Various articles and guides about Ireland.

Do Irish people call it soccer or football?

This question arose during one of those riveting “soccer vs. football” debates. Predictably, it didn’t take long before the discussion devolved into an argument, with random punters from different countries around the world throwing their handbags at one another and calling each other names. God bless the Internet. Wait, what’s the issue here? To Americans, […]


Movie Magic website: A forgotten Irish rental store.

Here are some screenshots of the old Movie Magic website, which no longer exists. Movie Magic was a video rental chain that existed in Ireland up until about 2007 or so. During my early teens, Movie Magic was the store I’d visit whenever I wanted to rent a PlayStation game or a movie. This was […]