Irish WWW Sites of Interest

For people with an interest in Ireland, the Web provides a bounty of information, news, speeches, policy statements, academic study and historical analysis.


To get general information about the Emerlad Isle start from www.irland-infos.de.
One of the best link-collections about Ireland I have found on the web!

Irish search engines:

http://swift.kerna.com

http://uk.yahoo.com

Official government web sites can be found at:

Government of Ireland (Rialtas na hEireann) Web site http://www.irlgov.ie/

Northern Ireland Government Homepage http://www.nics.gov.uk/index.htm=

The Irish National Information Server www.heanet.ie

Irish education is represented at:

http://www.scoilnet.ie

For news, opinion and analysis on Irish politics, the best sites are:

An Phoblacht/Republican News http://www.irlnet.com/aprn/index.html

Belfast Telegraph http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/

Fortnight http://www.kerna.ie/fortnight/

Irish News http://www.irishnews.com/

Irish Times http://irish-times.ie/ (u.a. mit der sehr interessanten Sonderseite "The Path to Peace")

Other interesting sites include:

Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland http://www.gpl.net/customers/goli/

Hunger Strike Commemoration Web Project http://wwwvms.utexas.edu/~JDANA/hungerstrike.html

The RUC's Web site (including a 'virtual museum') http://www.nics.gov.uk/ruc/index.htm

Some of these links were compiled by Steve Jones, a Labour Councillor from Oswestry,
Shropshire and a member of his party's Agreed Ireland Forum