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What gifts have you brought to Ireland?

Earlier I received a question/comment on a previous post asking about what kind of unique things someone could bring to Ireland as a gift or to trade. The question, from Fonda, was phrased as follows: I would like to know what to take to Ireland, things they can’t get that I might trade for. Can you give me some ideas ... Read More »

Where to find traditional Irish food in Ireland

Irish Stew and Guinness

Dorothy, from New England, was recently in touch via Facebook with a few questions before she left for her vacation to Ireland. Like most tourists, Dorothy probably wants to experience a real taste of Ireland while there. She asked: I would like to try some Irish food and drink…traditional, or popular with locals. What would you suggest? These days restaurants ... Read More »

Will My Cellphone Work In Ireland – Phone Travel Tips Part 1

will my cellphone work in ireland

To be quite honest, there’s no simple answer to the question “Will my cellphone work in Ireland?”. It really depends on a few things – your service provider, the type of service you already have, and the type of phone you wish to take with you on your travels. Most major American cellphone service providers do have options for international ... Read More »

How Do I Call Ireland From Abroad – Phone Travel Tips Part 2

Old Petrol Pump Ireland

Congratulations! You’ve booked your flights to Ireland, and now you’re looking for places to go, things to see, and somewhere to stay. You may need to make a call or 2 across the pond, or up from down under, to get some details straightened out. You may have found a number you wish to call, you may even have tried ... Read More »

Emergency Phone Number in Ireland – Phone Travel Tips Part 3

funny Irish road sign

Hopefully your holiday in Ireland will be jam-packed with fun, and there’ll be absolutely no need to look for any kind of emergency help during your stay. But if you do need help, then it’ll be good to know how to get it. Emergency Phone Number in Ireland In the United States, people call 911 to get through to the ... 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 »

Driving In Ireland – What You Need To Know

Road Conditions Driving in Ireland can be fun and exciting and it’s a great way to see the country, but as almost anyone that has driven there will agree, sometimes it can be a bit of an adventure. From winding narrow roads, to roads with no lane markings, animals on the road, the weather conditions, and quite a few other ... Read More »