Airports in Ireland with the Irish Fireside and the Traveling in Ireland Podcast
Feb21

Airports in Ireland with the Irish Fireside and the Traveling in Ireland Podcast

I recently had a chat with Jody Halsted from teh Traveling in Ireland Podcast about the ins and outs of Irish Airports. You’re invited to have a listen...

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#149 Budgeting for Meals and Miscellaneous Expenses in Ireland with Stephanie Chastain – Audio
Dec18

#149 Budgeting for Meals and Miscellaneous Expenses in Ireland with Stephanie Chastain – Audio

Our efforts to answer Brian’s question about budgeting for a trip to Ireland continue with Stephanie Chastain from Infinite Ireland as we focus on food and other expenses.   Click for Show Notes 00:00 Liam and the public toilet in Nenagh, County Tipperary 01:25 Intro – Mary Mulvihill – www.ingeniousireland.ie Episode #144 How Much Should I Budget for Transportation on My Trip to Ireland? Episode #145 How Much...

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Choosing the Right Irish Airport
Nov22

Choosing the Right Irish Airport

Most people outside of Ireland are familiar with only one of Ireland’s airports — the country’s largest in Dublin. However, there are other options that may suit a traveler’s needs. Let me take a moment to introduce you to them and offer a few “insider tips.” DUBLIN Ireland’s capital city hosts the country’s largest airport. Dublin Airport offers the most flights to and from the greatest...

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I Flew RyanAir, and I Almost Liked It
Oct25

I Flew RyanAir, and I Almost Liked It

What it’s really like to fly on a €10 flight from Ireland. After typing in dates for a flight from Shannon – Ireland’s west coast airport – to London, my computer search churned out an insanely broad range of flight options. Several came in at around €130 ($140), loads more were over €200 ($217), and more than half the results came in at over €2,000 ($2,178). The offer that garnered my attention came from RyanAir. They...

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Tips for Planning Your Irish Itinerary
Jun17

Tips for Planning Your Irish Itinerary

I’m in charge of the itinerary for our family trip to Ireland, and I’m struggling to figure out how to put together a schedule that let’s us see a lot, but won’t leave us exhausted (and make me crazy trying to plan it). — Nan   When planning a big trip, it’s easy to feel pressured to get it right. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but here are a few tips that might help you along the way....

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Could My Perfect Irish Holiday Rental Be a Scam?
Apr21

Could My Perfect Irish Holiday Rental Be a Scam?

My heart sunk when I received an email in February from a reader named Dana… She found the perfect Dublin vacation rental property on VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner), which is part of HomeAway — both are well-known, trusted vacation rental websites. When she inquired, the property manager wrote back with bad news. The townhouse of her dreams was no longer available. However, she was directed to another property listed on a...

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