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Christmas Bazaar – Arts, Flea & Vintage Market

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be one of Dublin’s biggest indoor Christmas markets taking place in Smithfield, with over 120 stall holders, pop up cafe, artisan …

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Christmas Farmleigh

Christmas at Farmleigh

Farmleigh, an estate within Dublin's Phoenix Park, is the venue for this annual programme of Christmas events aimed at all ages, but with a …

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Green Santa

Green Santa at Belvedere

Step through the wardrobe and travel the Narnia Trail to visit Green Santa in what is probably Ireland's most magical Christmas adventure. No tacky plastic …

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A Christmas Carol

A special adaptation of Charles Dicken's classic Christmas story in a production suitable for ages five and up. …

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Places to See »

Loughcrew Sunrise


While the tour groups and crowds build up at Newgrange, you can slip quietly past and go instead to Loughcrew, where there are megalithic …

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Irish National Print Museum

National Print Museum

This fascinating museum tells the story of book and newspaper printing in Ireland with a collection of printing presses, woodblocks and old printed items. Time …

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Foals at the Irish National Stud

The National Stud and Japanese Gardens

If Kildare is the home of the horse in Ireland, this is it's headquarters. With stallions, mares and foals to see and a museum …

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Cogh Heritage Centre

Cobh Heritage Centre

This fascinating centre tells the often tragic story of Irish emigration in a most vivid way and also commemorates the departure of the Titanic …

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Things to Do »

Island Golf Club

The Island Golf Club

A less well known links golf course than many other in Ireland, The Island is a classic links course more than 100 years old. Build …

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Delphi Activity Centre

Delphi Activity Centre

Delphi Adventure centre is located in one of the most remote and beautiful parts of Ireland and provides a range of water sports and …

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Errislannan Manor

Errislannan Manor

Connemara ponies are a favourite all over the world, and it's not surprising, they are well-mannered, versatile and very beautiful. There is little to beat …

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When & Where to Fish in Ireland

Despite declining stocks of some fish, Ireland remains an excellent fishing destination, whether you are an angler in search of trout and salmon or …

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Touring Ireland »

Soup - Lunchtime bargain in Ireland

10 Money Saving Tips for Visiting Ireland

Your precious vacation is for enjoying treats, having a little more luxury than normal and being able to relax – you don’t want to …

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Explore Yeats Country

WB Yeats is one of the most romantic poets ever and this is his ancestral home, a place he dearly loved and where he …

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Luxury Ireland

10 Outstanding Luxury Hotels in Ireland

These are hotels that will make you feel pampered and special and lucky in locations you are quite likely to visit on a tour …

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People on a Dublin Street

How to Behave in Ireland!

People in Ireland are generally pretty laid back and casual but it is useful for visitors to know how a little about to behave …

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Christmas in Ireland »


A Typical Irish Christmas

What life is like at Christmas in Ireland, from the days and weeks of preparation, to Christmas day and the lead in to a …

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Irish Mince Pies

These delicious pastry pies filled with mincemeat - which despite its name contains no meat but is a rich spicy fruit mix - are …

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Christmas Food in Ireland

Of course the Irish eat too much at Christmas - that's the point, isn't it? A feast of rich fruit cake, moist plum pudding and …

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Irish Christmas Pudding

With its rich fruit and the plentiful addition of whiskey, this pudding has an important place at the table in any traditional Irish Christmas It's …

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Ireland & the Irish »


Traditional Irish Christmas Cake

Made with plenty of fruit, nuts and Irish Whiskey and topped with marzipan and white frosting, the Christmas cake is a central part of …

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Kindergarten St Annes

Irish First Names

An introduction to the origin and meaning of baby names or Christian names in Ireland. …

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Irish Place Names

The origin and meaning of place names in Ireland can be tricky to decipher, but they are a vivid reminder of our varied past, …

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Irish surnames

Origin & Meaning of Irish Surnames

Although many of the most common surnames or family names in Ireland have a history that stretches back to our Celtic ancestors, quite a …

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