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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ireland’

Omagh Bombing: Seamus Daly Found Responsible For 1998 Attack

Irish Republican Army veteran, Seamus Daly, was arrested on Monday in the town of Newry. The 43-year-old is now facing a total of 33 charges, including the 29 murders that happened in the car bomb attack in Omagh in 1998. The Omagh Bombing is considered the worst terrorist crime in Northern Ireland. As a result of the attack, 29 people …

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Netflix UK, Ireland Subscribers Get ‘Homeland’ And ‘American Horror Story’

Netflix announced that that it is getting the first two seasons of Homeland and American Horror Story exclusively in the UK and Ireland per a partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Television. These shows will join other available content from Twentieth Century Fox including Sons of Anarchy, White Collar, The Killing, 24, Prison Break, The League, Arrested Development and It’s Always …

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Garth Brooks Facing Legal Action in Ireland

Garth Brooks might soon be facing legal action from residents in Dublin, Ireland who don’t want him holding concerts in Croke Park. Those residents have already notified the concert organizers of potential legal action. It was via an open letter that the media learned of the pending legal action. Written by the Croke Park Residents Committee, they claim the concerts …

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Irish Nanny Charged in Baby Death Requests Bail

New evidence in favor of an Irish nanny accused of murder may be a turning point in the case of a deceased Cambridge, Mass., baby girl. Aisling Brady McCarthy, 35, is facing charges in the death of 1-year-old Rehma Sabir, who allegedly succumbed to head injuries at the time of her supervision. McCarthy’s attorneys presented new substantial medical evidence on …

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Garth Brooks Ireland Concerts Sell Out Quickly

Fact: people in Ireland like country music. Another fact: they really, really like Garth Brooks. Tickets for three Garth Brooks comeback concerts set to play in the Emerald Isle at Croke Park sold out in about an hour and a half. That’s 240,000 tickets gone in 90 minutes. That’s also about one ticket for every 25 people in Ireland, including …

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Cannibal Rat-Infested Ghost Ship Headed For The UK?

Adrift in the North Atlantic Sea swirls Lyubov Orlova, an unmanned Yugoslavian-built hulk cruise ship with a crew of cannibalistic rats. “She is floating around out there somewhere,” Pim de Rhoodes, a Belgian salvage hunter who seeks Lyubov Orlova, told The Sun. “There will be a lot of rats and they eat each other. If I get aboard I’ll have …

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Twitter Expands Its Alert System

Twitter launched a new alert system for emergencies and other important information back in September. This morning, the company announced that it is expanding into the UK and Ireland. Nearly sixty accounts in the region have signed up to participate. These include 47 police forces in the UK, An Garda Síochána, the London Fire Brigade, the Mayor of London’s office, …

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Netflix Gives Students Free Subscriptions For Talking About Movies And TV Shows

In the UK and Ireland, Netflix is offering students a shot at a year’s free subscription as part of a Student Ambassador program. Announced via Twitter and Facebook, the program calls on students to use Twitter to discuss shows and movies they watch on Netflix with the larger community. “Students are a big part of our Netflix UK and Ireland …

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Seamus Heaney Death Mourned Across the World

Let us take a break from Miley and the Twerking and remember that life has more to offer than endless garbage. The beloved poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney died yesterday at the age of 74, in Dublin. The literary world is grieving at the sudden and surprising loss of an incredible poet who was said to have a gentle …

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Northern Ireland Violence Between Catholics and Protestants Lead To Injuries

It’s time for a quick history lesson, the contents of which might sound familiar if you happen to have a love for European history (as the writer of this article does). Back in the seventeenth century, when the English empire was taking strides to conquer as much of the world as it could, they succeeded in capturing Ireland, and proceeded …

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Caroline Kennedy Carries Eternal Flame to Ireland

Caroline Kennedy, daughter of American president John F. Kennedy, carried an eternal flame from her father’s gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery in the United States, all the way to Dunganstown in County Wexford, Ireland. There she used that flame this past Saturday to light another in commemoration of the president’s historic visit there fifty years earlier. While JFK’s visit to …

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Netflix to Stream The Killing Across the Pond One Day After It Airs

U.S. audiences will see the third season of The Killing air this Sunday, June 2nd, on AMC. And Netflix users across the pond, in the U.K. and Ireland won’t have to wait very long after that to stream it themselves. Netflix has announced that new episodes of the show will become available to stream in the aforementioned markets just one …

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