St. Patrick’s Day Irish Music Suggestions

The biggest day on the Irish calendar is almost upon us. March 17th is celebrated in style all over the world, and is without doubt the day that most Irish people look forward to more than any other. We celebrate it in numerous ways – parties, parades, drinks, decor, costumes etc – but the one thing that is present at ... Read More »

Ireland Top 5 golf courses

Old Head Golf Course, Kinsale

Although Scotland is more commonly associated with world class golf, Ireland boasts some epic courses of its own and in some quarters it is actually considered to be the home of the best links courses in the world. Of course the sheer beauty of both the Irish coastline and the tranquil surrounds of the inland countryside lend themselves to the ... 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 »

Vote for Irish Traditional Album of 2012 on

If you are interested in voting for Irish Traditional Album of the Year, 2012 then you can do so at the moment on For the last couple of weeks they have been asking members to decide between 15 shortlisted albums.  Already they have received thousands of votes and voting is due to close shortly.  Tradconnect was set up in ... Read More »

Dublin with a Difference: 5 Special Places to Stay

If you travel a lot, chances are you’ve had enough of bland hotels and identikit accommodation. Fortunately for those travelling to Dublin, Ireland’s capital city has a range of hotels, B&B, and self-catering as full of character and personality as a true blue Dubliner. Here are some of our favourite places to stay in Dublin: No 25 Eustace Street One ... Read More »

A new way to discover content on

I’m always trying to improve this blog, and make it easy for people to find the content on here that they are looking for. The navigation bar, under the main logo, categorizes posts in a way that is helpful for users, and within each article you will find links to more content similar to what you may be reading. Well ... Read More »

Viking Re-enactments in Ireland

After sharing my recent post about Ben Bulben on Twitter, I got some replies back from people with pictures and stories of their own visit to Ben Bulben. One of those replies was from Anne, who authors a new blog I recently stumbled on. Anne’s blog, Viking Lady Aine, is pretty unique. Well at least it’s a first for me. ... Read More »