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Best 5 New Dublin Attractions

Best 5 New Dublin Attractions

If you’re visiting Dublin this St Patricks Day, here are 5 new attractions in Dublin opened in the last 2 years. I still fully recommend the old ones – Kilmainham Gaol, the Book of Kells (best to pre-book both of these), the Museum of Archaeology and National...
5 Festive Pubs in Dublin City

5 Festive Pubs in Dublin City

Visiting Ireland over Christmas? You will spend time in pubs, not only is it a cultural experience but it also offers shelter from bad weather and very often a welcoming fire, what more could you possibly want. Everyone has their favourite pubs to meet friends, here...
What Clothes to Pack for Ireland? Advice For Visiting in Any Month

What Clothes to Pack for Ireland? Advice For Visiting in Any Month

What Clothes to Pack For Ireland? Before listing out what to pack, I’ll point out that Ireland has a relatively mild climate. On average, it doesn’t get very cold or very hot. The advice for packing for Ireland can be applied to any month. With that in mind, below are...
Mayday

Mayday

Happy Mayday, a day of flowers and fairies and an important date in the Irish calendar dating back to pagan times. The day marks the start of Summer and was celebrated in a festival called Bealtaine. May Flowers were picked on the evening before May Day and this was...
Happy St Patrick’s Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Thun Homebrew Club follow the footsteps of St Patrick on a visit to Mescan Brewery. It’s that time of year again – St Patrick’s Day also referred to as Paddy’s Day but NEVER Patty’s Day! Now that that’s cleared up – a few...
St Brigid’s Feast Day

St Brigid’s Feast Day

Saint Brigid is revered in churches all over Ireland and gives her name to many a townsland – ‘Kilbride’, literally means Church of Brigid. She was born in Co Louth in 451, daughter of a pagan chieftain. Throughout her childhood, Brigid was said to...
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