Author Archives: Julia

The Luck of the Irish

Most of us probably know the expression “The Luck of the Irish” – but I personally have never wondered where this term is actually coming from. In fact, there are several potential explanations regarding the origin of the saying. Some … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tourism Towns in Ireland

After a series of unannounced inspections, the most recent list of Irish top tourism towns was published by Fáilte Ireland. The list is divided into two parts – one for the best small and one for the best large town. … Continue reading

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Must-See Autumn Festivals in Ireland

With autumn just around the corner the festival season continues with some great must-see music festivals, and other autumn related festivals like ploughing or harvest festivals. Within this blog I want to show you some great festivals that take place … Continue reading

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Angling on the Lakes and Rivers of Ireland

May the holes in your net be no larger than the fish in it – Irish Blessing Just by looking at this Irish blessing, one can get a feeling for just how important fishing has always been to the Irish … Continue reading

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Tips for a great trip to Belfast

There are many reasons why Belfast should be on your bucket list for you next weekend getaway. The culture, the arts, the history, the scenery, the shops and much much more. Being Northern Ireland’s largest city and capital there is … Continue reading

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A local’s favorites in Dingle Town!

Dingle in County Kerry is known for its vibrant character, lively pubs, great restaurants and craft shops and is situated in one of the most beautiful spots in Ireland. This small town is full of charm and character and all … Continue reading

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Cool Events this June Bank Holiday

Yippee, it is the June Bank Holiday Weekend again! Another wonderful long weekend, with no work and no worries. Except maybe the one on how to spend this weekend to the fullest. As always there is so much to do … Continue reading

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The Glasshouse in Sligo & Things to do

W.B. Yeats “Land of Heart’s Desire” County Sligo is famous for its stunning landscape and various attractions. Perfect for a getaway from you daily life. Of course you won’t see everything that County Sligo has to offer if you are … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Highlights in Northern Ireland

Who is not excited about the new season of our favourite TV show? What misfortune will happen next in the realm and befall its inhabitants? Much of the filming takes place in beautiful and diverse Northern Ireland and seeing all … Continue reading

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Fun Things to do this Easter Weekend in Ireland!

This year has passed so fast, that I can’t really believe that it is already the middle of April. But the signs are there, spring is finally upon us! Daffodils are blooming, the weather is…well still as changing as ever, … Continue reading

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