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3 Of The Worlds 4 Friendliest Cities Are In Ireland

September 1, 2015

Last week Condé Nast named Dublin the friendliest city in Europe. Now Travel + Leisure has gone farther and said that 3 of the four friendliest cities in the world are Irish. The magazine conducts annual “Best Of” surveys in annumber of categories and in the “Friendliest City” only Charleston, South Carolina prevented Ireland from […]

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Condé Nast Magazine Has Named Dublin The Friendliest City In Europe

August 25, 2015

According to the premier travel magazine, Condé Nast, Dublin is the friendliest city in Europe. Only Sydney is a friendlier city world-wide. The result was of course welcomed by Torism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons who said: “Again and again, our research shows us that the friendliness of our people is one of our unique selling […]

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Small Stairs At Cork Airport Causes Flight Diversion To Dublin

August 21, 2015

A flight bound for Cork had to Divert to Dublin when it was discovered that there were no stairs high enough to allow passengers disembark. The adventure started when a flight from Cork was delayed leaving. When it finally made its destination the crew had been flying for longer than regulations allow and could not […]

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A Man Was Tasered For Trying To Bring A Man Purse To Belfast

August 20, 2015

You thought Ryanair were tough on luggage allowance? A man on an Easyjet flight was tasered when he insisted in bringing a man purse to Belfast. The incident leading to the man’s arrest happened on board an Easyjet flight waiting to depart from Gatwick to Belfast at just after 8am. Suffolk Police explained the incident: […]

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The Worlds Best Hotel Is In Mayo. And That’s Official!

August 15, 2015

Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo has just been voted the world’s best hotel. And prices start at €850 per night., though the best experience costs over €2,600/night. Ashford Castle stands in a 350-acre resort in Cong, Co Mayo, and boasts not only a magnificently grand exterior and numerous luxurious rooms – and even a 32 […]

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Have You Been Defrauded By Major Retailers At Dublin Airport?

August 13, 2015

Major retailers at Dublin and other airports throughout the country may have been defrauding customers and the government for years. If you have ever been asked to present your boarding pass outside the Duty Free section of the airport you may have been deliberately overcharged. This has been a common ploy of major retailers for […]

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the type of escort those American students will get

These American Students Are Getting Garda Escorts in 2016

July 6, 2015

American Football is again coming to Ireland with a game between Georgia Tech and Boston College in 2016. Part of the contract states that the student players will get Garda escorts. The game is being organised by Irish American Events Limited and is considered a home game for Boston. It will take place in the […]

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a view of Clare by drone

Watch This Stunning Video Of Clare From The Sky

July 3, 2015

Sometimes you just don’t appreciate what a stunning country we live in. And then a video like this comes along. Saying anymore would be superfluous – just watch.

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The emerald Isle Explorer

€3,000 A Ticket Steam Train Finishes Its First Journey Around Ireland.

June 25, 2015

The Age of Steam was relived with an expensive 7 day journey around Ireland. On the only train in the world that serves draught Guinness! The excursion was a pilot project by UK-based Steam Dreams, which offered tickets for a seven-day trip on the railways around Ireland. The trip took in Dublin, Belfast, Galway, Limerick, […]

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the Milky Way in all its glory

Irelands Dark Treasure – One Of The Three Best Places on Earth To View The Universe!

June 22, 2015

It’s the only place in the Northern Hemisphere from which to truly understand the majesty of the universe. And one of only 3 places on the planet! And that’s official. Light pollution is a growing problem and it means that no-one looking up the the sky can truly experience the awe and wonder that people […]

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