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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Ten Websites We’re Thankful For…
Nov24

Ten Websites We’re Thankful For…

It’s Thanksgiving in the US, and we picked ten sites for which we’re especially thankful. Each site has proven to be committed to celebrating their passion for Ireland… and contributing to a wonderful year. B&B Ireland Blog – This newcomer to the blog scene has become a consistent source for authentic Irish travel information. Check it out. Bitesize Irish Gaelic Blog – For those interested in...

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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...

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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

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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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