The Secrets to Blending in at an Irish Pub Revealed!
Mar09

The Secrets to Blending in at an Irish Pub Revealed!

When most people come to visit Ireland, they have a long list of places to see and things to do. High on that list is usually a pint of Guinness at a local pub to soak up the local culture. Here are a few tips from visitor-turned-local Emily Westbrooks to keep you from looking like a tourist at the pub – including what to order, wear and avoid. How to Blend in at the Pub >> Emily Westbrooks is a freelance writer from Maine...

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When is the Best Time to Visit Ireland?
Mar04

When is the Best Time to Visit Ireland?

  Any day is a good day to visit Ireland, but depending on your interests, you may determine there are “better” times. Here’s my take on when to plan your trip. Weather Irish weather likes to keep meteorologists on their toes. As a guest, you could enjoy sunny, warm conditions in February or wet, cold days in August. Heck, you could have rain lashing at your ankles in the morning and find yourself taking in the sun on the...

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Irish and Celtic Music Jackpot
Mar01

Irish and Celtic Music Jackpot

Here’s an exciting find. Celtic harpist Anne Roos has teamed up with Irish and Celtic Music Podcast host Marc Gunn to give you a hearty supply of Irish and Celtic music for your St Patrick’s Day celebrations! For a limited time, you’ll get a FREE Best of the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast CD when you place an order with Anne. Be sure to mention Irish Fireside in the “add questions or comments about your...

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1900s Ireland Comes to Life in Vivid Color
Feb17

1900s Ireland Comes to Life in Vivid Color

Christy over at Green Dragon Artist introduced us to this video which uses modern technology to colorizes1900s Irish postcards. The effort results in a colorful tour of Ireland. Read the original article from World Irish...

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Rainbow Over Dublin – VIDEO
Jan26

Rainbow Over Dublin – VIDEO

I simply can’t resist the charm of this Irish lottery video. And here’s a peek at the making-of the colorful event.   National Lottery :: Rainbow Over Dublin from Myles of Smyles on...

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Sharing Stories from Donegal
Nov08

Sharing Stories from Donegal

To tell the story of his grandfather’s life, Daniel McGarrigle turned to film, animation, and the “Sharing Stories” project run by the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny (Republic of Ireland) and the Nerve Centre in Derry (Northern Ireland). As part of a social media experiment, “Sharing Stories” is using YouTube and Facebook to promote Daniel’s film “Brighter Days.” Over the next three weeks,...

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