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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

Photo by Flickr user catsper

5 Reasons to Love Ireland

As if you really need a reason, right? Today is May 23, 2011. Also known in the Twitterverse as #IRLDay and in the general media as the day that President Barack Obama visits Ireland. He’s going to give a historic

Photo by Flickr user catsper

5 Reasons to Love Ireland

As if you really need a reason, right? Today is May 23, 2011. Also known in the Twitterverse as #IRLDay and in the general media as the day that President Barack Obama visits Ireland. He’s going to give a historic

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

Five Unusual Places To Spend St Patrick’s Day

UPDATE: Check out our 2012 Guide to Planning for St. Patrick’s Day. As everyone knows, the feast day of Saint Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint, is also a day when all things Irish are celebrated the world over. To that end,

Five Unusual Places To Spend St Patrick’s Day

UPDATE: Check out our 2012 Guide to Planning for St. Patrick’s Day. As everyone knows, the feast day of Saint Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint, is also a day when all things Irish are celebrated the world over. To that end,

Image courtesy UggBoy ( have fun doing it ) / Flickr

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Ireland

Related posts: Valentine’s Day 2011 in Ireland. Certain elements of Ireland’s identity and history play to romance. The wet, cobblestone streets, mythic love triangles and a sense of piety have always brought out a delight in love stories and the

Image courtesy UggBoy ( have fun doing it ) / Flickr

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Ireland

Related posts: Valentine’s Day 2011 in Ireland. Certain elements of Ireland’s identity and history play to romance. The wet, cobblestone streets, mythic love triangles and a sense of piety have always brought out a delight in love stories and the

Rocking Dublin

The Dublin Rock ‘n’ Roll Bus Tour, operating since 2008, is one of the best ways to get a sense of the musical hum of the city.

Rocking Dublin

The Dublin Rock ‘n’ Roll Bus Tour, operating since 2008, is one of the best ways to get a sense of the musical hum of the city.

Zoom, Zoom Galway

Each February, Ireland zooms to life at the Galway International Rally, the first major annual motorsport event in the country.

Zoom, Zoom Galway

Each February, Ireland zooms to life at the Galway International Rally, the first major annual motorsport event in the country.