Home to Ireland

Submitted by Jim Sanford My mother Margaret, (nee Hogan), through stories and song, instilled in me at an early age a great sense of pride and interest in our Irish ancestry. I never fully understood the significance of those feelings until at age fifty-three my wife, Betty, and I traveled to the Emerald Isle for the first time. Since that first trip in 1997, we have made five more visits, most recently in June of 2006, each time...

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The October E-Newsletter Has Been Sent

If you’ve subscribed to our enewsletter, it should be waiting for you in your inbox. We featured all kinds Irish travel/Irish-American interest topics this month… some have appeared in this blog, others have not. You can have a look-see HERE. You can also review our archives by clicking the E-Newsletter link in the navigation bar above. If you’re not on our e-mail list, you can sign up by clicking the link a...

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Youth choir comes home from Ireland with special memories. www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20090731/NEWS/907310314/1130&community=Johnston Top 10 beaches for swimming in Ireland www.diddlyi.com/profiles/blogs/top-10-beaches-for-swimming-in (via @Diddlyi) Rocky landscape of the Burren was once covered in forest www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/sciencetoday/2009/0730/1224251661877.html How to Make Your Holyhead Dublin Ferry Trip go...

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This Week’s Headlines – Irish Travel & Irish-Interest

corey says…Another installment of this week’s headlines from our Twitter account. Read it first by following  along at http://twitter.com/irishfireside. Another Irish family learns of family ties to Obama. www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sunday-life/obamas-ulster-family-14281853.html Aer Lingus cutting European flights out of Belfast and Dublin over the winter. www.news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/8046073.stm New Samuel Beckett...

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Aer Lingus Drops Prices for this Summer…Again!
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Aer Lingus Drops Prices for this Summer…Again!

corey says…Aer Lingus is working to fill their planes this summer, and now is probably the best time to buy tickets for travel this summer (June 16 – August 22, 2009). Check out their site to find out which days their best rates are available! Sales Page (temporary)...

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