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  • Navigating Dublin, Ireland
    Navigating through Dublin Ireland
    Arriving to Dublin Airport, the welcoming mist and fog welcomed me to Ireland. Once the car was hired, I was off to Dublin while enjoying the challenge always encountered when faced with driving on the left side of the road. Avis is always a great...
  • Stained Glass
    Another perfect day in Dublin
    Another Perfect Day in DublinThis is a follow-up to my previous article, “The Perfect Day in Dublin.” As I was actually in Dublin for five days, the following are recommendations which you might consider for your next couple of days in...
  • Guiness Shamrock
    The Perfect Day in Dublin
    Recently I had the chance to add my 51st country to my list of countries visited. The beautifully green and incredibly hospitable country of Ireland was my destination and it did not let me down. I visited Limerick, Galway, the Cliffs of Moher,...
  • The Marker: a trendy hotel in Dublin’s traditional docklands area
    The Marker: a trendy hotel in Dublin’s traditional docklands area
    The Marker Hotel, situated in Dublin's rejuvenated docklands area, provides a bridge not only between old and new and traditional and trendy in Ireland’s capital city but also between nations.The five-star hotel’s name relates to...
  • Garth Brooks cancels shows in Dublin
    Dublin residents cause Garth Brooks to cancel shows
    Last week the Dublin City Council granted permission for three Garth Brooks concerts, which Brooks traveled to Ireland earlier this year to promote.Due to unprecedented demand, the original plan to hold three shows quickly turned into five shows...
  • Fairytales can come true at Ireland's K Club
    Fairytales can come true in the land of Leprechauns when you stay at the K Club
    If a romantic escape in a fairytale-like setting sounds like your thing, consider a trip to the land of Leprechauns this year. There, just a half-hour drive from Dublin, you’ll find the enchanted K Club, an award-winning luxury hotel housed...
  • Aer Lingus returns to SFO.
    Aer Lingus returns to SFO
    Aer Lingus resumed its Dublin to San Francisco service Wednesday after a five-year absence.The non-stop flight from Ireland's capital arrived three minutes early and was greeted with an honor salute from the San Francisco Fire Department. A...
  • O'Connell Street is one of the most famous places in Dublin.
    Famous places in Dublin
    Dublin is the biggest city in Ireland and it is also the most well-known part of the nation. Dublin is a hotspot for tourism for its rich history and variety of things to do and see. Those who love zoos and museums will find things to do in Dublin...
  • Authentic St. Patrick's Day parades in Ireland
    Authentic St. Patrick's Day parades in Ireland
    Where else would you find authentic Irish parades than Ireland? On Sunday, March 16th, parades filled the streets in the capital cities of both Dublin, Ireland and Belfast, Northern Ireland. Larger crowds were on hand this year, as Breaking...
  • Dromoland in West Ireland
    St. Patrick’s Day 2014: Plan your trip to Ireland
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernSt. Patrick’s Day is Monday, March 17th this year, and millions of people worldwide will be donning the green. Our trip a few years back to Ireland took us aboard the luxury river barge, the...
  • Karen Perry - The Innocent Sleep
    Writing duo discuss their new novel The Innocent Sleep
    Karen Perry is the pen name for two Dublin-based authors, Karen Gillece and Paul Perry. Their debut novel, “The Innocent Sleep,” addresses a number of issues, which the writing team talked about for this interview.Parental fear and the...
  • Glacier Bay, Alaska
    Ski in Taos, an Ireland self-tour, and an Alaskan cruise
    This week’s deals include a ski lodge in Taos, New Mexico, a week in Ireland, and a great deal on Alaskan cruises.To avoid the crowds at the big resorts, skiers look to Northern New Mexico. The El Pueblo Lodge in Taos, New Mexico is offering...
  • What to do in Ireland: See the Book of Kells at Trinity College in Dublin
    What to do in Ireland: See the Book of Kells at Trinity College in Dublin
    Intro: If you're wondering what to do in Ireland, plan on heading to Dublin and to Trinity College. There you'll find the wonder of wonders, The Book of Kells, one of the most famous and finest examples of traditional Irish art in the...
  • Facts about Ireland: About Malahide Castle, one of Ireland's haunted castles
    Facts about Ireland: About Malahide Castle, one of Ireland's haunted castles
    Intro: If you're gathering your facts about Ireland, because you'd like to take a trip there during St. Patrick's Day or sometime in the near future, you'll definitely want to learn about Malahide Castle. It counts as one of the...
  • Ireland travel tips: Dublin activities (part three)
    Ireland travel tips: Dublin activities (part three)
    A trip to the Republic of Ireland isn’t complete without visiting its capital, Dublin. The largest city in the country, it would be easy to spend an entire trip here. However, if travel plans are tight, it is still possible to glean an...