Lonely Planet Dublin Guide FREE for St Patrick’s Day
Mar15

Lonely Planet Dublin Guide FREE for St Patrick’s Day

Lonely Planet is getting into the St Patrick’s Day spirit by offering a version of their Dublin City Guide for FREE with their Guides, Phrasebooks, and Maps App. The offer runs in the iTunes store until until 11:59 pm PST on March 17. Since we have a really slooooow internet connection today, we didn’t get to download the app to confirm Dublin is in there. If you download, be sure to report back. Visit the iTunes Link Now...

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Tour a Part of Ireland’s Sacred Past: Follow the St. Patrick Trail
Mar15

Tour a Part of Ireland’s Sacred Past: Follow the St. Patrick Trail

Amid all the celebrations, shamrocks, and green beer it’s easy to forget that St. Patrick was a real man. In Northern Ireland you can easily follow St. Patrick’s footsteps. It’s all marked out for you in a 92-mile drive with 15 key sites. Or, you can just hit some of the highlights. When driving in Northern Ireland you might see these signs marking the trail.   Find the Trail in Downpatrick Downpatrick, County...

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1900s Ireland Comes to Life in Vivid Color
Feb17

1900s Ireland Comes to Life in Vivid Color

Christy over at Green Dragon Artist introduced us to this video which uses modern technology to colorizes1900s Irish postcards. The effort results in a colorful tour of Ireland. Read the original article from World Irish here. Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish travel and culture delivered to your...

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Because We All Need a Bit of an Ireland Fix
Jan14

Because We All Need a Bit of an Ireland Fix

Every once in a while it’s nice to be swept away to Ireland. Here’s a great mix if scenery and music. Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish travel and culture delivered to your...

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Ding Dong Denny’s History of Ireland – VIDEO
Dec26

Ding Dong Denny’s History of Ireland – VIDEO

Ireland’s Brown Bag Films made this animated short in 2008… now they’ve got a series that will be appearing on the Disney Junior channel. Mind you, it will NOT be starring Ding Dong Denny. Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish travel and culture delivered to your...

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Newgrange Winter Solstice
Dec20

Newgrange Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice at Newgrange For over 5,000 years a mystical celestial event has occurred in Ireland. On the winter solstice every year the rising sun penetrates a 60-foot-long passageway inscribed with mysterious carvings and lights up the interior chamber of Newgrange. Is it a tomb? A temple? A calendar? Perhaps we will never know the Neolithic mind-set that built such a complicated monument. Although described by archaeologists as...

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