The 2Gs – It’s Like a G2 Summit on the week that was!

This week George Lee and Ger Sweeney take a largely tongue-in-cheek look at the irish stories of the past week. This week that Gs include John Delaney’s resignation as FAI CEO, Fine Gael’s one-day “Conference”, the possible sighting of a Coypu, Directly elected Mayors, the country’s richest entertainers and more As always if there is … More The 2Gs – It’s Like a G2 Summit on the week that was!

Ireland’s High King and the Origin of the word “Scotland”

Another fabulous anecdote from Patricia Trainor. Patricia is originally from Belfast and has spent many years in Spain. She is a retired teacher at Malaga University where she taught Irish Studies. In today’s installment Patricia tells us about Ireland’s High King, what the title actually means and how the word “Scotland” came into being. It … More Ireland’s High King and the Origin of the word “Scotland”

The 2Gs Chat about the news in Ireland over the past week

We’re a little ahead of schedule this week as the St. Patrick’s Weekend has both George Lee and Ger Sweeney involved with various events. This week the crucuial 6 Nations game between Ireland and Wales get a mention. Electric Picnic, the Bloody Sunday prosecution decision, Cheltenham, unprecidented acccess given to our politicians abroad over St. … More The 2Gs Chat about the news in Ireland over the past week

St. Patrick’s Celebrations Planned in some parts of the world

As we approach St. Patrick’s Day here we take a look at some of the plans that are in place in a handful of locations in Spain, Britain and the United States. Costa del Sol The celebrations along the coast will be centred on Malaga, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, La Cala de Mija and Marbella. Apart from … More St. Patrick’s Celebrations Planned in some parts of the world

The 2Gs Talk about the News from Ireland over the past week

On this week’s edition George Lee and Ger Sweeney chat about some of the news items that had people in Ireland chatting. Among the topics the conversation includes Lent, the Kerry Babies Saga, the former Defence Forces member who is being held in Syria under suspicion of being involveed with ISIS and a new partnership … More The 2Gs Talk about the News from Ireland over the past week

A Tongue-in Cheek Look Back at Last Week in Ireland with The 2Gs

George Lee and Ger Sweeney have a chat about some of the Irish stories that had people chatting last week in their own style. This week the lads chat about Springtime, Fishing Rights, Babies’ Names, James Joyce, Forest Fires and much more.     When talking about babies names the spelling of Irish names and … More A Tongue-in Cheek Look Back at Last Week in Ireland with The 2Gs

Win a Trip to Ireland when Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on the Costa del Sol

The 2019 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on the Costa del Sol have already seen a number of advances. The announcement that those who attend the weekend of celebrations this year can win a trip to Ireland with thanks to Tourism Ireland brings the events to new heights. The Irish Association of Spain is the organiser … More Win a Trip to Ireland when Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on the Costa del Sol

The Jesuit Seminarian, a Kodak Camera and the Titanic

We extend a big welcome to Patricia Trainor who joins us on the Emerald Connection to regale us with some little known, and in some cases not-known, anecdotes. Information on Patricia’s background can be found in the “contributors” section”. We are thrilled have her on board and know that you will enjoy her stories. Patricia’s … More The Jesuit Seminarian, a Kodak Camera and the Titanic

The week just gone – A tongue-in- cheek look back with George Lee & Ger Sweeney

This week the two Gs chat about Business Tourism in Ireland, Going to the “pictures”, the closure of another post office in Kerry, the weather in dublin breaking records and contactless payments at mass.   Let us now during the week if there is something we should include next week!! Email us at info@emeraldconnection.net