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How To Spend A Rainy Day In Dublin

Dublin, and the Irish in general, is well-known for being full of vibrancy and energy – enough to bring light into any room. Born into a culture that favours music, art, and drinking, the Irish are pioneers of good times. It’s no wonder that nearly 11.2 million tourists visited Ireland in 2019 – many of…

DUBLIN WALKING TOURS – definitive dublin walking tour

“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…

Black Death

What is Black death? Also know as black plague, bubonic plague or just “the plague”. From a modern medical point of view, it is a highly contagious, pneumonic type of an infection which can be transmitted via inhalation, ingestion or even slight abrasion of skin. When you become infected with the plague usually lung lesions…

Hilltop Walking Tour Dublin

Find the real magic of the emerald isle in the unspoilt wilderness of the Dublin mountains. On each of the peaks of the Dublin mountains stands a neolithic cairn culminating in the last and best preserved of these, Fairy Castle. Erected around 5000 years ago, they remain a mystery to us today. Nobody knows for…

How To Have Fun On The Ghost Bus Dublin!

Do you want to have a good time in Dublin and like the supernatural or paranormal? If so, then you should consider taking the ghost bus Dublin! The ghost bus Dublin has to offer will take you to all sorts of places and you can bring along friends for a really good time. They have…

The Official Haunted Dublin tour Pass Card

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Friday 13th

We have all seen the films and heard of Friday 13th being unlucky, but where did it all begin? Friday 13th has been seen as an unlucky day in many cultures and societies for centuries. There are numerous beliefs as to why this is. Friday is viewed as an unlucky day in many societies and…

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