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Ger Leddin is a freelance journalist from Limerick Ireland. He is currently writing his soon to be a best-selling novel. Ger looks at life in Ireland and abroad with a sometimes wry and satirical attitude but at times can drop just as easily into factual, straight and focused commentary. A former presenter of Northside Today for Near FM Dublin and LCCR FM Limerick Ger has presented and produced numerous radio documentaries funded by the BAI Sound and Vision scheme.

Six Ways Membership Of The EU Benefited Ireland

With continuous talk of whether there will be ‘a deal or no deal’ British exit from the European Union, journalist Ger Leddin takes a...

10 Things You Never Knew About Irish Surnames

Ten things you probably never knew about Irish family names. Like it or not we all have them, and for the most part, we are...

10 Baffling Limerick Slang Phrases Explained To English Speakers

10 Limerick Slang Phrases which make no logical sense but are widely understood by Shannonsiders. All cities and regions have their accents and idioms. Slang...

The Top 5 Unsolved Irish Mysteries Of All-Time

The word mystery can be defined as something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain.Ireland has had its fair share of mysteries...

10 Ways Ireland Has Changed Over The Last 40 Years

Last August saw a Papal visit to Ireland the first since Pope John Paul the second visited here in 1979, almost forty years ago....

Ten Tips To MASSIVELY Improve Your Landscape Photography

Ireland has a glorious landscape, from the Burren to the Wicklow Mountains and from The Giant's Causeway to the windswept beaches of Kerry, our...

Top 10 Richest & Most Successful Irish Business People in Recent...

The last to decades have been nothing if not turbulent for Irish business. The Celtic Tiger swam to our shores in around 1995 a...

How Green (environmentally friendly) Is Ireland? You’ll Be Shocked.

Ireland: the land of forty shades of green, clear, clean bathing waters, silver sands and rolling hills to take in the freshest of air....

Ten Irish People Who Changed World Politics

Down through the centuries, Irish men and women and their decedents have contributed greatly and influenced the world's political arena. In fact, for a...

Five Ways Brexit Could Devastate the South of Ireland

Brexit and its implications have many of us confused and a bit if we are honest, bewildered. So with time ticking on towards 11...

5 Things You Need To Bring To The Pope’s Visit

We know that many of you will be off to see the Pope when he visits Dublin and Knock next weekend. So being ever...

Ten Things That Shock Visitors To Ireland

Visitor numbers to Ireland are increasing every year. 2017 saw ten-million visitors to our shores an increase of 3.6% over the previous year. But...