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St. Patrick’s Festival Photos

St. Patrick’s Festival Photos March 7, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
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Highlights of St. Patrick’s Festival 2011

Highlights of St. Patrick’s Festival 2011 March 5, 2011 | Events | Read More
WEDNESDAY 16TH MARCH: St. Patrick’s Festival Ceili Where: St. Stephen’s Green Time: 16:30 About: Traditional Irish dancing on the streets, watch, learn and dance. St. Patrick's Day Parade Performer Thursday 17th MARCH: St. Patrick’s Festival Parade Where: Starting from Parnell...

10 Unusual St Patrick’s Day Facts and Tips

10 Unusual St Patrick’s Day Facts and Tips March 3, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
St. Patrick's Day Parade 1. The world’s first St Patrick’s Day parade The first parade on record dedicated to St Patrick occurred on March 17, 1762, in New York City, featuring Irish soldiers serving in the English military. But it wasn’t until 1931, 169 years later, that Dublin...

The Dublin Book Festival

The Dublin Book Festival February 28, 2011 | Events | Read More
Event: Dublin Book Festival Date: 2-6th March 2011 Venue: Throughout Dublin incl. National Library of Ireland, The Gutter Bookshop, Cube at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin City Libraries and Dublin’s City Hall. Dublin Book Festival About: This year they have decided to extend The festival from...

Music lovers guide to Dublin

Music lovers guide to Dublin February 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Musical Pub Crawl Enjoy a great combo of live traditional Irish music and pints of Guinness on this Musical Pub Crawl. The tour is led by musicians who in between performing explain the history of Irish music and its influences around the globe. It normally begins at St. Olive John Gogerty’s pub...

Learn how to pour the perfect pint of Guinness

Learn how to pour the perfect pint of Guinness February 24, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Visit the home of Guinness Where: Guinness Storehouse About: Did you know it takes 6 steps to pour the perfect pint of Guinness? Is there a reason why the Pints in Dublin always taste better?  did you know it should take 119.3 seconds to let a pint ‘settle’? You can learn all about the...

Visit Malahide Castle Before it Changes Forever

Visit Malahide Castle Before it Changes Forever February 22, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Malahide Castle which dates back to 1185 is due for further renovations and will be closed to the public in August of this year. So if you would like to experience one of Ireland’s oldest castles before it changes forever, it is a good idea to visit it now. Malahide Castle The renovations that...

Dublin is a UNESCO City of Literature

Dublin is a UNESCO City of Literature February 22, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Dublin is one of only 4 other cities in the world to be given the title of UNESCO City of Literature. The other cities include Edinburgh, Melbourne & Iowa city. On your trip to Dublin include some literary culture. Pick up a book by a Dublin writer, visit the Dublin Writers Museum, enjoy a Literary...

Visit Tutankhamun His Tomb and His Treasures in Dublin

Visit Tutankhamun His Tomb and His Treasures in Dublin February 21, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Exhibition: Tutankhamun – His Tomb and His Treasures Where: RDS Industries Hall Date: 18th  Feb – 23rd July Cost: 10-18 euro* Tutankhamun had a busy and very short life. He is one of the most famous Pharaohs of Egypt but there were many challengers in Egypt at that time and he did not have...

Dublin’s Bubbling Art Scene

Dublin’s Bubbling Art Scene February 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The independent Dublin art  scene is buzzing at the moment.  Taking advantage of these recessionary times, artists are exploiting a surplus of empty buildings and transforming them into creative spaces for gallery exhibitions, live performances and gigs. BASIC SPACE Next to the well known venue of...
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