When you arrive in Ireland, particularly for the first time, you may be forgiven for thinking you’ve landed on an alien planet. And that while for the most part, people are speaking English, there are certain Irish slang words and phrases that may leave you baffled and confused. Fear no more. With my guide to certain Irish lingo, you will understand what the phrases mean and fit right in!
Often called the wild child of Ireland, County Donegal was voted one of the coolest places on the planet by National Geographic Traveler in 2017. If you are considering visiting this beautiful corner of the Emerald Isle, this post will help you decide which of the best things to do in Donegal, Ireland to add to your Donegal itinerary.
There are no shortage of tourist attractions and must-visit places in Dublin. But did you know that there are also a host of unique and unusual things to do in Dublin that you won’t find anywhere else? Even some of Dublin’s best tourist attractions are unique to the Irish capital.
For those of you starting to plan your trip to the Emerald Isle, you need to understand a few things about getting around Ireland. There are several ways to traverse the island and with that comes differing opinions. In this post I’ll discuss the pros and cons to getting around Ireland by car. And for those who’d rather not drive and are wondering how to get around Ireland without a car, you’ll discover other modes of transport options.
If you are planning on visiting the Emerald Isle but are not sure what to eat in Ireland, and want to experience traditional Irish food, then you’ve come to the right place. Part of visiting a new country is indulging in their cuisine. This guide to the best Irish food and drink will have you well prepared for seeking out the amazing culinary experiences that are on offer in Ireland.
Kerry is one of the most beautiful counties of Ireland to visit. And the most visited town is Killarney. In this travel guide you will find all the information you need for visiting this part of the country along with a list of the best things to do in Killarney.
When it comes to great things to do, Antrim has it all. This beautiful county of Northern Ireland has everything from beaches and castles, to mountains, glens and some rather famous places. Discover the best things to do in Antrim to help you plan your time in this lovely pocket of Ireland.
Many people are confused about Ireland vs Northern Ireland. I often get asked “what is the difference between Ireland and Northern Ireland?”. Is there a difference? Are they not one and the same? They are not and, to help clarify things for you, here is an explanation as to why there is a difference and what exactly the differences are between the two.
If you are planning a visit to the Irish capital and wondering “when is the best time to visit Dublin?”, then this post is for you. As a Dubliner, I’m going to help you decide when to visit Dublin by giving you a guide to the city in each season to make that decision easier.
Now for me, there are a few times of year that I prefer returning home and visiting our families. There are also certain times of the year I avoid going into the city centre, and I’ll share those with you and why.
Ireland can be an expensive destination to visit. After the Euro was introduced, prices for both locals and visitors soared and they have remained high in many aspects for both daily life and tourism. However, it doesn’t mean you have to put off visiting the Emerald Isle. In this post I’m sharing some tips on how to travel Ireland on a budget.