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DUBLIN WALKING TOURS – definitive dublin walking tour

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“Well I am back from my two week trip around Ireland and wow did I have a blast I started out in Dublin which is an amazing city, the first thing I did was head straight to the tourist office which is in a quaint little church in the city centre near the statue of…

The Official Haunted Dublin tour Pass Card

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For the true paranormal aficionados, for those who want to do everything and get the most value for money we bring you the Haunted Dublin Spooktacular Pass. This covers everything from serious explorations of the paranormal to quirky shocking history and amazing theatrical thrills. The card is available to purchase. The cost of the card…

Northside Walking Tour Dublin Review

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I went on the Northside walking tour because I thought learning about the darker sides of history would be very interesting…. The evening was very eventful, I recorded everything that happened upon my return to my hostel, and after a lot of debating with myself I would like to share my experiences with you. My…

Marina the Merrow, the Irish mermaid traditional Irish Story

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The word ‘merrow’ comes from combining the Irish word for ‘sea’ and ‘maid’ together ‘seamaid’ or ‘muir-oigh’. Originally it referred specifically to the female of the species but these days it refers to both. Irish mermen (the male of the species) are considered to be exceptionally repulsive to human eyes. They are scaly with flat-faced,…

Antrim’s most beautiful and haunting tour sites – Dunluce Castle

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One of many tragic tales to come out of this country involves one of Antrim’s most beautiful and haunting sites – Dunluce Castle. The castle sits upon a rocky basalt outcrop, 100 feet above the raging iron-grey ocean below. It is widely recognised as being Ireland’s most picturesque castle. However, the beautiful, tranquil ruins of…

Three things you might not know about Leprechauns

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1. Ireland’s most famous Leprechaun Story dates from 1989, the late 20th century Tales of leprechauns of course stretch back hundreds, if not thousands of years, but in Ireland the little people are ever present. Back in 1989 in Carlingford, County Louth, a pub proprietor called P.J O’Hare was walking across a plot of land…

Spend New Year’s Eve in Dublin City On A Tour

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Fireworks, drinks, costumes and concerts — they’re all trademarks of the elaborate New Year’s Eve celebrations happening in cities around the world on December 31. But if you’re looking for the ultimate New Year’s Eve celebration – whether you’re interested in good eats, good beer, good sightseeing or a good party – you don’t need…