Northern Ireland: 10 Key Facts You Need To Know About The Battle Of The Boyne

The Battle of the Boyne (Irish: Cath na Bóinne IPA: [ˈkah n̪ˠə ˈbˠoːn̪ʲə]) was a battle in 1690 between the forces of the deposed King James VII and II of Scotland, England and Ireland and those of Dutch Prince William of Orange who, with his wife Mary II (his cousin and James’s daughter), had acceded to the Crowns of England and those of Scotland.


British passport among the world’s most powerful and sought after? Who is at the top?

The most powerful passports in the world have been unveiled/ /Ross McGuinness,Yahoo News UK

With Brexit looming, the UK has slid down the list, while the passport power has shifted to Asia.

Japan and Singapore have held on to their joint top spot, with each country offering visa-free access to 189 destinations.

Ryanair launches new airline in Malta

Ryanair is set to launch a new airline in Malta, reveals The Irish Times. The carrier is believed to be in advanced talks with the government in Malta over the launch of an airline called Malta Air. The deal, expected to be announced soon, would see Malta Air initially operate with six aircraft before expanding to 12. Ryanair currently operates six aircraft in Malta under its own brand, and was previously said to have shown interest in taking over the national flag carrier, Air Malta||Tomas Chlumecky; International Airline Executive & Advisor (“Aviation Doctor”)

Trump sons go on Doonbeg pub crawl and thank locals for ‘incredible’ support

US president Donald Trump’s sons praised the people of Clare as “incredible” for supporting their Doonbeg golf resort and claimed that Irish support for their father’s visit “outweighed” any protests.

Donald jnr and Eric spoke as they walked up the main street of the small west Clare village on a crawl of Doonbeg’s four pubs, buying locals drinks and thanking them for their support of the family’s hotel and golf club.

Local backing for the resort since Donald Trump bought it in 2014 had been “unbelievable,” said Eric on Wednesday night.

Trump’s golf banter teed off at Doonbeg days before Friday’s game

US president will take to Co Clare links ahead of his chief of staff and Irish ambassador|Simon Carswell in Doonbeg||

The golfing banter in Donald Trump’s running “four balls” series at Doonbegcontinued as soon as the US president stepped off his Marine One helicopter on Wednesday.

“Am I stuck with Joe?” Mr Trump said as arrived at the west Clare golf course, joshing with Joe Russell, the managing director of his family’s Doonbeg hotel and golf resort, about his playing partner for Friday’s round.