

St. Patrick's Day Google Doodle is the luckiest thing you'll see all day It wouldn't be St Patrick's Day without a cheery green tweak to Google's homepage.Patrick’s Day, today’s Doodle takes us to the mystical Skellig Michael, a remote island just off the coast of County Kerry, Ireland.

Donald Trump tweets about St. Patrick's Day, everyone makes the same joke

Donald Trump tweets about St. Patrick's Day, everyone makes the same joke Despite their best efforts, Republicans' attempts to embrace St.First there was Donald Trump's green MAGA baseball cap, then there was his failed attempt to share an Irish proverb, and Thursday there was the not-exactly-positive response to Paul Ryan's pint of Guinness.

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here is the Irish prime minister trolling Trump

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here is the Irish prime minister trolling Trump Capitol's St.Patrick's Day rituals did not bring Donald Trump any luck this year.

The real story behind Trump's fake Irish/Nigerian 'proverb'

The real story behind Trump's fake Irish/Nigerian 'proverb' Patrick's Day by sharing a proverb with his gathered "Irish friends" that was neither Irish nor a proverb, as far as anyone could tell.Here's Trump's St.

This student's hilariously bizarre campaign video escalates so damn fast

This student's hilariously bizarre campaign video escalates so damn fast Running for a position at your students' union is a competitive business, so it's always good to find a way to stand out from the competition.Aoife O'Brien, a student at the University of Limerick in Ireland, seems to have figured out the key to setting herself apart from the crowd.

Comedian tweets the perfect response to news story about his own death

Comedian tweets the perfect response to news story about his own death Reading a news story about your own death may sound like the plot of a Stephen King novel, but for Irish comedian Dara Ó Briain it was very much real life.On Wednesday, though, one of his fans alerted him to some alarming news from back home.

Incredible hand-tinted postcards capture 1890s Ireland in vivid color

Incredible hand-tinted postcards capture 1890s Ireland in vivid color These postcards of the sweeping hills, cliffs, and towns of Ireland were created using the Photochrom process, a complex method of imbuing black-and-white photographs with relatively realistic color.It entailed coating a tablet of lithographic limestone with a light-sensitive emulsion, then exposing it to sunlight under a photo negative.

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

Irish farmer's glorious accent is so strong even Irish people can't understand it There are local accents, and there are local accents.The Irish farmers in the video below, who featured in a recent RTÉ broadcast about sheep theft, are the perfect example of just how tricky to understand some dialects can be.

Irish police have the perfect Facebook caption for this 'Simpsons' road sign

Irish police have the perfect Facebook caption for this 'Simpsons' road sign If there's one thing everyone in this world can appreciate, it's a well-timed Simpsons reference.Somehow it's even more satisfying when it comes from the police, too.

Man makes impressively bizarre hotel request, hotel delivers

Man makes impressively bizarre hotel request, hotel delivers Making special requests when booking a hotel isn't exactly uncommon.Maybe you'd like a wake-up call, for instance, or some room service.

Ed Sheeran walked into an Irish pub and things escalated quickly

Ed Sheeran walked into an Irish pub and things escalated quickly Ed Sheeran popped into an Irish pub called O'Connor's in Galway, but not for a casual pint.Locals who showed up at the pub for their usual Tuesday evening tipple would have been surprised to see its doors closed to the public.

Men discover perfect new way to use those moving walkways at the airport

Men discover perfect new way to use those moving walkways at the airport It's a well-known fact that travelators (you know, those moving walkways at airports) are the most fun part of traveling.But it's not often that they get the viral attention they deserve.

3 Irish moms try weed for the first time, carnage ensues

3 Irish moms try weed for the first time, carnage ensues Remember that TV show about the three British grandmothers going to Amsterdam to smoke weed for the first time?Well, now it's the turn of three Irish mums.