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Kieran Keane Happy with Connacht Chemistry

Kieran Keane Happy with Connacht Chemistry

Kieran Keane has just arrived in Galway, Ireland to take up his new post as Connacht coach, replacing fellow New Zealander Pat Lam who has moved on to a role with Bristol. Known as a…

Irish Auxiliary Hori Morse’s Front Page Story

Irish Auxiliary Hori Morse’s Front Page Story

Wanganui-born Hori Morse served as an auxiliary in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland during the War of Independence, when the town was international news. In 1921, he began an affair with a married woman and…

NZ Tattoo Artist’s Incredible Sport Stars Tattoos

NZ Tattoo Artist’s Incredible Sport Stars Tattoos

“New Zealand tattoo artist Steve Butcher has set the bar extremely high when it comes to inking sport stars from around the world,” as reported in an article in the Irish Examiner. He…

More to Come from Brilliant Bundee Aki

More to Come from Brilliant Bundee Aki

Auckland-born Bundee Aki, 26, has been crowned both Connacht Player’s Player and Fans’ Player of the Season, as well as Guinness Players’ Player of the Season after a poll of all of the Pro12…

Jess Murphy’s Kai Cafe Making Fans

Jess Murphy’s Kai Cafe Making Fans

Kai Cafe and Restaurant was opened by New Zealander Jess Murphy and her Irish husband, David in 2011, with a simple formula – high-quality produce, preferably organic or wild, sourced locally and cooked intelligently….

Hip Op-eration Crew Are Ageing with Attitude

Hip Op-eration Crew Are Ageing with Attitude

Waiheke-based Hip Op-eration Crew is the oldest hip-hop dance group in the world with 22 members and an average age of 81. Manager and choreographer Billie Jordan, 45, founded the group to inspire other…

Rowing Ireland Chief Hamish Adams Looks Ahead

Rowing Ireland Chief Hamish Adams Looks Ahead

New Zealander Hamish Adams has been living in Ireland for the past 15 years. Formerly player services manager with Irish Rugby Union Players’ Association (IRUPA), Adams is now the chief executive of Rowing Ireland. Ahead…

Vlogger Lisa Eldridge Transforms Digital Beauty

Vlogger Lisa Eldridge Transforms Digital Beauty

New Zealand make-up artist Lisa Eldridge has been featured in the Irish Examiner’s top 20 – vloggers that transformed digital beauty. The professional make-up artist is one of 20 women, who have mastered the art…

Sailing World Championships “Dominated” by Kiwi Pair

Sailing World Championships “Dominated” by Kiwi Pair

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Championships in Santander were dominated by Kiwi sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke had already secured Gold before starting the 49er skiff event,…

Weatherman Predicts Year Ahead for Ireland

Weatherman Predicts Year Ahead for Ireland

Auckland-born weatherman Ken Ring has made his latest predictions for the coming Northern winter, forecasting a white December for Ireland. Ring, who predicted the deadly Christchurch earthquake and Ireland’s arctic winter in 2010, also…

Crossing the Whitewash with Another Win over French

Crossing the Whitewash with Another Win over French

“New Zealand completed a 3-0 series clean sweep of France with a hard-fought but deserved victory at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth ,” the Irish Examiner reported. “Ben Smith’s first-half try helped give…