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Where to Watch the Royal Wedding in Dublin

Where to Watch the Royal Wedding in Dublin April 28, 2011 | Events | Read More
Although much of the Western World seems to have gone Royal Wedding crazy lately there’s one place where it will be business (relatively) as usual. And that’s here in Dublin.  Geographically, Ireland may be part of the British Isles but visitors should remember that the Republic of Ireland...

All that Jazz – South Dublin style!

All that Jazz – South Dublin style! April 26, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
So, what’s the jive?! Get out of town this weekend to Bray to catch some great musicians at the 12th Bray Jazz Festival. Stars include  BBC jazz singer of the year Christine Tobin; three-times Grammy Award-nominated Hamilton de Holanda from Brazil; American jazz guitar great Kurt Rosenwinkel; gypsy...

Having an Eggs-iting Kids Easter in Dublin!

Having an Eggs-iting Kids Easter in Dublin! April 19, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
For Sporty Types The GAA Museum is hosting a series of Easter Egg Hunts for families at Croke Park Stadium in the build-up to Easter Sunday. Visitors can take part in special guided tours of the stadium, collect clues and find tokens to collect Cadbury Easter Eggs For Country Folk Easter Sunday at...

Fleeing the Great Irish Potato Famine

Fleeing the Great Irish Potato Famine April 18, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
You may have heard about the Great Famine or Irish Potato Famine that Ireland suffered between 1845 and 1852, you may even know that over 1 million people starved to death, or died from related diseases, but to put a human perspective on this blackest period in Ireland’s history,  visit the Jeanie...

Good Friday in Dublin

Good Friday in Dublin April 15, 2011 | Events, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Although Dublin has for many years been a relaxed secular city, there are two days out of 365 when the pubs, clubs, off licences/liquor shops, etc. are closed. And one of those is Good Friday, which falls on 22 April this year. The good news for anyone who fancies a pint of Guinness, or indeed any other...

What everyone is reading in Dublin in April

What everyone is reading in Dublin in April April 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re wondering what holiday reading to pack with you on your trip to Dublin, we – or rather Dublin City Council –  have at least one suggestion for you. Since 2005, Dublin – a UNESCO City of Literature – has encouraged everyone in the city to read the same book during the month of April...

Dublin’s Monumental (Rude) Jokes

Dublin’s Monumental (Rude) Jokes April 11, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Dublin, and Ireland, are famous the world over for the craic (pronounced crack) which is basically Gaelic for fun/having a good time. The Irish, and Dubliners in particular have the great ability to poke fun at themselves and at anyone or at any symbol of authority or grandeur. Indeed, while many countries...

Dublin’s 1916 Easter Rising

Dublin’s 1916 Easter Rising April 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Easter is a very special time for the people of Ireland and particularly Dublin. And not just for religious reasons. For it was in Easter 1916, 95 years ago, that the most significant event in modern Irish history occurred.  The Easter Rising was led by three groups, the Irish Republican Brotherhood...
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