Isle Magazine Issue 2 Published… and It’s Still Beautiful, Informative, Digital, and FREE
Apr02

Isle Magazine Issue 2 Published… and It’s Still Beautiful, Informative, Digital, and FREE

The words have been typed, the images tweaked, and the second edition of Isle Magazine is available to everyone. We’re especially fond of their ongoing support of bloggers… this month they look at Irish bloggers who aren’t in Ireland. You’ll meet an Ireland-born Irish-American mom, an Irishman going above and beyond to help support those participating in The Gathering, a Mayo-born designer in Bosto, and a New...

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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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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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Kids Travel Free on Dublin’s Luas, Aer Lingus Offers Meal Upgrades, and Guinness Bribes People with Free Pints
Feb01

Kids Travel Free on Dublin’s Luas, Aer Lingus Offers Meal Upgrades, and Guinness Bribes People with Free Pints

Here’s a bit of good news for those traveling to Dublin through April of this year. The LUAS (city centre’s light rail line) invites two children to travel for free with a paid adult ticket. So if your family happens to be there for St Paddy’s Day or a spring holiday, hop on board. Here’s a link to the news item: www.thejournal.ie/kids-travel-free-on-the-luas-for-next-three-months-777804-Jan2013/ Meanwhile, Aer...

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15 Websites to Help You Plan Your Trip to Ireland
Dec25

15 Websites to Help You Plan Your Trip to Ireland

You’re going to Ireland, and now you find yourself addicted to the Internet’s all-you-can-eat buffet of Irish travel info. If you’re like most Irish Firesiders, you’re probably spending most of your internet time gobbling up every possible tidbit of info about the Emerald Isle. However, you probably have to worry about things like food, shelter, and a boss who doesn’t include your Irish research on your...

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A Holiday Homecoming in Northern Ireland
Dec22

A Holiday Homecoming in Northern Ireland

The Northern Irish Tourist Board held a competition to bring a loved one home for the holidays. I’d say they did an outstanding job welcoming the Monroe family from Ohio 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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