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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History of Ireland in 100 Objects: FREE Download
Mar23

History of Ireland in 100 Objects: FREE Download

  Whether it’s distinct stone tools that mark technical advancement; carefully crafted gold torcs; a washing machine which became a symbol of Irish feminism; a computer microprocessor that foreshadowed the Celtic Tiger boom; or a white hankerchief waved on Bloody Sunday, objects help tell the story of Irish history. “A History of Ireland in 100 Objects” teaches us about the people who lived on the Emerald Isle...

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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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The Symbols of Ireland
Mar22

The Symbols of Ireland

I’m afraid you won’t find any dancing leprechauns, pots of gold, or green beer on this list of symbols of Ireland… it’s not St Paddy’s Day and we’re not in a sports bar that calls itself an Irish pub. In honor of symbols day for #FriFotos on Twitter (a weekly, themed photo sharing event), I thought I’d list a few symbols of Ireland… The High Cross Donaghmore High Cross, Co Tyrone...

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My Perfect Day in Dublin
Feb25

My Perfect Day in Dublin

My perfect day in Dublin begins on Grafton Street in the hours before most businesses open their shutters. The street is usually packed with shoppers and buskers, but at this hour only a few solitary people on their way to office buildings can be seen darting around delivery trucks. The bronze Molly Malone statue fits the street quite well in the morning light without tourists posing in front of her for photographs; however, her low...

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#123 Exploring Ingenious Ireland with Mary Mulvihill – AUDIO
Feb02

#123 Exploring Ingenious Ireland with Mary Mulvihill – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #124 Exploring Ingenious Ireland In this episode, we chat with Mary Mulvihill about Ireland’s science and innovation contributions with a look at the Hill of Tara, Newgrange, the Antrim Coast, Dublin City, and interesting places throughout Ireland CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are available on iTunes – here’s our link for Techies Show Notes 00:00 Hill of Tara from...

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