Seven Drunken Nights is most closely associated with The Dubliners.
This is a video of the band performing the song at a concert in Dublin and includes an interesting introduction from singer Ronnie Drew. There’s also a nice musical twist at the end – much gentler than you might imagine.
People with Irish roots have a great opportunity to start searching their family history for free thanks to ancestry.ie who have made more than ten million records available online. The family tree website has published Catholic Parish Registers dating from 1655 all the way up to 1915. Find out more.
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Great fun - A bride and groom treated their guests to a session of traditional Irish dancing for their first dance as a marriage couple during their wedding reception. Check out the video here.
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‘If weather forecasters were more honest’ - a hilarious video imagines what Irish weather forecast would sound like if the presenter was a bit less cheerful and a bit more honest. Find out more.