Waterford Malayali Association celebrated Onam, a festival that evokes nostalgia

Onam celebrations for the Waterford Malayali Association (WMA) were spectacularly organized in the Ballygunner GAA Club, bringing nostalgic memories. The event was attended by around 500 individuals. Secretary Anoop John welcomed the ceremony and the Onam message was delivered by Waterford Syro-Malabar Priest Fr. Jomon Kakanat and Waterford Jacobite Parish Priest Fr. Jobi Scaria. President … Read more

Culture Night Dublin 2022 returns to celebrate creativity and cultural discovery

Culture Night Dublin will return on Friday, 23 Sept with over 250 participating venues, and more than 300 FREE events across Dublin City and County. The libraries at Malahide, Blanchardstown, and Fingal Local Studies and Archives will all be open late on Friday, September 23. Culture Night celebrates culture and creativity in Ireland by connecting … Read more

BJAI Celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi 2022

Ganpati Bappa Morya Bihar Jharkhand Association of Ireland (BJAI), performed and hosted the 4th day of 10 day-festival of the Lord Ganesh Puja ceremony. This was held in the VHCCI temple, Dublin, Ireland on 3rd September 2022. Ganesh Chaturthi BJAI organized and welcomed people from all communities to perform and get blessings from Lord Ganesh. … Read more

“Ireland’s Biggest Diwali” event set to illuminate in Dublin in October

Dublin will host a “first-of-its-kind” massive Diwali celebration in October 2022. The “Ireland’s Biggest Diwali” event will take place on Sunday, October 16 in Tallaght, Dublin Live reported. The celebrations will see a mix of dance, music, fireworks, and cultural performances. This will be the largest Ramlila performance ever witnessed in Ireland, according to the … Read more

Over €626k announced to promote Irish arts globally

In order to promote Irish artists internationally through Culture Ireland’s Grants Program, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media Catherine Martin announced financing of approximately €626,000. Through this support, ninety-one projects, covering architecture, dance, film, literature, music, opera, theatre and visual arts, will reach projected audiences of over 1.1million in 27 countries. Announcing … Read more

Raksha Bandhan – ‘The divine link of love’ takes place in Dublin on August 7th

Brahma Kumaris Ireland is organising an event in connection with Raksha Bandhan-‘The divine link of love’. Raksha Bandhan: ‘A delicate thread binds this most beautiful relationship in an inseparable bond of love and trust with God and with humanity. The organisers invite everyone to celebrate Raksha Bandhan, the tying of a thread on the wrist, symbolising God’s loving protection … Read more

Belfast Pride returns to streets for first time in three years

Belfast’s Pride parade returns to the city on Saturday, with organisers promising the largest one the city has ever witnessed. For the first time in three years, the typically yearly celebration that was postponed during the height of the Covid-19 outbreak is back in the streets. 135 organisations registered to march in the parade the … Read more

World’s largest celebration of Irish music, language, song, and dance returns after two years

The return of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann after a two-year absence due to the Pandemic is welcomed by Catherine Martin, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media. Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ), which received an allocation of €2 million in funding from the Department in 2022, has been organising this important cultural event since … Read more

Indian woman wearing a moustache says, “I can’t imagine living without it now”

Online commenters have praised and mocked an Indian woman who wears a moustache. The attention surrounding her facial hair, she claims, has not bothered her, BBC reports. “I love my moustache,” Shyja from Kerala declares in her WhatsApp status, right below her photo. The 35-year-old, who has never been shy about showing off her moustache, … Read more

First-ever 251 Vediya Gayatri Deep Yaga in Ireland is held in Dublin

The first-ever 251 Vediya Gayatri Deep Pooja will be performed on July 30 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the VHCCI Temple in Ballymount, Dublin, in the divine presence of revered Dr. Chinmay Ji Pandya (MBBS, MRCPsych), Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya University (DSVV), and other holy saints from Shanti Kunj, Indian Ambassador Akhilesh … Read more

‘Inner Journey’ Explores and unleashes the true nature potentials of human life 

The “Inner Journey” Vedic presentation by Dr. Chinmay Ji Pandya (MBBS, MRCPsych) seeks to explore and unleash the true nature potentials of human life. The event is being organised by Gayatri Pariwar Ireland and will take place on Saturday, July 30 from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at the Baldoyle Community Hall on Main Street … Read more

Ratha Yatra Ireland Festival takes place in Dublin on July 30th

Ratha Yatra in Dublin, the festival of the chariots, brings devotional Indian culture to Ireland with a Krishna Conscious parade festival, singing, dancing, and a vegetarian feast. Ratha Yatra is the popular international annual parade festival of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. It features a wooden chariot pulled by hand accompanied by singing, dancing, … Read more

Hindu convention of Ireland will be held in Dublin on August 14

The second Hindu convention of Ireland is scheduled to take place in Dublin on August 14 at the Phibblestown Community Center. The convention promotes the concept of togetherness while focusing on various facets of Sanatana dharma. Indian Ambassador Akhilesh Mishra and Swami Chidanandapuri will be present as honoured guests. The one-day convention will include prayers, … Read more