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Ireland's Taoiseach welcomes new US President as a "true friend of Ireland"

RTE.ie:  20 Jan 2021

"Today a true friend of Ireland, Joe Biden, became the 46th President of the USA," Taoiseach Micheál Martin said on Twitter today, as he celebrated the new US President's ancestral links to the country. 

Beautiful sunrise lights up Newgrange chamber as days start to get longer

THE WINTER SOLSTICE was technically 21 December, but the tomb chamber at Newgrange was live-streamed by Ireland’s Office of Public Works so anyone around the world could see the Newgrange Passage Tomb light up with the rising sun. 

ICCANB Launches its own You Tube Channel

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To combat the difficulties in providing Irish-related programs and events during the pandemic restrictions, the Irish Canadian Cultural Association takes its first steps into the world of You Tube.

Ireland faces weeks-long shutdown amid 'enormous' COVID-19 concern

DUBLIN (Reuters) -Ireland will shut restaurants, pubs and some shops on Christmas Eve and they may not open again until early March amid “enormous concern” for older people from a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases, the government said on Tuesday.

To be Irish at Christmas

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The Irish Ambassador to Canada, Eamonn McKee, answers questions from students back home about what it’s like in Canada at Christmas and provides answers about other aspects of Canadian life. The short video is available on the Embassy of Ireland, Canada’s You Tube channel.  Click on picture for link.