All the Things Irish Firesiders Loved in 2013 – A Joyful Recap
Dec27

All the Things Irish Firesiders Loved in 2013 – A Joyful Recap

Before we flip the calendars and consume our lives with New Year’s Resolutions, we thought we’d look back on the highlights of 2013 based on what YOU liked, clicked, and watched this year via the Irish Fireside. Links to our podcast episodes At Aghaviller Church and Round Tower, Co Kilkenny. Heywood Gardens, Ballinakill, Co Laois. Today’s view from the Black Stones Bridge, Co Kerry. Glendalough, Co Wicklow Foreboding...

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Christmas Dinner Irish Style: Great Holiday Recipes Inspired by Ireland
Dec16
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Getting It Wrong in Ireland: Rethinking Common Irish Travel Advice
Nov26

Getting It Wrong in Ireland: Rethinking Common Irish Travel Advice

The internet has become the go-to place for gathering travel tips for visiting Ireland, but it also leads to some bits of bad advice getting repeated over and over until those nuggets start sounding like facts. Here are a few lumps of advice the internet seems to keep getting wrong… or at least not quite right… NOT TRUE: You should drive the Ring of Kerry in a counter-clockwise/anti-clockwise/clockwise direction –...

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Five Alternative Peninsulas to the Ring of Kerry to Add to Your Ireland Itinerary
Nov21
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#130 Keeping Your Trip to Ireland Alive After You Get Home – AUDIO
Oct16
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And the Blog Awards Ireland Winner is…
Oct13

And the Blog Awards Ireland Winner is…

The winners of the 2013 Blog Awards Ireland were announced last night, and I’m honored the Irish Fireside earned the top spot in the Best Blog of the Diaspora category which was sponsored by TG4, the Irish language television station. This honor capped off an amazing week where I was… a featured speaker at the Travel Blog Exchange Conference in Dublin, interviewed on RTE Radio One’s Drivetime, interviewed by the...

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