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Posted by on Mar 22, 2010 in Audio & Video, Headlines | 3 comments

“This Week in Travel” Goes a Wee Bit Irish

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I was invited to green things up over at the “This Week in Travel” podcast.

That’s the show where the (almost holy) Trinity of Travel – Gary McArndt, Chris O’Christensen and Jen “Sweet Colleen” Leo – chat about which travel scams are trying to steal yer pot o’ gold, tell tales of bad leprechauns getting kicked off a planes, carry on about gadgets that book cozy B&Bs and introduce the world to non-Irish destinations… I know, many of you have forgotten that there are places to visit other than the Emerald Isle, so a healthy dose of “This Week in Travel” will be good for you.

In our fireside chat… without the fireside, we talk about headlines in Irish travel, best-loved Destinations in Ireland, the Irish-American Road Trip and loads of other items I think you’ll enjoy.

Use the player at the top of this post to have a listen. You are welcome to visit their site, leave a comment and even subscribe to their weekly podcast at www.thisweekintravel.com.

Here are some links from the Irish section of the chat…

  • Ireland Yes Forum – moderated by Michele Erdvig – www.IrelandYes.com
  • Ireland Expert Forum - moderated by Pat Preston –  www.IrelandExpert.com
  • Ireland Travel 101 – by Pat Preston – www.irelandexpert.com/IrelandTravel101.html
  • Queen Might Visit to Irelandwww.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/theroyalfamily/7358961/Queen-to-make-first-visit-to-Ireland.html
  • Free Rail Travel for Tourists Over 65 in Ireland – www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0317/1224266441900.html
  • Discover Irelandwww.discoverireland.com
  • CIE Tourswww.cietours.ie – Fly & Drive Tours – Research B&B Vouchers
  • Ring of Kerry – most popular
  • Dingle – the film “Ryan’s Daughter”
  • Achill Island – More remote
  • Inishowen – Northern Most
  • Cooley Peninsula – Between Belfast and Dublin/Carlingford
  • Midlands – non-coastal regions/County Tipperary/Lough Derg/Rock of Cashel/Athassel Priory in Golden – a fantastic ruin
  • Kilkenny – Medieval Town
  • Northern Ireland Route – Belfast/Glens of Antrim/Causeway Coast
  • Visit a Irish Music Session
  • Guinness Pub Finder App - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id339917896?mt=8

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3 Comments

  1. Wow. You made a custom graphic. We’ve never even done that for ourselves.

  2. Thank you Corey! I’m in Love with US. :-) We might have to rename the podcast!

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