Irish-American dancing star Michael Flatley is putting his best foot forward to help place the Cliffs of Moher on top of the world. The so-called “Lord of the Dance” wants to see the Atlantic cliffs listed as of the New7Wonders of Nature. To help the Irish campaign, Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” show will be [...] Read More →
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Scenes from the fourth instalment of the Astérix and Obélix series, God Save Britannia, will be shot in Ireland in early September. The film will feature a battle between opposing Roman and Norman armies fought against the backdrop of the Cliffs of Moher, one of the 28 Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature. According to [...] Read More →
Ireland joins the list of countries that offer nation-wide SMS/text voting in the Official New7Wonders of Nature. Voting for the Irish Finalist, the Cliffs of Moher, is as simple as sending MOHER by SMS to 53131. Each text costs €0.30 per vote and standard network charges may apply. “In the Republic of Ireland, a total [...] Read More →
The Bay of Fundy and the Cliffs of Moher already share an ocean, and now they also share their New7Wonders of Nature mission.
The show features 40 dancers acting out the mythical Irish folk story of a battle between Don Dorcha, the Lord of Darkness, and the Lord of Light, also known as the Lord of the Dance.
“They are one of the jewels in the crown of Irish tourism and they richly deserve to be recognised as a global natural wonder.”
A spectacular display of 700 balloons was released by some very excited children recently, set free to fly across the Cliffs of Moher in an appeal to the world to vote for it to become one of the Official New7Wonders of Nature.
Easkey Britton’s been surfing Irish waves since she was 5, and she is now Ireland’s top female wave rider.