Monthly Archives: February 2011

Photo by James Byrum

A bookish affair

“When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.”  – James Joyce The Irish are notorious writers – writers that have produced some of the most profound and beautiful works of literature, both in the English and Irish languages,

Photo by James Byrum

A bookish affair

“When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.”  – James Joyce The Irish are notorious writers – writers that have produced some of the most profound and beautiful works of literature, both in the English and Irish languages,

Photo by William Murphy
/ City

Getting your green on

UPDATE: Check out our 2012 Guide to Planning for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s that time of year again. Dare I say it? St. Patrick’s Day. Yep. The St. Patrick’s Festival is right around the corner – just over a month

Photo by William Murphy
/ City

Getting your green on

UPDATE: Check out our 2012 Guide to Planning for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s that time of year again. Dare I say it? St. Patrick’s Day. Yep. The St. Patrick’s Festival is right around the corner – just over a month

Photo by Konstantinos Papakonstantinou

Lá Fhéle Vailintín: An Irish Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again when everyone goes all lovey dovey (or gets a bit pukey), and if its romance you’re after, there is really no better place than Ireland for a green and red Valetine’s Day. After all,

Photo by Konstantinos Papakonstantinou

Lá Fhéle Vailintín: An Irish Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again when everyone goes all lovey dovey (or gets a bit pukey), and if its romance you’re after, there is really no better place than Ireland for a green and red Valetine’s Day. After all,

Father Ted festival

Down with this sort of thing

It was bound to happen and five years ago it did: a Father Ted fan convention. If you’re already lost, you probably don’t care about TedFest… but you should. Why? Well, only because the mid-’90s sit-com around which TedFest is

Father Ted festival

Down with this sort of thing

It was bound to happen and five years ago it did: a Father Ted fan convention. If you’re already lost, you probably don’t care about TedFest… but you should. Why? Well, only because the mid-’90s sit-com around which TedFest is

Photo by Brian Douglas
/ Trip

On the road in Ireland

If you are anything like me (or some of my relatives), your first experience driving on Irish roads is a generally hair raising one. Coming from Europe or the U.S., just handling a right-hand steering wheel on the left side

Photo by Brian Douglas
/ Trip

On the road in Ireland

If you are anything like me (or some of my relatives), your first experience driving on Irish roads is a generally hair raising one. Coming from Europe or the U.S., just handling a right-hand steering wheel on the left side

Photo by kelly taylor

A beginner’s guide to traditional Irish music

If you’re planning a trip to or around Ireland (or maybe just dreaming about one), one of the first things you’ll likely hope to experience is one of those elusively magical pub sessions where the music flows as freely as

Photo by kelly taylor

A beginner’s guide to traditional Irish music

If you’re planning a trip to or around Ireland (or maybe just dreaming about one), one of the first things you’ll likely hope to experience is one of those elusively magical pub sessions where the music flows as freely as

Photo by Allan Henderson

5 Scenic Treasures of Ireland

Ireland is one of the most lush, beautiful countries in the world. It’s quiet pace and the warm, friendly manner of the Irish people are sure to draw you in. Whether you are travelling with your family, a solo backpacker

Photo by Allan Henderson

5 Scenic Treasures of Ireland

Ireland is one of the most lush, beautiful countries in the world. It’s quiet pace and the warm, friendly manner of the Irish people are sure to draw you in. Whether you are travelling with your family, a solo backpacker