Articles Tagged 'Northern Ireland'

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WATCH: Northern Ireland Man Goes Extra Mile for Best Man Speech, Literally

Standing up in front of a group of people to give a speech can be terrifying, especially if you’re not prepared, which is what happened when Ciaran Morrison, 26, from Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, reached into his pocket during his friend’s wedding to find his best man speech had gone missing, reports the U.K. Telegraph. Rather than […]

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10 Reasons to Visit Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast, Northern Ireland is a bustling city with stunning scenery, historical landmarks and a vibrant city center. The island of Ireland’s second largest city, and largest city in Northern Ireland, is the birthplace of C.S. Lewis, author of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe series, and now home to the film set of Game of Thrones. We would really love […]

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Liam Neeson Lends Voice to Northern Ireland

Liam Neeson has been a megastar for a while now, starring in action flicks like Taken and most recently Non-Stop, but he hasn’t forgotten where he’s from, Ballymena, County Antrim in Northern Ireland to be exact. Sure, Neeson could sit around gabbing with his Hollywood pals, delighting folks with his Irish brogue, but instead, he’s putting […]

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Dating a British Man: The First Date

Dating a British Man is a ten-part series that will take you through the dating ups and downs, it can be considered a guide as what to do — or, what not to do — depending on how you look at it. Here are some tidbits based on my experiences dating British men from England, […]

Royal Roundup: Coming to a Country Near You

Buckingham Palace has announced travel plans for the royal family to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next year. The Queen’s press secretary posted the royal destinations on the monarchy’s official website. The statement said that the Queen herself, and the Duke of Edinburgh, “will be traveling as widely as possible across England, Scotland, Wales and […]

Kowalski: On the convenient bus to easy street

While Anglophenia head blogger Kevin is on vacation for the holidays, our resident Belfast native Michael Cree decided to step in and write about the music from his hometown. And he’s letting you in on one of Northern Ireland’s best-kept secrets, Kowalski. Well, they won’t be a secret much longer, as they are poised for […]

A Northern Irish Invasion of New York City

Oppenheimer If you like your hard rock with an Irish brogue, you should have gone to the Knitting Factory in New York City last night. NI in NY, a showcase held by the Northern Ireland Music Industry Commission, featured new music from Northern Irish bands. The sound of blistering guitars was almost drowned out by […]