Christmas in Dublin: Video Postcard
Dec03

Christmas in Dublin: Video Postcard

Learn More About Christmas in Dublin >>   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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Book a Luxury Room in Dublin in a Blink
Aug21

Book a Luxury Room in Dublin in a Blink

Last minute booking applications for your iPhone or mobile device are becoming more and more popular. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to try out the Blink App, designed to allow people to book deeply discounted luxury hotel rooms at the last minute. And by last minute, they mean really last minute – for that night only! I downloaded the app and was surprised to be immediately greeted with a countdown timer. You see, the...

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Ireland in Bloom
Jun01

Ireland in Bloom

This weekend Dublin hosts Ireland’s biggest gardening event called BLOOM IN THE PARK. As much as I would love to be there, I won’t be arriving for a few more weeks, so I poked around for garden festivals going on this summer. Tralee Garden Festival www.holidaytralee.com/garden_festival.html 15 June – 17 June Galway Garden Festival www.galwaygardenfestival.com 14 July – 15 July Carlow Garden Festival...

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4th of July: Ireland Gets in on the Fun
May22

4th of July: Ireland Gets in on the Fun

While St Patrick’s Day has become a moment for the world to be a wee bit Irish for one day a year, it looks like the family-friendly spirit of the 4th of July is getting bigger and taking hold in Ireland. I’ve come across not one, not two, but THREE major celebrations in Ireland this summer. IRISH AMERICA DAY New Ross, Co Wexford The area is home to the ancestors of John F Kennedy and the Dunbrody Famine Ship & Emigration Centre,...

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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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