The Force is with Ireland’s film and tourism industries
Love them or loathe them, the Star Wars films continue to be the golden goose when it comes to box office success and worldwide frenzy. So when its creators looked at shooting on location in Ireland, it was little wonder that many went weak at the knees.
Not only did the possibility of filming here allow us to sell our country to millions across the world, but it also had the potential to entice more...
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Making some history, again
As the Ireland Hockey team get their Olympic campaign started, midfield star Chloe Watkins reflects on what it means for their families and supporters watching at home, what it has taken to get there and how the team culture has put them in a position to compete with the best in the world