Tag: ireland

Ophelia to cost between €500 and €800 million

Storm Ophelia made landfall early Monday morning leaving three dead and hundreds of thousands without electricity. Gavin Hyland reports on the recovery operation from the worst storm to hit Ireland in half a century. The cleanup from storm Ophelia has begun and early estimations expect the damage to cost between €500 and €800 million with

Continue reading

Ireland cricketers set for first test match next year

Ireland will make cricketing history in May of next year when they take on Pakistan in their first ever Test match, it has been confirmed today. The news came after months of speculation and was finally confirmed at the International Cricket Council meeting in Auckland this week. “We are excited to welcome Pakistan to Ireland

Continue reading

Does Che Guevara belong on an Irish stamp?

An Post released a new €1 stamp to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the revolutionary, Ché Guevara’s death. The stamp in question depicts the iconic work of Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick.  The image in question is of course Fitzpatrick’s famous two-tone painting of a photograph of Guevara by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda. The image itself

Continue reading
One comment