Month: January 2019

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What Is Ireland Known For?

We all have the same images come into mind when someone asks what Ireland is known for. The leprechauns, the shamrock, and Saint Patrick are all associated with Ireland, some as stereotypical folklore beings, others as national symbols. But even though the three might have a link to Ireland, they […]

 
 
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18 HAUNTED Irish Castle That Will SPOOK You!

Given that the country of Ireland has a history spanning back for centuries it is not surprising that there are many stories of legends, and hauntings. Ireland has a large wealth of old buildings with historic ties to ancient lands, clans, and families. Today we will examine some of the most haunted castles of the Emerald Isle and find out […]

 
 
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What is the oldest pub in Ireland?

The history of Ireland spans back centuries, Ireland or The Emerald Isle as we know it was first settled in 4000 BC, right around the time of the first Stone Age. After the first settlers arrived and began farming the fertile land, the culture evolved over many centuries to form the country we […]

 
 
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Do Irish People Speak Gaelic?

Do Irish People Speak Gaelic?

Learning a couple of words in local languages is one of the more fun parts of traveling. When it comes to Ireland, that means learning to say something in Gaelic. However, some people might wonder whether they need to, because most of the communication in Ireland happens in English. Plus, […]

 
 
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20 Things You MUST Know Before Visiting Ireland

Between members of the Irish diaspora looking for their roots, gay couples looking for a perfect wedding destination, and literature buffs looking to pay homage to the greats, Ireland sees millions of tourists every year. Tourism is a ten-figure industry in Ireland, and the Irish people have grown accustomed to […]

 
 
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BEST Beaches in Ireland – 20 CAN’T MISS Spots

If you are looking for breathtaking countryside, rugged cliffs, rocky headlands, and stretches of sandy beaches then Ireland has it all to offer. The Emerald Isle’s ever-changing and dramatic landscape provides magnificent views and breathtaking scenery. With literally thousands of miles of coastline surrounding the entire island, there is a great selection […]

 
 
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