Ireland Travel and Culture

  1. Travel in Ireland - Things to do in Newtownabbey

    Newtownabbey is a located on the shores of Belfast Lough in Northern Ireland. Founded in 1957, Newtownabbey ...
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  2. Travel in Ireland - Halloween, Irish Style

    Like many things in Ireland, Halloween enjoys a long and rich history. In fact Irish celebrations date ...
  3. Travel in Ireland - A Monastic Settlement Like no Other - Clonmacnoise

    Clonmacnoise is one of Ireland's most spectacular and valuable heritage sites. Located on the bank of ...
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  4. Ireland's Mythical History: MacNamaras Through the Centuries

    Though the MacNamara clan can trace its physical beginnings back to the second century, the name MacNamara ...
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  5. Travel in Ireland - Five Ways to Golf Irish Style

    So it's always been your dream to golf in Ireland? You're not alone. Next to Scotland, Ireland is on ...
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  6. Travel in Ireland: Visiting Killarney in Co. Kerry

    Killarney is one of the most visited towns in Ireland. During the summer months the place is jam packed ...
  7. Travel in Ireland: Irish Shopping

    An American work colleague once asked me if we had shopping malls in Ireland. I had to hide my smirk ...
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  8. Travel in Ireland: Barefoot Behind St. Patrick - A Pilgrims Progress on Lough Derg

    Pilgrimages have been performed by penitent people from as far back as the Middle Ages and they remain ...
  9. Travel in Ireland: The Legend of the Blarney Stone

    The legend that surrounds one particular stone set into the battlements of Blarney Castle in Co. Cork ...
  10. Ireland's Mythical History: A Trip to Inishmore

    Close your eyes and, for those far from her, imagine yourself in Ireland. Your day begins like the the ...
  11. Ireland's Mythical History - Jonathan Swift

    “Old men and comets have been reverenced for the same reason: their long beards, and pretences to foretell ...
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  12. Travel in Ireland: Top Three Things to do in Co. Wicklow

    Conveniently located near Dublin, Co. Wicklow is awash with beautiful scenery and interesting places ...
  13. Travel in Ireland: Is Ireland Really a Land of Drunks?

    It's no secret that the Irish have a long-standing reputation for drinking. On the surface that reputation ...
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  14. Ireland's Mythical History: Kylemore - Romance and Devotion

    Set comfortably into the Connemara mountains, mirrored by a tranquil lake, and framed by hedges of fuchsia ...
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  15. Travel in Ireland: Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

    Bunratty Castle in Co. Clare, is one of Ireland's finest medieval castles. Built in 1425, it is a cross ...
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  16. Ireland's Mythical History: The Mystery of Newgrange

    Mysterious. That's a word that, without question, describes Ireland, and particularly the area of the ...
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  17. Travel in Ireland: Don't Go Home Without One

    Aran Jumper
    Aran jumpers (sweaters) were originally handmade by the wives and mothers of fishermen ...
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  18. Ireland's Mythical History: Connemara - A Terrible Beauty

    When the phrase "Terrible Beauty" was coined about Ireland, the author likely was in or had ...
  19. Ireland's Mythical History: The Celts - The Culture History Forgot

    Anyone familiar with the Bible, particularly the New Testament, has heard of the book of Galatians. ...
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