Ireland

Guinness – Ireland’s Favourite Tipple

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The best-selling alcoholic drink in Ireland is the famous Guinness. Dating back more than 250 years, it takes real precision to be able to pour the perfect pint of this dry stout. According to the Guinness company, pouring the perfect drink should take no more or less than 119.5 seconds. The good news is that […]

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Visit Blarney Castle

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While Dublin Castle is a popular tourist attraction, one of the most important castles in Ireland is Blarney Castle. At more than 600 years old, this castle sees thousands of visitors each year. This is the third castle structure to have occupied the site. Cormac MacCarthy, King of Munster, was resident at the castle for […]

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Explore Dublin Castle

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No trip to Dublin will be complete without a visit to Dublin Castle. One of the oldest buildings in the city, the castle dates back to 1204 and it is a building that has been continually used ever since. Right in the heart of the city centre, it is easily found, even for those stayign […]

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Unusual Festivals in Ireland

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One of the most endearing things about Ireland is its quirkiness and so for the opportunity to take part in a strange festival it is definitely the place to be. Scarecrow Festival The Durrow Scarecrow Festival takes place in County Laois. This festival has been taking place annually for a number of years now and […]

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Traditional Irish Dishes

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Do not make the mistake of thinking that there is nothing special about the food in Ireland. The Irish take real pride in the food that they serve and there are definitely a few unique specialities that should be tried while visiting here. Soda Bread This is something that is found everywhere and most Irish […]

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The Wild Atlantic Way

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The Atlantic Coast of Ireland has a wild beauty and it is a great region in which to relax and recharge the batteries. There is plenty to see and do here so why not consider a few of these for the next trip. The Wild Atlantic Way is a driving route along the coast and […]