Suburban Dublin: By the river through the meadows.
Nov02

Suburban Dublin: By the river through the meadows.

Suburban Dublin: By the river through the meadows. Our walk starts beside Morton’s pub in Firhouse at the cottage tea rooms. From 9.30am the tea rooms are open and offer breakfast and brunch. Firhouse and the tea rooms are accessible in thirty minutes from Dublin city centre by local bus routes numbers 49 and 65B, and also from and to Dun Laoghaire by the number 75. The tea rooms describe themselves as an eccentric and delightfully...

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St Colmcille’s Holy Well South Dublin
Nov02

St Colmcille’s Holy Well South Dublin

Saint Colmcille’s Well is  located at the top end of the Ballycullen Road as you near Orlagh retreat centre. Legend has it Saint Colmcille stopped off on his way to Glendalough and came upon the ancient well, where he quenched his thirst and blessed the well. Little is known of the well’s earlier history, but both the local parish and school are named after St. Colmcille. In about 1914 its reported that a postman who frequented...

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Check out  the Julie Fowlis Spotify playlist
Nov02

Check out the Julie Fowlis Spotify playlist

From Julie’s facebook: Today’s news – my back catalogue is now finally available Spotify I’ll be making some playlists in the weeks to come but to start with I have selected 90 minutes of my own music as an intro to who I am for those who don’t know my music. There may be a surprise or two in there for those tho think they do also…!...

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Highlighting Dublin – “a feast for the senses” – to millions of Britons
Nov02

Highlighting Dublin – “a feast for the senses” – to millions of Britons

Tourism Ireland campaign with The Daily Telegraph showcases Dublin An article in today’s Daily Telegraph is highlighting Dublin to British holidaymakers. The article is part of a Tourism Ireland campaign which has been running throughout 2017 – with a series of articles about the island of Ireland featuring in the Saturday travel section of The Daily Telegraph, which is read by 1.4 million people across Britain. The article which...

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