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Content Needed! Do You Have What It Takes?

Picture me, sitting at home, browsing the web, poring over pictures of Ireland, reading Irish history, delving into my memories, doing my best to muster up pieces of information that people visiting Ireland might find useful. Now picture you doing it! Yeah, that’s right – I want YOU to contribute to this blog! I’m looking for people who, like me, ... Read More »

Ways To Get Into, Out Of, And Around Ireland

Ireland is more accessible to visitors now than it ever has been. There are so many options available for getting to Ireland, and when you get there you won’t have a problem getting around either. For those of you who haven’t been to Ireland since the 80’s or 90’s you’ll probably remember trying to navigate tiny rural roads on your ... Read More »

Carrigafoyle Castle, Co. Kerry – photos and facts

I’ve seen a lot of this castle on the internet in recent weeks. Most of that has been photos on Facebook that people have been sharing. I’ve never actually been to this castle in Co. Kerry, but I figured it’d be nice to compile a few photos, and some video, of it, and share it here with some facts about ... Read More »

Share Your Experience From The Gathering 2013

Dear Readers, I would like to extend an invite to all of you who visit this blog, and who will be spending time in Ireland this year for “The Gathering 2013“, to share a story, an experience, a photo, or some of your memories from your trip to Ireland, on this blog. Whether you’re a tourist on your very first ... Read More »

Walk to Fitness in Killarney

New Year, new you.  You’ve overdone it at Christmas, and now you’re wondering what you can do to shift those pounds and become a fitter, leaner 2013 model of yourself. Well, walking is one of the easiest, safest, and cheapest exercises to take up, and Killarney is one of the best places to start. 26,000-Acre Playground Killarney National Park covers 26,000 ... Read More »

Another way to save some money while in Ireland

A quick follow up to my previous post about things to do in Ireland for the Gathering 2013. In that post I gave you some tips on what to do, and highlighted some of the better online resources to help you find great activities while inIreland next year. I also gave you a link to a coupon site that gives ... Read More »

Book of Kells for iPad – Beautiful 8th Century Celtic Artwork

Nearly 700 pages of the famous Book of Kells manuscript, created by Celtic monks ca. 800AD, is now available on The Book of Kells for iPad App. The creators of the app have captured the beautiful New Testament illustrations in digital form, giving the already famous book an opportunity to reach an even greater worldwide audience. The unfinished manuscript which has ... Read More »

Irish Road Trips – 5 Of The Best

The entire island of Ireland is full of delightful and spectacular places. There are historic locations, tourist attractions, and natural wonders everywhere. If you are not in Ireland for long enough to explore it all, then you need to pare down your itinerary to just the best trips. Read on to discover PassSmart.com’s top five Irish road trips, to help ... Read More »

Activities in Dublin for Adrenaline Junkies

Lest you think a visit to Dublin is all about gentle strolls past Georgian buildings or quiet pints in relaxed pubs, we’ve been looking at the range of activities out there for those who would like to get off the beaten track, up the mountains, under the waves, or even airborne on their visit to Dublin. Adventure Centre If you ... Read More »