Book early for Skellig trips advises OPW
May19

Book early for Skellig trips advises OPW

The Office of public works has issued a warning to visitors that Skellig visits are booked heavily due to recent bad weather. Staff have been marooned on the island for the past few days but recent settled weather has seen landing craft and tour boats in operation again. Costs to visit the island which is now heavily featured in the Star Wars series are €60 per ticket. Choppy waters or not, it should be on your top ten bucket list...

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Irish Cottage Watch: Curraghduff Farm, Co. Galway
May04

Irish Cottage Watch: Curraghduff Farm, Co. Galway

This Galway cottage has everything for the discerning buyer. The cottage is a fully renovated property in excellent order which comprises three double bedrooms, kitchen / dining room, sitting room, shower room, WC and utility. The property has a solid fuel central heating system that works of the Stanley range in the kitchen as well as four storage heaters. The cottage which is typical for all cottages is south facing to gain maximum...

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liveIreland Holland meet up.
Apr13

liveIreland Holland meet up.

Here is LiveIreland at work! These three regular listeners (L-R) Dick, Marco, and Jeff got together and became friends in the chat room for the weekly Bill & Imelda Show. It airs every Sunday at 18:00 GMT and features the friendliest chatroom on the Internet. You’re encouraged and welcome to join in, as well.  Jeff lives in Saskatoon, Canada, while Dick and Marco live in Holland. Jeff and his wife, Sandy were visiting...

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Lunasa, 24 Years On The Road
Mar28

Lunasa, 24 Years On The Road

One of Irish music’s most popular groups, Lunasa, continues to tear it up in their concert appearances as they enter their twenty-fourth year on the road. Our Bill & Imelda were at a recent concert at Chicago’s famous Old Town School of Folk Music. Actually, there were two concerts Saturday night, and both were filled. Imelda reports, “We go see them every time they’re in town. They continue to be incredible musically, as well as...

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Cottage Watch: Kilmore Co Wexford.
Mar28

Cottage Watch: Kilmore Co Wexford.

Check out this beautiful nineteenth century thatched cottage in Kilmore Quay Co Wexford. It’s on the market for €180k but with Kilmore just one hour from Dublin and some of the best fishing grounds along the Co Wexford coast, it’s an ideal get away lair. Check out our Cottages of Kilmore Quay...

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Rare Late March Snow Returns to Ireland.
Mar22

Rare Late March Snow Returns to Ireland.

Very rare cold weather returned to Ireland this week due to a north easterly which brought hill snow and severe rain downpours across the country. As you can see the contrast between spring and winter had instagramers out in force with some brilliant landscape shots. The sun returns on Friday Buiochas le dia! The view of #dublin @6:45am on a #cold & #wintery #baltic Tuesday morning, #march #2017 from #stockinglane .Managed to get...

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Erin Walton to visit Ireland
Mar11

Erin Walton to visit Ireland

Erin Walton to visit Ireland The sensitive middle daughter from the iconic TV Series, The Waltons is to visit her ancestral home in the late Spring. Mary McDonough, who for a decade portrayed Erin Walton in the TV Series, has Irish roots in Golden in Tipperary, Limerick, and in Dublin. She plans to explore her roots during her week long stay. Following her success as an actor Mary went on to be a successful author and producer, and...

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A walk in Bushy Park, Dublin.
Jan29

A walk in Bushy Park, Dublin.

Dublin is famous for it’s parks like Stephen’s green, The Phoenix park etc, but most of its suburban parks have some great walks and a ton of history behind them. Bushy Park in Terenure with its Sports facilities like Tennis and Skateboard park were the likes of famous skateboarder Tony Hawk honed his skills is probably one of the most overlooked parks to see. I took a stroll through it this morning (Sunday) and...

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Trad session breaks out on Ryanair Plane
Dec31

Trad session breaks out on Ryanair Plane

Newstalk Host Daniel Kelly got a surprise session on the way from Copenhagen last week. Should be part of the Ryanair in house entertainment. Just landed in @DublinAirport. There was an impromptu trad session on the flight from Copenhagen. Is this a new feature @Ryanair ? pic.twitter.com/23KZP1fB17 — Daniel Kelly (@IsMiseDaniel) December 11,...

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Someone’s adopted a Christmas Tree in Glendalough
Dec20

Someone’s adopted a Christmas Tree in Glendalough

Spotted by lughnasadh on Reddit, someone decided to randomly dress up a tree for Christmas on the military road to...

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