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Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. It was founded as a Viking settlement.
Dublin is situated at the mouth of the River Liffey and is bordered by a low mountain range to the south and surrounded by flat farmland to the north and west.
Dublin has more green spaces than any other European capital city.
The Phoenix Park is about 3 km west of the city centre, north of the River. It is one of the largest walled city parks in Europe. It is home to the Dublin Zo...
Oyster and Seafood Festival Galway, Ireland
Irish have many food festivals but one brightest is Galway's Oyster and Seafood Festival, which takes a part each year on the last weekend of September. Galways is considered to be one of the most Irish cities, you will likel...
Garrulous and amiable Dubliners Fascinating history and brilliant personality
Sunny is a relative term in this country, the sun comes a lot more from people than from the sky, it's a small country with a huge reputation, great beer and the greenest landscapes filled with extremely friendly and fascinat...
My Awesome Escape by Hostelworld.com Win 3 Travel Adventure
There's a moment on everyone's live when the days are just the same, the routine becomes boring, one second last forever and you can't wait for the weekend. We've all been through this and know how painful it is, and how magn...
Dublin, viking settlement Mediaeval castles and cathedrals
Established as a viking settlement, there's no way Dublin could be less than awesomely cool. A capital with more than one third of the country's population, the city is cosmopolitan and bucolic at the same time, and it's not ...
Kinlay House Cork Cork, ireland
When visiting the enchanting Ireland, you have to stop by Cork. It's the second largest city in the country and has lovely attractions and thrings to do. Just few steps from the city centre, you are going to find the Kinl...
The Four Courts Hostel Dublin, Ireland
If you are heading to the land of Guinness, you will need a place to crush, and there is no better accommodation in the center of Dublin than The Four Courts hostel. Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery and Ireland's oldes...
Celebrating Saint Patrick Anything but green
I have spent few years in Ireland, and I can confirm, that they are one of the nicest people on the earth, they might love too much beer, but that's their thing, knowing how to have a great time with friend next to the pint o...
Storehouse, home of Guinness largest brewery in the world
If you are interested in Beer and everything around and about it, Dublin will be a perfect place to be, beer lovers would definitely appreciate delicious big man treat, the home of Guinness is called Guinness Storehouse, let'...
Halloween, a line between Fall and Winter Demon worship
There is this day that comes once a year, when each of us can be whatever we want to be...not only kids, also adults, Halloween, a time when we could be our secret heroes from the fairy-tales, books or TV show, the famous act...
Boorowa Irish Woolfest Sheep guided by Farmer Ashley
Every country in on this planet have its very own traditions, from Middle Ages, and not changing a bit with years...there are also some words that pops up to our mind as a symbol of each specific country, and if I say Sheep? ...
Craic in Cork, Ireland Good humoured people
Fondly known as The Rebel County or the People's Republic of Cork, this city has a lot of character, and a lot of characters to appeal to people from all walks of life. Situated in the very south of the country, people from C...
Multicultural Capital Dublin Guinness black stuff
Not many cities can say that they have been invaded by the Normans, Vikings and the British Empire – but Dublin can! Situated on the East Coast of Ireland, it is now known as a multicultural capital due to the influx of imm...
Paddys Day Saint Patricks Festival
Paddy's Day or Saint Patrick's Festival is the day is the national holiday in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Montserrat, and the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. In the rest of Canada, the United Ki...
Dublin Fair city Best known Temple Bar
When travelling to Ireland you will realise two things: first, that the Irish population is really warm and nice and second, that you will never have time to see all the wonders hidden in this country in a life time…But as ...
Saint Partick's day Color the country in Green
Ou yes, we all know Irish great bears and their festive traditions, countless pubs on every corner. It happened to me, to live in this country for quite long period, and I still remember having shock going to work at 7am, see...
Christmas Coming time in Dublin Country and city mixed together
Most of us enjoy the Christmas coming time, present shopping, Christmas lights everywhere, trees, decorations, and light spirit, but for some these days, it's a stress, rush and extra duties...And if you are tired from all th...
Galway Arts Festival Cultural expression of Galway
Galway Arts Festival is the defining cultural expression of Galway. Its contribution to cultural, social and economic life of west of Ireland is immeasurable. While the Festival celebrates Galway in July each year, Galway its...
Irish Derby 2011 Glamorous event
Irish Derby will celebrated its 146th anniversary this year. It's the premier international race day in the Irish calendar. It dates back in 1866, the winner was colt called Selim, the race has now become the biggest single b...
St. Patrick's Day March 17th 2011
Saint Patrick's Day or simply Paddy's Day, is an annual feast day which celebrates Saint Patrick the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland. And this days is celebrated in Irish way. The main attributes of t...
Northern Ireland Can you Cross the Bridge?
For centuries there was a salmon fishery on the tiny island of Carrick-a-rede. In order to collect the salmon, a boat had to come in from the nearby town of Ballintoy. This made the whole operation time-consuming and unreliab...
Dublin Writers Festival: 1 - 6 of June, 2010 Dublin, Ireland
Love reading, and want to know all about the literature, new books and best-sellers. Plan your trip to Dublin. From the 1st of June to the 6th of June, 2010 the great festival will be held for everyone who cannot imagine thei...
Cape Clear Annual Walking Talking Festival Cork Ireland 30 April - 2 May
The annual walking-talking weekend consists of a series of guided walks with acknowledged local experts followed by various, informal gatherings all themed around history, folklore, bird-watching, ecology, poetry and song. Pa...
Saint Patrick's Day: 12-17 of March, 2010 Dublin, Ireland
&color1Saint Patrick's Day or simply Paddy's Day, is an annual feast day which celebrates Saint Patrick the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland. And this days is celebrated in Irish way. The main attribut...
Rowan Tree Hostel Voted Best Irish Hostel Ennis, Ireland
Ennis, Ireland, 10th February 2010, Rowan Tree Hostel is proud to announce that it has been named ‘Ireland’s Best Hostel’ in 2009 by hostelworld.com. Hostelworld customers selected Rowan Tree on six criteria - characte...
Dublin - It's Not Just a Place Dublin, Ireland
Mysterious Northern country full of Celtic myths, sentimental romance, sense of the past and heartstring nature. It is Ireland, usually described as a country of hills and lakes. Gain an essential Irish experience visiting pr...
12 Nights to Christmas Festival 12th - 23rd of December 2009, Dublin
Christmas is one of the most eagerly anticipated holidays all over the world. However, the Pre-Christmas period could be a fantastic time as well! Start to celebrate earlier as the capital of Ireland is getting ready to enter...
Web Reservations International SOLD Acquired by Hellmann & Friedman November 13, 2009
Web Reservations International, global market leader in online hostel and budget accommodation, today announced its acquisition by affiliates of private equity investment firm, Hellman and Friedman LLC. Through its flagship b...
Ulster Bank Belfast Festival Belfast, Ireland 16 - 31 October, 2009
Tired of the daily routine? Feel like diving into the world of dance, sounds and theatre? The city of Belfast presents you one of the largest cultural fetivals in Northern Ireland - Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's Uni...
Hostelworld 10 Years Hostelworld.com Announces Biggest Ever Promotion
Hostelworld.com Announces Biggest Ever Promotion DUBLIN, July 27 - EUR10,000 Golden Ticket Giveaway to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Hostelworld.com, the leading provider of online reservations to the budget, independent an...
Rowan Tree Hostel - Ennis - Ireland Opening on historical site
Ennis, Ireland, 1st March 2009, Rowan Tree Hostel located in the heart of Ennis and on the site of the original Country Club will open its doors on the 17th March 2009, following an extensive 2-year re-development project. ...