#142 How Much Time Should I Spend in Dublin? – Featuring Pól Ó Conghaile – AUDIO
Mar05

#142 How Much Time Should I Spend in Dublin? – Featuring Pól Ó Conghaile – AUDIO

Pól Ó Conghaile steps in to answer a question many of Dubin’s first-time visitors ask… “how much time should I spend there?” Pól’s got tips for setting your pace, things to see, and making the most of your visit to the Fair City.   Quotes from this episode I think the temptation for people is to do too much in Ireland. – 2:00 It’s a small country, but once you get here it starts to feel awfully...

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#129 Alternatives to Ireland’s Most Popular Destinations PART 2 – AUDIO
Sep30

#129 Alternatives to Ireland’s Most Popular Destinations PART 2 – AUDIO

#129 Alternatives to Ireland’s Most Popular Destinations In this episode Corey shares our listeners’ picks for alternatives to five more of Ireland’s most popular sites. Then Liam honors Ireland’s Titanic heritage by singing the last song reportedly played on the deck of the Titanic. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are available on iTunes – here’s our link for Techies Map of Sites Mentioned...

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A Day Along the Shannon Estuary
Sep16

A Day Along the Shannon Estuary

A journey to Ireland’s “prettiest village” leads to gardens, ruins, the discovery of Irish coffee, dolphin watching, and Europe’s first international airport.   Mummy, look,” announced the little girl stretching her hand across the railing next to me. I followed her finger to the splashing water about a quarter mile away. From the upper deck of the car ferry, I could see dolphins skimming the surface of the Shannon Estuary. As...

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35 Unforgettable Moments in Ireland
Aug07

35 Unforgettable Moments in Ireland

I’m just back from Ireland, and there a few things I simply can’t wait to tell you about. Here are 35 experiences from this summer I will never forget… and didn’t want to wait to tell you about. Just click the image to find out what made it so memorable: Sheep at the Famine Village Ardagh Village, Co Longford Athassel Priory, Co Tipperary Ballysaggartmore Towers, Co Waterford Beara Peninsula Cycle Route - Co...

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Spectacular! Limerick’s King John’s Castle Gets a €5.7 Million Makeover
Jul09

Spectacular! Limerick’s King John’s Castle Gets a €5.7 Million Makeover

Dramatic illustrations by David Rooney set the tone… “this is not a fairytale castle!” In fact the new interpretive centre added to the buildings adjacent to King John’s Castle in Limerick don’t shy away from the site’s violent past. It wears it like a badge of honor; after all, it only emphasizes the city’s coveted location on the Shannon River. While the exhibits rely on the familiar tricks...

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Titanic Belfast
Mar31

Titanic Belfast

“She was fine when she left here.” Indeed, the largest “unsinkable” ship in the world was A-OK when she departed on her maiden voyage fresh from the Belfast shipyards of Harland and Wolff. What happened then became legend. Titanic Belfast traces the doomed ship from conception to building, christening to departure, sinking to myth and everything in between. Is it worth going out of your way to see? Click for...

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