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Tag Archives: Points of interest

Linehan’s Hand-Made Shandon Sweets, Cork City

I passed Linehans handmade sweets on my way to and from St. Anne’s Shandon Tower. This little sweet shop is just around the corner from the church. I grew up living on these sweets, and yes, I still have all my teeth 🙂 but I never knew they came from just across the river, where they have been made since ... Read More »

The Buskers and Street Entertainers of Dublin’s Grafton Street

The Lonely Planet Dublin City Travel Guide describes Grafton Street as the “buskers’ Carnegie Hall” and praises some of the performers that ply their trade there by hailing them as “absolutely sensational”. Speaking from first hand experience, they are not far wrong. I picked up the Dublin City Travel Guide for my 3 day stay there back in April. They ... Read More »

The Northern Ireland Wall Murals YouTube Video

To follow up from the previous post I wrote, about the wall murals of Northern Ireland, I wanted to share this YouTube video that I found that I think you’ll enjoy. I tried to post quite a few images from both sides of the conflict in that previous post, but in this 4 minute video you will see so many ... Read More »

45 things to do in Cork City

Cork city is a wonderful place to spend a few days wandering around. It's a bustling little city, very compact, easy to walk and has something to suit most tastes. From the artsy type to the nature lover, adventure seeker to the sports enthusiasts, I'm sure there's something in Cork City that'll take your fancy. Read More »

The Claregalway Friary – photos

I spent a few days in Galway a couple of years ago, and while there I stayed in the Claregalway hotel around 7 or 8 miles from Galway city center. Just a short distance from the hotel was the Claregalway Friary, a medieval Franciscan abbey. There’s not a whole lot in the town of Claregalway itself, but it’s a good ... Read More »

What’s happening in Ireland in 2012

2011 is fast coming to an end, but there are some great festivals and activities lined up around the country for 2012. Whether you live in Ireland and are looking for something to do, or are planning a trip to the emerald isle this coming year, our month-by-month slider below will keep you busy during your time there. Read More »

Free GotIreland.com 2012 Calendar

If you’re looking for a 2012 Calendar, then look no further 🙂 Download our calendar using the 2 links below (2 zip files). There are some great pictures from all around Ireland – beautiful ocean views, Cliffs of Moher scenery, the Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle and more. If a printed calendar isn’t for you, then maybe you can use the ... Read More »

Cliffs of Moher aerial video

In a previous post on the Cliffs of Moher we mentioned how you really have to see the cliffs in person to fully experience their magnificence. Well, if you are unable to get to the cliffs, then the video below is as close an experience as you’ll get to enjoying them. Enjoy! Read More »