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Genealogy – Learning Your Roots

  Learning your genealogy, or family history, can be a very insightful and important process. There are many reasons why people choose to investigate their family lines. It may be that you want to learn your family for any historic … Read More

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Game of Thrones Travel Guide to Northern Ireland

Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne begins. Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years. … Read More

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Celtic Steps The Show


A Must See Entertainment stop on your Trip to Ireland Celtic Steps The Show, brings together the raw talent of popular Irish dance with the authenticity of traditional Irish music. The show aims to provide a magical evening for its … Read More

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Old Head,Kinsale Golf

Is a Round or Two of Links Golf on Your Bucket List?

Most of us who play Golf in the United States and watched tournaments played on Links courses In Countries such as England, Scotland and Ireland, have probably dreamed of challenging our skills with Links play. How would I like to … Read More

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Irish Traditional Music

Part 1 SLIABH LUACHRA Sliabh Luachra is recognised nationally and internationally as the bedrock of the traditional Irish Music, song, dance, poetry and culture and is the source and inspiration of some of the finest traditional musicians in the whole … Read More

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Ireland’s Aviation History

Trans-Atlantic flights A Brief Timeline History of Manned Flight In 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright built the first functional airplane. A little more than 100 years after that small wooden one-man airplane, we’ve made passenger planes that carry hundreds of … Read More

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Family Recipes from my Irish Ancestors

Fond memories of many of the traditional family recipes from the old country passed down to the generations to follow. Irish stew, Braised Lamb shanks, Colcannon, brown bread and traditional Shepard’s pie to name a few. Genealogy A number of … Read More

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Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin

United States College Football Returns to Ireland

AER LINGUS COLLEGE FOOTBALL CLASSIC  Saturday, August 29, 2020 Aviva Stadium Dublin Ireland Notre Dame vs Navy American College Football will return to Ireland for the fourth time in eight years with the Aer Lingus College Football Classic between Notre Dame and Navy … Read More

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50 Things to Do In Co. Kerry

A Country within a County We talk to locals for the inside track on the county you voted Ireland’s Favourite Home Holiday Destination… Nicola Brady & Pól Ó Conghaile January 26 2019 2:30 AM ‘It’s a hard life,” said the … Read More

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