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Ger Leddin is a 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.

The 10 Irish Names For Boys and Girls in 2018

Distinctive Irish first names are gaining tremendous popularity not only in Ireland but all over the world, especially in America. This may be due...

REVEALED: The Top 20 Irish Surnames and Meanings

What's in a name you might ask? Well, your surname tells a lot about you and like it or not you're somewhat stuck with...

10 Savage Irish Insults And The Meaning Behind Them

The Irish are known all over the world as being a friendly bunch of people. You notice this when our travelling football or rugby...

Top Five Irish insults, slurs, slang and curses

What is it about the Irish? It's like we have all these words in both the English and Irish languages and we just have...

The Top Ten Irish Movies of All Time

What is it that makes a movie great rather than just watchable? What makes a movie stay in your memory and you watch it...

Five Amazing Non-Touristy Places You Need To See In Limerick

Planning a trip to Limerick and want to experience the real Limerick without any tourists? We've got you covered. Local expert Ger Leddin highlights...

Five Irish Beers Everyone Needs To Try

Beer, we have been drinking and enjoying beer for thousands of years, in fact, the earliest evidence of beer drinking dates back a staggering...

The Ten Best Irish Albums Of All Time

We wait for their release with anticipation; often the purchase is the highlight of our day, our week and even our month. We listen...

The Ten Best Bands To Come Out Of Ireland

In this feature, our journalist Ger Leddin takes a look-back over the past five decades and lists what in his opinion were and still...

Top Five Irish Whiskeys To Try Before You Die

Imagine yourself relaxed and sitting on a soft leather chair in front of a low mahogany table or on a comfortable upholstered bar stool...

Five Bizarre Things You May Not Know About Limerick

Limerick is known for being a Lady, as the song by Limerick man Dennis Allen proudly proclaims. It is also known as Stab-City much...

UK vs. Ireland: Which is Better?

Picking one country as being better than another is always a subjective decision. Obviously, one's personal and emotive feelings will play a large part...