Ireland’s capital bustles with excitement all year round and Christmas time in Dublin brings the added pleasure of colour, Christmas lights and Christmas shopping. Opening hours generally run from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Saturdays, while at Christmas time these are often extended to 8pm and on Sunday’s from 12pm to 6pm. You can expect Dublin to be extremely busy on December 8th as on this day people from all over the Ireland descend on the capital to do their Christmas shopping and soak up Dublin’s Christmas spirit. Continue reading
Whiskey Turkey Recipe
As the weather is getting rainy and colder, I thought of a “seasonal” Irish recipe to share with you. Some of you might already know it! As for me, I haven’t tried it yet! … But I surely will Continue reading
Galway City is beautiful and it is especially welcoming during Christmas time. Its location directly by the sea, surrounded by some of Ireland’s most spectacular landscape, definitely helps to create the perfect “christmassy” scene. Continue reading
Cork City is one of the best places in Ireland to go Christmas Shopping. Not only are there endless shopping possibilities all over the city centre but there is also the Glow Christmas Festival taking place this year. Here is all you need to know about Christmas Shopping in Cork City. Continue reading
Yippeee, it’s Halloween time again! Well, here in Ireland we like to celebrate, so obviously we are celebrating Halloween as well. This makes sense as Halloween has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain! We even have a very special Halloween cake (or bread): The Barmbrack! See the recipe & the story of the Barmbrack here… Continue reading
Halloween is definitely my favorite time of the year – especially here in Ireland! It’s the right time to spend cosy dark evenings sitting at open fires, drinking warm tea or whiskey and sharing spooky stories about haunted houses & castles on the island. Having done some research myself, I even realized that rooms in these haunted places can be booked on Hotelsireland.com and thought that I’d share the best stories with you:
Today our intern Lorene is going to talk about planning her trip to Cork and what are the top must see attractions….
Hi, I’m Lorene and I’m doing an internship with Hotelsireland.com for 6 months. I’ve been to Ireland before but both times were very quick visits so I’m going to try see as much of Ireland as possible while I’m here. I’ve been in Ireland two months now so I think it’s about time I visited other parts of the Emerald Isle. So I decided that for the October Bank Holiday weekend, I am going to go to Cork. So to be well prepared for my trip, I have done some research on what to do in Cork.
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Are you looking for an October Bank Holiday Hotel Break? We have some great offers on at the moment! Stay 3 Nights and only pay for 2 Nights, 2 night Dinner Packages from only €99 per person! Check out some … Continue reading
We are making Friday the 13th a whole lot luckier for you today (and the rest of the weekend!) – 15% Discount on EVERYTHING! Get all the details here…. Continue reading