Our resources section has been developed to provide information of interest to our site visitors and specifically to those in the south-east of England.

Guinness World Records 2007

Guinness Book of Records

The Celtic and Irish Cultural Society would like to congratulate the Mullins School of Irish Dancing on their recent entry into the Guinness Book of Records. In July 2006, dancers from the local dance school took part in the largest outdoor dancing event of the year, live on BBC One, when they performed the longest ever Riverdance line alongside Irish dancers from across the UK. Congratulations to all the dancers who took part.

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Emigration and the Irish Diaspora

The Irish diaspora consists of Irish emigrants and their descendants in countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and South Africa. The Irish diaspora is said to contain over 80 million people. The term first came widely into use in Ireland in the 1990s when the President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, began using the term to describe all those of Irish descent.

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Ireland from above

Visit Ireland: The Island of Memories

Ireland offers some fantastic possibilities when it comes to getting away from it all. From city breaks to country retreats and mountain climbing to surfing, Ireland has it all. The countryside remains largely untouched whilst the major towns on Ireland’s coast offer modern cosmopolitanism coupled with the traditional atmosphere that tourists have come to expect from the emerald isle.

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