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Galway Races: Ireland’s Biggest Horse Racing Festival

Horse racing has had a long tradition in Galway. It is also the largest of the horse racing festivals in Ireland and one of the most known tracks in the world. Race week in Galway...

10 Amazing Coastal Swimming Spots in Ireland

One of the best features of Ireland are the beaches. Swimming? On an island that’s cold and rainy a majority of the year? Yeah, it doesn’t sound too pleasing. However, on a hot day (And...

Meet the Famous Irish Warrior – Queen Maeve

Cultures are founded on historical events, stories, and folklore. Before writing was widely practiced, most of the world’s history was taught through word-of-mouth. This is how legends were born.  It could be said that some of...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Traveling in Ireland: A Cultural Perspective

When you picture traveling to Ireland, what do you see? Is it the rolling green hills, or the cliffs and choppy Atlantic sea? Maybe it’s the city of Dublin, or the thought of the Irish...

The Revolutionary Life of W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (June 13, 1865 – January 28, 1939) was an Irish poet, dramatist, mystic, and public figure from Sandymount, County Dublin. He is widely considered as one of the most influential figures of...

Irish Diaspora: Ireland’s Citizens beyond Seas

The Irish are everywhere. It may come as a surprise to some that Irish people are spread in different places around the world, and they are one of the most widely scattered nationalities in the...

Irish Kings and Queens Who Changed Ireland’s History

Curious what the Irish President’s house looks like? Visit Aras an Uachtaráin, the official residence of the President, or just take a stroll through one of Europe’s largest city parks, Phoenix Park, or swing over...

4 Galway County Getaways: For A Perfect Summer Staycation

Regardless of where you’re from, it is safe to say that it’s been a long winter. Spring has brought some joy, but with the idea of summer just around the corner, everyone is ready to...

Spring Forward | 6 Tips for Combating Daylight Saving

As the clocks skip forward an hour on 28th March 2021 in Ireland & the UK and daylight saving time begins, many people become anxious about the hour of sleep loss and experience a form...

Must-Do’s for a Spring Holiday in Ireland

Ireland is a great destination for enjoying outdoor activities and the beautiful coastline. However, each season brings different experiences and you must  choose the right time of year to fully explore Ireland. We recommend spring...

Funky Finds: Best Markets in Dublin

During a trip to Ireland, it is essential to visit the markets, thrift stores and vintage shops but also the many well-known flea markets, especially in Dublin, because they are the best places to shop....

How 7 Countries Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Since the 17th century, St. Patrick’s Day has been a huge holiday for Ireland, and eventually, the world. Today, it seems that all of the countries have their unique way to go green in celebration...