Knock documentary shines a light on Irish society

‘Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish Village’, a new Irish feature documentary on Knock shrine and village, will open in selected cinemas across the land on August 26.   In 1879, on the evening of Thursday, August 21, 15 people in Knock village claimed they witnessed an apparition of the Virgin Mary at the gable […]

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Taste of success for Breadski brothers

The Breadski Brothers’ ‘Rye Bread with Cranberries’, a slow rise, sourdough bread, has been awarded an impressive two gold stars (out of a maximum three) in the 2016 Great Taste Awards.   Justly described as the world’s most coveted blind-tasted food awards, Great Taste judged 10,000 awards this year. This is a wonderful endorsement for […]

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Largest ever Cannonball event coming to Mayo

The largest ever Cannonball event is coming back to Westport with a mighty roar on Friday, September 9, at 6 p.m.   The supercar spectacle, which takes place from September 9 to 11 all over Ireland, was last in Westport in 2011 when more than 10,000 people flocked to the town as fans got up […]

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