On Tour: Seeing a Gig Abroad

At first there’s disappointment. Your favourite band is embarking on an international tour and your city isn’t in the lineup. Or worse, they are coming but it’s already sold out. But then, an idea strikes you. Gig holiday. Bell X1

On Tour: Seeing a Gig Abroad

At first there’s disappointment. Your favourite band is embarking on an international tour and your city isn’t in the lineup. Or worse, they are coming but it’s already sold out. But then, an idea strikes you. Gig holiday. Bell X1

Sail-Rail-Poolbeg-Lighthouse-Sunny-sm

Sail and Rail: What to Know

On a recent journey between London and Dublin, we decided we wanted to try something a little different and opted to ‘Sail and Rail’, rather than fly as we usually do. The ferry was something we’d never tried before but

Sail-Rail-Poolbeg-Lighthouse-Sunny-sm

Sail and Rail: What to Know

On a recent journey between London and Dublin, we decided we wanted to try something a little different and opted to ‘Sail and Rail’, rather than fly as we usually do. The ferry was something we’d never tried before but

Hayes Bar in Glandore, West Cork Ireland

Ireland’s Best Hidden Pubs: Hayes Bar

Today, I am here to tell you about Hayes Bar in Glandore. There are some pubs so good, so desperately good, that you almost don’t want to write about them. You almost want to keep them secret so that they

Hayes Bar in Glandore, West Cork Ireland

Ireland’s Best Hidden Pubs: Hayes Bar

Today, I am here to tell you about Hayes Bar in Glandore. There are some pubs so good, so desperately good, that you almost don’t want to write about them. You almost want to keep them secret so that they

O'Donoghue's, Suffolk Street, Dublin

Cheap pints for all

Publin comes to town, paving the way for cheap drinks in Dublin’s Fair City. We interview founder John Geraghty about how he came up with the site and his favourite pubs. One thing I have always begrudged Dublin is how

O'Donoghue's, Suffolk Street, Dublin

Cheap pints for all

Publin comes to town, paving the way for cheap drinks in Dublin’s Fair City. We interview founder John Geraghty about how he came up with the site and his favourite pubs. One thing I have always begrudged Dublin is how

Photo: Garry Knight

Worst St. Patrick’s Day photos…of animals?

It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Well…almost. But here at IrishJaunt, it takes very little to put us into celebratory mode and just thinking about all those well-deserved pints of Guinness this weekend has got me feeling pretty festive. To that end,

Photo: Garry Knight

Worst St. Patrick’s Day photos…of animals?

It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Well…almost. But here at IrishJaunt, it takes very little to put us into celebratory mode and just thinking about all those well-deserved pints of Guinness this weekend has got me feeling pretty festive. To that end,

St. Patrick's Festival 2008

Surviving Paddy’s Day with your sanity

St. Patrick’s Day wasn’t always so manic. Believe it or not, at one time, it was quite a reserved holiday when mammies went to church and everyone else stayed in bed. In fact, from the time that the Irish Bank Holiday

St. Patrick's Festival 2008

Surviving Paddy’s Day with your sanity

St. Patrick’s Day wasn’t always so manic. Believe it or not, at one time, it was quite a reserved holiday when mammies went to church and everyone else stayed in bed. In fact, from the time that the Irish Bank Holiday

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Falling in love with Dublin

Finding love amidst the manic backdrop of Dublin City can sometimes feel like an uphill battle, but this Valentine’s Day, the Temple Bar Cultural Trust is teaming up with dozens of local businesses around the city to help you fall

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Falling in love with Dublin

Finding love amidst the manic backdrop of Dublin City can sometimes feel like an uphill battle, but this Valentine’s Day, the Temple Bar Cultural Trust is teaming up with dozens of local businesses around the city to help you fall

Dublin Chinese New Year Festival - Year of the Dragon 2012

Celtic dragon

Over the past two decades, the Chinese community in Ireland has grown from a small group of IBCs (Irish-born Chinese) to a huge and diverse community of people, both of Chinese heritage and Chinese migrants. Many Chinese people arrived during

Dublin Chinese New Year Festival - Year of the Dragon 2012

Celtic dragon

Over the past two decades, the Chinese community in Ireland has grown from a small group of IBCs (Irish-born Chinese) to a huge and diverse community of people, both of Chinese heritage and Chinese migrants. Many Chinese people arrived during

Franciscan Well Beers

Cork delights: Franciscan Well Brewery

Ireland is a country known for its beer, but microbrews and ales fall far down on most Irish drinkers’ lists. There are, however, some great craft brews to be found in Ireland, if you know where to look. One such

Franciscan Well Beers

Cork delights: Franciscan Well Brewery

Ireland is a country known for its beer, but microbrews and ales fall far down on most Irish drinkers’ lists. There are, however, some great craft brews to be found in Ireland, if you know where to look. One such

Aran Islands - beach donkey

12 Irish destinations for 2012

Another year, another set of resolutions, another travel wish list. I know the drill. I do it myself every year. But 2012 is going to be different. This year, you are going to make time to travel, even if it’s

Aran Islands - beach donkey

12 Irish destinations for 2012

Another year, another set of resolutions, another travel wish list. I know the drill. I do it myself every year. But 2012 is going to be different. This year, you are going to make time to travel, even if it’s