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Sullivan de Prendrgast, the Irishman who fought with the Basques against...

ikurriña del batallón irrintzi con arpa irlandesa
More information about "Jack" Sullivan de Prendrgast, the Irishman who fought with the Basques in their struggle against fascism in the Irrintzi Battalion

Ireland is eyeing the port of Bilbao as one of its...

More ships are run in early 2021 between Rosslare, Cherbourg and Bilbao Euronews
Euronews describes the sitution Irish imports and exports are going through with the new reality of Brexist, choosing Bilbao as one of their new direct mainland connections

Elkano’s Basque nationality is clearly stated in the Guinness Book of...

Legada de los cincunnavegadores. Elkano fundazioa
The Elkano Foundation has just published some interesting news on their blog: the latest edition of the Guinness Book of World Records has stated that Juan...

Irish Public Television visits San Sebastian to talk about Basque cuisine...

Catherine Fulvio (left) with Linda Kennedy, who is based in Crookhaven, West Cork, in Tastes Like Home on RTE1 on Monday
Irish public television (RTÉ) has a show called Tastes Like Home where Irish chef, presenter, and author Catherine Fulvio travels the world meeting people...

For the Irish, the closest DNA match is with the Basques

Artist's depiction of Celts. PICASA 3.0
The US-based online publication Irish Central, dedicated to the Irish all over the world, has brought back an article on the Basque roots of...

Killowen is making an Irish whiskey with a touch of Basque...

Killowen 10 year old basque txakolina acacia cask
At the southern edge of Northern Ireland, right next to the border with the Republic, is the Killowen Distillery.  It's located in a rural area...

Gaelic vs. Basque: Basque wins; an analysis of the situation, from...

Euskera vs Gaélico. Una visión desde Irlanda
This article was translated by John R. Bopp This article by Patrick McCusker was published back in August 2018 on the Irish website HeadStuff.  In it, he analyzes...

Rugby Finals: Bilbao, exceptional; the prices, outrageous

Bilbao's San Mamés Stadium ahead of the European Rugby Champions Cup final.
This article was translated by John R. Bopp The chronicles of two visitors to the European Rugby Champions Cup Final, held this past weekend in Bilbao, give...

The Basque shepherd dog, a very old and intelligent breed (a...

Perro Pastor Vasco
This article was translated by John R. Bopp A while back, we blogged about this race of dogs.  We’re doing so again today because of an...

August 1979, Basque Country-Ireland: a match that will not soon be...

José Angel Iribar, Sánchez Arminio and Johnny Fulham. Image by Carlos Extabe
  This article was translated by John R. Bopp This month is the 38th anniversary of that historic match.  It was on August 16, 1979 that the...