Ireland

Bringing You to Ireland-The Birthplace of Halloween

Can't travel this year? No problem, because we're bringing you to Ireland-the Birthplace of Halloween-just in time for the spooky season! When the Irish emigrated to North America in the 1800s, they brought…

Ikea To Buy Back Some Customers' Unwanted Furniture

(CNN) - A famous furniture store wants its furniture back; even if it's not in the best shape. All in the name of the environment. Ikea just announced its "buy back" initiative starting next month, where customers in the…

Origins of Halloween

Did you know that Halloween traces its origins to Ireland? To one remote hill, actually, where the first Halloween ceremony took place 3000 years ago and which is inspiring a brand new major…

Guinness To Stop Using Plastic In Multipacks

(CNN) - Guinness beer is getting rid of plastic-ring packaging. The company behind Guinness, Harp and Smithwick's says it will also stop using shrink-wrap for beer multi-packs. Instead, it is switching to 100% recyclable and bio-degradable cardboard. The sustainable…

Ireland Brexit Causes Worry at the Border

(CNN) - What will happen to the border with northern Ireland, once the UK leaves the European Union? The Irish Prime Minister says Brexit negotiations have undermined the Good Friday peace agreement. That agreement, signed 20 years ago, provided…

Tim Mcgraw Collapses During Ireland Concert

(CNN) - Country star Tim McGraw collapsed during a performance over the weekend. McGraw cut his set short following the incident at a show in Dublin, Ireland. After about 20 minutes, McGraw's wife, fellow country star Faith Hill, went on…

SCOTUS To Take Up Microsoft Data Privacy Case

(CNN) - The Supreme Court will take up a case on whether tech companies can be forced to turn over emails that are stored overseas. At issue is a Federal Appeals Court ruling that denied federal investigators access to emails…