Food, Glorious Food

Are you a foodie? If so, Dublin is a brilliant place to indulge, to your heart’s content, in fine food and drink. From freshly-caught seafood, to grass-fed diary, from prime beef to locally-brewed Guinness, this part of the world can supply plenty of food with provenance. Hearty, delicious and delectable are all words which can… Read more »

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Walk Your Way Round Dublin

What is the best way to find out more about a city? We think guided walk tours are up there with the top ways to get yourself a brilliant lesson about a city’s history and culture, which is why we always recommend visitors take advantage of the guided walking tours available in Dublin. image via… Read more »

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Irish Christmas Traditions

If you’re visiting Ireland on or around the Christmas period, then you’ll no doubt be curious as to the Christmas traditions of this beautiful and historical island. While it’s true that Irish Christmases are similar to those in most Western countries, Ireland does have more than a couple of festive traditions that set it apart. In this… Read more »

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Ireland’s Favourite Animals

| posted in History of Ireland

Like our neighbours in England, Scotland and Wales, Ireland is a nation of animal lovers – just take a trip down to Dublin Zoo for a prime example of how much we enjoy spending time with our furry (or not-so-furry) friends. Of course the majority of us love dogs and cats, but what about the… Read more »

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The Most Memorable GAA Matches

Since the inception of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in 1884, Gaelic Football (along with camogie and handball) has been a staple of Irish sporting culture. Despite not reaching the financial or global cultural level of international sports such as football and rugby, GAA games provide a remarkable example of thriving amateur sports; existing through… Read more »

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Guinness Facts and Figures [Infographic]

| posted in History of Ireland

Here at the home of Guinness we know pretty much all there is to know about the black stuff, but do you?  From Africa being the major worldwide consumer to the best-selling Guinness Book of World Records, the time it takes to pour the perfect pint to ‘Guinness lobster’, there are many different interesting facts… Read more »

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