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The legendary Bluebell Girls were first seen at The Lido, a cabaret and burlesque show, in 1948. Led by Irish dancer Margaret Kelly Leibovici OBE (1910-2004), they were named for the color of her...

Two very different cities are competing for one very exciting goal – and only one of them will get it. Paris and Los Angeles are going head-to-head in bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Though,...
Irish fans at the Euro 2016

From serenading the French police, to soothing a sleepy child with sweet lullabies and helping an elderly couple to change a flat tyre – it has to be said that Irish footie fans have...

Paris is alive this weekend with patriotic pride—from the Fête Nationale flyover that thunders overhead with fearless precision; to the Champs Elysées parade with its show of military might; to a celebration of l’Amour,...
Gaël Monfils at Roland-Garros in 2011

La fin de l’été. The end of summer. As summer comes to an end, it signals the beginning of many things: shorter days, school supplies shopping, the return of pumpkin-flavored things, and the disturbing realization...

The 2017 Tour de France-- the 104th edition of the iconic cycling race-- starts with an individual time trial in Düsseldorf on 1 July, and concludes on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on 23 July. It's anyone's...

A post shared by Le Tour de France (@letourdefrance) on Jul 23, 2017 at 12:58pm PDT As the Tour de France cyclists swept through Paris on Sunday, Chris Froome bolted through, taking the title of victor...

"Cooking is like golf, you just slice it, chip it and put it on some greens." The Ryder Cup is underway this week-- the French are so proud to be hosting this prestigious event for...

Did you know that French is one of the official languages of the Olympics? Prior to the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics (August 5 – August 21), I did not know this. I thought perhaps it...

There are few things more refreshing than plunging (voluntarily) into water on a hot and sunny day, and even when the weather’s far less balmy year-round swimming in the open air is honestly very...

As all eyes are focused on the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, few realize the Olympic Games as we know them today began just a little over a century ago. In the...

This week, on the 23rd and 24th of June, the center of Paris will transform into a gigantic sports park to celebrate Olympic Day and the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games....