Posts Tagged ‘Irish’

The 10 best Irish movies of all time

Monday, April 6th, 2020

What makes a movie stay in your memory and you watch it over and over again? Ireland has a proud tradition of producing some of the industries finest films; films that have gained worldwide popular and critical acclaim. Read more Related Posts:Church leaders endorse ‘more inclusive’ Bible translationSynod to discuss reform and faith crisis in Read more

St Patrick’s Day – Kick off with Mass at the Cathedral and then…

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Kicking off early with 11am mass (St Patrick is our patron Saint after all), Auckland’s Irish Society will host a full-day of shenanigans in Morningside’s Fowlds Park with music, dancing and home-made fare. See stpatrick.co.nz While there will be many pints of the black stuff consumed in New Zealand’s numerous Irish bars on March 17,stuff.co.nz have Read more

“Dumb Irish” stereotype gets yet another airing

Friday, December 19th, 2014

The Media have once again aired the common stereotype about the comic incompetence of the “Dumb Irish”, who are always good for a laugh. And the commentors have been quick to climb on board. Ireland, it seems, is inhabited by characters straight out of Fr Ted and Mrs Brown’s Boys, and now they are invading Read more