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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An Afternoon with Brian and Kilbeggan Whiskey
Jul19

An Afternoon with Brian and Kilbeggan Whiskey

Finally! A distillery tour that got me up close and personal with the process of making whiskey! After years of leaving Irish distilleries (and breweries) feeling pleased but not quite satisfied, I thought the new industry standard equaled a tour of well-preserved artifacts displayed in the order they were used in the distilling process… and if I was extremely lucky, I’d get to see some bottles rush by on a conveyor with...

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Getting Creative in Ireland
Mar30

Getting Creative in Ireland

For anyone with a creative bent, there’s nothing like a trip to Ireland to get those creative juices flowing. We came upon The Art Hand in County Waterford when our friend Ruby Clover was invited to teach a course there (her 3-day session on making waaaaay cool collage boxes will be held July 4-6th). If you’re looking for an artistic endeavor to add to your itinerary, take a look at their offerings. This season’s...

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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 www.titanicbelfast.com. 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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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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Christmas Market at Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral
Nov29

Christmas Market at Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral

Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral boasts one of the most unique Christmas shopping experiences in Ireland. Their Holiday Market returns to the church’s 12th Century crypt with 15 stalls of arts, crafts, and jewelry inside and several food vendors on the Cathedral grounds. Before you begin imagining a dark, dank, cold vault, realize that the Cathedral’s crypt offers a much more elaborate (and warm) environment than one...

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