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11 Irish Nobel Prize Winners

By Veronica De Biasio / July 14, 2020

The Nobel Prize is the most important acknowledgement in the whole world annually assigned to personalities that distinguished themselves for their work and their contribution in the various fields of human knowledge, and their commitment to world peace. The prizes were first awarded in 1901 in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, and Physiology or Medicine. Which […]

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Irish Literature – from 16th century to 60s

By Veronica De Biasio / July 3, 2020

Welcome back! Curious about Irish Literature? We have talked about from the arrival of Christianity to the Middle Ages in the first part. If you missed it, take a look here. If you want to learn more about how history affects literature, you’re in the right place! The modern period Throughout the 16th century, English […]

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Irish Literature – from Christianity to Middle Ages

By Veronica De Biasio / June 26, 2020

Irish literature offers a profound legacy and many novelties in the word literary landscape. Ireland is the birthplace of many Oscar winners. Ireland’s enormous culture is proud of the great artists who have managed to achieve resounding success around the globe. But when did the first literary works begin? Irish literature beginning We know little […]

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Ireland celebrates its Pride

By Veronica De Biasio / June 17, 2020

Fabulous costumes, rainbow-themed accessories and a festive crowd, pride festivals are spectacular and brazenly entertaining. Dubliners raise their voices and show their colourful side during one of the best LGBTQ festivals in Ireland, only this time virtually.  Usually, the city would have become a rainbow of céilís gay, disco nights, theater shows. However, this year […]

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Bloomsday – Celebrating Joyce’s Ulysses

By Veronica De Biasio / June 16, 2020

Have you ever heard of Bloomsday? Pub crawling, costume reading and various other activities that dramatise one of world’s most revered novels, the celebration is both unique and interesting. Read the article and learn everything you need to know about Bloomsday. Origins of the name Contrary to its name, Bloomsday is a week-long festival that […]

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Game of Thrones® in Northern Ireland – Itinerary Part 2

By Veronica De Biasio / June 9, 2020

Welcome back! Have you read the first part? If not, let’s take a look here. Game of Thrones® has been known for its many locations and visual effects. The TV show took place in around 25 locations around Northern Ireland and other filming locations, such as, for instance, Canada, Iceland, Malta and Spain. In the […]

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Game of Thrones® in Northern Ireland – Itinerary Part 1

By Veronica De Biasio / June 2, 2020

Last year the worldwide known series Game of Thrones® ended, disappointing some fan and surprising others. The series has been known for its many locations and visual effects. Game of Thrones® took place in around 25 locations around Northern Ireland and other filming locations, such as Canada, Iceland, Malta and Spain. In this article let’s […]

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Life after Coronavirus

By Veronica De Biasio / May 13, 2020

Coronavirus is rewriting our life, our future and our thoughts. Due to the spread of Coronavirus, we are being forced to change old habits and mundane daily acts, such as avoiding shaking hands and touching each other. While processing the situation, feelings of anxiety and grief are circulating over and over. Emotional repercussions will accompany […]

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Stay home, stay safe? Not for everyone!

By Veronica De Biasio / April 26, 2020

You’ve heard it so many times: “Stay home, stay safe”, but how real is this catchy sentence? Sometimes, things can be a bit more complex. For some people, this motto does not fully reflect their reality. Domestic abuse victims and witnesses and those that suffer from psychological disorders are only a few of those whose […]