Ten top things to do in Dublin, as chosen by a Dubliner

The Temple Bar Pub

Ireland’s capital city of Dublin is a vibrant and vivacious city. It is literally packed full of things to see and do whether you are looking for a lively music scene, to unlock the secrets of the past, or perhaps to walk in the footsteps of Joyce or Behan or even Bono, as long as you have the energy, Dublin ... Read More »

Would You Marry A Farmer? Confessions of an Irish Farmerette

Sixsmith family

When Lorna Sixsmith, aka Irish Farmerette, decided on a whim to write a blog post entitled ‘Advice to those considering marrying a farmer’ almost a year ago, she had no idea that it would reach over 50,000 views and form the inspiration for her upcoming book. The blog post was shared and  laughed at as farmers (men and women) all ... Read More »

Glendalough Round Tower and the Wicklow Mountains National Park

Glendalough Round Tower

As you may have seen in the news this week, President Obama has been in Northern Ireland at the G8 summit. While he has been distracted with matters of the world, his lovely wife and daughters got to do a little bit of sight-seeing. Whoever created their itinerary made a great choice when deciding on a trip to Glendalough. I’m ... Read More »

Win a Certificate of Irish Heritage by telling us about your Irish ancestors

I’m delighted to be partnering with the Certificate of Irish Heritage to bring you this wonderful giveaway. One lucky reader will win a gift card entitling them to one Certificate of Irish Heritage (certificate only, no frame). The certificate acts as a unique memento which honors the recipient’s ancestor(s) and symbolizes their connection to Ireland. The certificate would make a ... Read More »

Galway Sea Festival June Bank Holiday Weekend

If you find yourself in Ireland on the June Bank Holiday weekend (May 31st- June 3rd) why not head to Galway, on the west coast where all things maritime will be celebrated in a new festival? The new four day festival is family friendly and all events are either affordable for families to attend or free. From beach safaris to ... Read More »