Tell the Story of Irish America with the Little Museum of Dublin
Mar22

Tell the Story of Irish America with the Little Museum of Dublin

The Little Museum of Dublin plans to explore the Irish American experience through a new exhibit called “The Huddled Masses.” The Ireland-based museum is looking to Ireland’s far flung sons and daughters to help tell the story of the unique relationship between Ireland and North America. Your family history can be a part of the exhibit through artifacts, letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, books, clothes, and...

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Q & A: Caravans, Camping, and Glamping in Ireland
May11

Q & A: Caravans, Camping, and Glamping in Ireland

My wife and I travel in the US in our motor home, mostly in Arizona. We were wondering if there are campgrounds in Ireland and if we can rent an RV (recreational vehicle) while we’re there? — Jesse Marcus via email Absolutely. there are a handful companies offering motor home rentals, and there are well over 100 campgrounds scattered across the country. Tent camping is also popular and facilities are available to rent gear...

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A Preview of Belfast’s Newest Titanic Landmark
Mar30

A Preview of Belfast’s Newest Titanic Landmark

The opening of Titanic Belfast tomorrow looks like it will be one of the biggest events in Northern Ireland this year, and Discover Ireland takes us on a sneak peek. You can learn more about the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience at...

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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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Raising Intercultural Kids
Jan24

Raising Intercultural Kids

We get a lot of requests for tips for traveling with children… and we’re always happy to offer our suggestions (like a visit to www.irelandwithkids.com). In addition to finding amazing places to take your kids, there are many other ways to prepare your children for experiencing new cultures. Our friends Dr. Jessie Voigts and her daughter Lillie Forteau over at www.wanderingeducators.com have written a nice resource guide...

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#121 Our Certificate of Irish Heritage Interview – AUDIO
Dec21

#121 Our Certificate of Irish Heritage Interview – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #121 The Certificate of Irish Heritage Karl Elliston answers all our questions about the new Certificate of Irish Heritage. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are availble on iTunes – here’s our link for Techies Show Notes http://www.heritagecertificate.ie/ 00:00 Intro 00:20 Intro: The Devil’s Bit by Theresa Larkin & Noel McQuaid 00:40 Giveaways Michele Erdvig Ireland...

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