Q & A: She Wants to Travel; He Wants to Stay Home — Can a Trip to Ireland Remedy Their Differences?
Nov04

Q & A: She Wants to Travel; He Wants to Stay Home — Can a Trip to Ireland Remedy Their Differences?

This will be a first trip to Ireland for my husband and me (our first trip off the American continent!), and we have very different ideas about the aftermath. I’m hoping it is the beginning of a lifelong travel hobby. Whereas he is expecting I will calm down with travel, and we won’t do a trip this big for another decade or two. So, much is at stake! To ease him into it, I’m planning to split our week-long trip...

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10 Tips that Will Make Your Trip to Ireland More Affordable
Aug13

10 Tips that Will Make Your Trip to Ireland More Affordable

So you’ve been stashing away a some cash from every paycheck for a trip to Ireland. Congratulations! You, like most of us, understand the piggy bank method of saving, and it works… it just requires patience and diligence. What many people don’t realize is that there is more than one way to finance your travel. To help me get to Ireland more often, I’ve employed a few tactics that supplement my savings efforts...

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How Are You Making Your Dream Trip to Ireland a Reality?
May07

How Are You Making Your Dream Trip to Ireland a Reality?

(The session mentioned below has passed, but be sure to check out the inspiring comments at the end of the post!) Tomorrow I’m talking with Dr Valerie Young from Changing Course about how I turned my passion for Ireland, art, and people into a business… or, more specifically, a series of businesses. That got me thinking about all the people I meet who are dreaming about a trip to Ireland, but they never move one step...

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#125 Your Smartphone in Ireland and the Best Apps for Irish Travel – VIDEO & AUDIO VERSIONS
Apr01

#125 Your Smartphone in Ireland and the Best Apps for Irish Travel – VIDEO & AUDIO VERSIONS

Episode Guide – Podcast #125 Your Smartphone in Ireland and the Best Apps for Irish Travel In this episode, I chat with Jody Halsted and Stephanie Chastain about smartphones in Ireland and the best apps for Irish travel CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. http://www.irishfireside.com/podcasts/125irishfiresidesmartphones2.mp3 Or watch it as a video…   Our Podcasts are available on iTunes – here’s our...

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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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#124 When is the Best Time to Visit Ireland? – VIDEO
Feb13

#124 When is the Best Time to Visit Ireland? – VIDEO

There are plenty of things to consider to help you choose WHEN you should plan your trip! In this video episode Corey considers a several factors that may influence when you will plan your trip. When people ask: “When is the best time to visit Ireland?” Most of them really just want to know: “When am I least likely to get wet?” So to answer that question, rainfall is a pretty good place to start. RAINFALL Let’s look at rainfall data...

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