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Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:08:26 +0000

In a bid to boost ratings, RTÉ unveiled a poll for Ireland’s sexiest accents, and the results came as no surprise. Let’s take a look. It’s official: according to a recent poll, Dublin’s D4 accent was voted the sexiest Irish accent, which is no surprise to many. In a random poll conducted by none other [...] The post D4 accent voted SEXIEST Irish ACCENT appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Thu, 22 Feb 2024 13:51:24 +0000

Irish star of the moment Barry Keoghan will build upon his brief foray into the world of Gotham villainy in The Batman – Part II. Irish film fans were excited to learn that Barry Keoghan’s character in Matt Reeves’s epic The Batman – credited as Unseen Arkham Prisoner – was indeed the iconic DC Comics [...] The post Barry Keoghan’s Joker to make a return in Batman sequel appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:24:03 +0000

A whole new generation of celebrity, TikTok and Instagram influencers are as big as music and film stars were back in the day. Here are ten Northern Irish TikTokers and Instagrammers you should know. From drag queens to travel influencers, makeup artists to personal trainers, social media is a rich and diverse platform where everyone [...] The post Top 10 Northern Irish TIKTOKERS and INSTAGRAMMERS appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Wed, 21 Feb 2024 12:57:46 +0000

Things are about to change regarding the price of the nation’s favourite deli snack, and we have all the details here. It’s official; the Irish government has announced their bold plans to increase taxes on the nation’s favourite snack – the chicken fillet roll. The humble chicken fillet roll is the saviour of the hungover, [...] The post Government announces plan to INCREASE TAXES on chicken fillet rolls appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:20:14 +0000

Ireland has had its fair share of shocking robberies over the years. There have been certain robberies and heists over the decades that have truly shocked the nation and beyond. The notoriety of these particular cases still persists today. From one of Europe’s biggest art robbery heists to walking out of the bank with millions, [...] The post The 5 most NOTORIOUS Irish ROBBERIES of all time appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Tue, 20 Feb 2024 13:57:45 +0000

There have been some truly shocking fake Irish accents in films over the years, but which do viewers think are the worst? A study by language experts at Preply has analysed over 234,000 reviews of the most popular movies on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes spanning multiple decades and genres.  With this, Preply has discovered which films have received the [...] The post The worst fake Irish accents in films EVER, according to IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes reviews appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Fri, 16 Feb 2024 15:45:45 +0000

The League of Ireland returns tonight (16 February) with some exciting fixtures. We look at tonight’s games and the season as a whole. The dust has barely settled on last season’s League of Ireland football as the 2024 season kicks off this evening. We take a look at tonight’s fixtures and pick out some important [...] The post League of Ireland preview: football is back! appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Fri, 16 Feb 2024 11:36:40 +0000

Whether it’s The Late Late Show, The Tommy Tiernan Show, or Kelly, we all have our favourite Irish TV talk show. Here are some memorable moments broadcast throughout the years. From the cutest kids saying the funniest things to awkward slips of the tongue, these are the ten most iconic Irish talk show moments you [...] The post Top 10 ICONIC Irish talk show MOMENTS appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Thu, 15 Feb 2024 13:06:11 +0000

The Derry/Londonderry debate is one that has gone on for decades. County Derry, officially known as County Londonderry, is one of the 32 counties of Ireland, one of the nine counties of Ulster, and one of six counties of Northern Ireland. The Derry/Londonderry name dispute is one that has been a subject of contention in [...] The post Why is DERRY sometimes called LONDONDERRY? The name dispute EXPLAINED appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Thu, 15 Feb 2024 11:47:50 +0000

UK holiday park Pontins has received an “unlawful act notice” for its discriminatory practices. These include the blacklisting of 40 Irish surnames. In its heyday, Pontins was one of the UK’s most prominent holiday park chains, providing customers with a wide range of sites and years of happy memories. Today, the chain is a shadow [...] The post UK holiday park chain blacklisted these 40 Irish surnames appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Thu, 15 Feb 2024 10:11:31 +0000

It was announced last year that Karen’s Diner would be opening in Dublin, and that moment finally came last week. The concept of Karen’s Diner is delivering a deliberately unpleasant dining experience, where staff are instructed to insult customers throughout their meal. The name comes from the internet slang term Karen, usually used when describing [...] The post Karen’s Diner opens in Dublin: I can’t think of anything worse appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Wed, 14 Feb 2024 15:28:00 +0000

Ah, Northern Ireland – one of the most unique and special places on planet Earth. A world of its own, growing up here is like nothing you’ll experience elsewhere, as the ten things listed below will prove. With all its highs and lows, spending your formative years in Northern Ireland certainly shapes you into a [...] The post Top 10 things you’ll REMEMBER if you grew up in NORTHERN IRELAND appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Wed, 14 Feb 2024 15:23:00 +0000

A Channel 5 detective drama will begin filming in Northern Ireland this spring. The award-winning HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones truly put Northern Ireland’s name on the map of world filming locations. The adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s series of books introduced the world at large to such landmarks as the Dark Hedges and [...] The post New detective drama begins filming in Northern Ireland this spring appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:08:34 +0000

A new survey has broken down which Irish accents are the most favoured across the country. With its unique sound, charming character and warmth, the Irish accent is undoubtedly one of the most recognisable across the globe. And now, according to a new survey from industry data platform Alt Index, the Dublin accent has emerged as [...] The post Ireland’s most-loved accent, revealed appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Wed, 14 Feb 2024 11:31:14 +0000

Did you know where Cara Delavigne’s parents found the inspiration for the name ‘Cara’? Cara is an Irish female name that means ‘friend’. It’s a common name in Ireland, the UK and further afield. Cara Delavigne is perhaps the most famous face around the world with this Irish moniker. The English model and actor appears [...] The post The unlikely inspiration behind Cara Delavigne’s Irish name appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Tue, 13 Feb 2024 12:31:28 +0000

Expect big changes in Dublin’s northside as the iconic home of one of Ireland’s most successful football teams undergoes a €40-million redevelopment. Dalymount Park, home to Bohemian FC, is set to undergo a €40-million redevelopment that will see the stadium’s capacity almost double. The redevelopment is good news, not just for Bohs fans, but also [...] The post Irish stadium set for €40-million redevelopment appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Mon, 12 Feb 2024 13:28:39 +0000

The late Irish musician Sinead O’Connor has recently been honoured by being nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for 2024. Sinead O’Connor has been nominated to join the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame alongside fourteen other very impressive nominees, such as Oasis, Cher and Mariah Carey, to name but a few. [...] The post Sinéad O’Connor nominated to join Rock & Roll Hall of Fame appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.


Mon, 12 Feb 2024 10:05:32 +0000

Pancake Day is almost upon us, which means we’ll be eating pancakes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Bring some variety to your day with these five tasty pancake recipes that are super easy to make. Pancake Tuesday 2024 falls on 13 February this year, just one day before the most romantic day of the year. [...] The post Pancake Tuesday 2024: 5 easy and delicious recipes appeared first on Meanwhile in Ireland.

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