Dublin Floods
Oct25

Dublin Floods

Dublin experienced some serious flooding yesterday… thought you might want to check out some of the images via Irish Weather Online. Fortunately, the waters have receded since this footage was collected. 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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Dublin on the Liffey
Oct07

Dublin on the Liffey

It wasn’t long after reader Joe Conway sent me a link to Dublin on the Liffey that I found myself hypnotized by Jim Berkeley’s images of Ireland’s capital as reflected by the River Liffey. It’s a whole new way to see Ireland’s capital. Have a look for yourself. www.dublinontheliffey.ie Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish...

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Taking a Tour of the Elements at Trinity College Dublin
Aug09

Taking a Tour of the Elements at Trinity College Dublin

Dublin’s Trinity College has built its reputation as the home of the Book of Kells and the alma mater of famous folks like Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, various Nobel Laureates, and three Irish Presidents. But not everyone knows about the university’s Science Gallery which currently presents “Elements: The Beauty of Chemistry” through September 23, 2011. Whether you’re heading...

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Become an Expert in Irish Sport in 60 Seconds – Croke Park Game Guide
Jul31

Become an Expert in Irish Sport in 60 Seconds – Croke Park Game Guide

Although I’ve been watching the Irish sports of Hurling and Gaelic Football for years, I still rely on my Irish neighbors to explain the rules during every match. Like any sport, there’s more to it than scoring a goal… and each game seems to bring in to focus a different rule. My visit to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) Museum at Dublin’s Croke Park filled in many of the gaps of what I know about the...

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#120 The Thrill of Gaelic Games at Croke Park + Some Travel Bargains! – AUDIO
Jul18

#120 The Thrill of Gaelic Games at Croke Park + Some Travel Bargains! – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #120 The Thrill of Gaelic Games at Croke Park It’s the season of Sundays in Irish sport, and there’s no better place than Dublin’s Croke Park, the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), to take in a match. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are availble on iTunes – here’s our link for Techies Show Notes: www.crokepark.ie www.crokeparktickets.ie...

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The Spirit of Dublin’s Temple Bar
Jul15

The Spirit of Dublin’s Temple Bar

This short film nicely captures the corner of Dublin known as Temple Bar… celebrating it’s 20th anniversary as the city’s cultural Quarter. Warning: there’s a swear word used in this video. 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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