Adventures from an Irish Farm with Imen McDonnell’s Farmette Cookbook
Jan01

Adventures from an Irish Farm with Imen McDonnell’s Farmette Cookbook

A series of only-in-Ireland driving instructions led Liam and me to the McDonnell farm… “If you get into town, you’ve gone too far.” “Turn at the yellow house with the black trim, not the yellow house with the red trim.” “It won’t look like you’re on the right road, but you are.” “You’ll pass a ruined wall.” “Turn at the sign for Rathkeale, but do not...

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#149 Budgeting for Meals and Miscellaneous Expenses in Ireland with Stephanie Chastain – Audio
Dec18

#149 Budgeting for Meals and Miscellaneous Expenses in Ireland with Stephanie Chastain – Audio

Our efforts to answer Brian’s question about budgeting for a trip to Ireland continue with Stephanie Chastain from Infinite Ireland as we focus on food and other expenses.   Show Notes 00:00 Liam and the public toilet in Nenagh, County Tipperary 01:25 Intro – Mary Mulvihill – www.ingeniousireland.ie Episode #144 How Much Should I Budget for Transportation on My Trip to Ireland? Episode #145 How Much Does...

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Choosing the Right Irish Airport
Nov22

Choosing the Right Irish Airport

Most people outside of Ireland are familiar with only one of Ireland’s airports — the country’s largest in Dublin. However, there are other options that may suit a traveler’s needs. Let me take a moment to introduce you to them and offer a few “insider tips.” DUBLIN Ireland’s capital city hosts the country’s largest airport. Dublin Airport offers the most flights to and from the greatest...

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I Flew RyanAir, and I Almost Liked It
Oct25

I Flew RyanAir, and I Almost Liked It

What it’s really like to fly on a €10 flight from Ireland. After typing in dates for a flight from Shannon – Ireland’s west coast airport – to London, my computer search churned out an insanely broad range of flight options. Several came in at around €130 ($140), loads more were over €200 ($217), and more than half the results came in at over €2,000 ($2,178). The offer that garnered my attention came from RyanAir. They...

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Postcard from Ireland: Curraghmore House
Sep14

Postcard from Ireland: Curraghmore House

Curraghmore House, Portlaw, County Waterford. If you look closely, you’ll spot the top LePoer Tower in the upper left side of the photo… which was featured in Episode #23. Submitted by AJ...

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Introducing Some of the Best Irish Travel Blog Nominees
Aug22

Introducing Some of the Best Irish Travel Blog Nominees

It’s awards season for the blogging community in Ireland, and voting has opened in the the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards. In all honesty, awards like these aren’t always perfect at highlighting the best blogs; but with a bit of online exploring, they offer a way to discover some great bloggers. You might remember the Irish Fireside won the the Best Blog of the Diaspora when the category was introduced a few years ago....

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