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  • A ‘Little Women’ Sort of Day in Dublin

    It was my family’s first full day in Dublin and possibly, the best day of my life. While getting ready for the day, my middle sister had a curling iron on. The youngest sister and I had asked if something was burning, maybe it was the iron. My sister snorted, “Yeah,...

    0 by Gabrielle, 6 months ago
  • Spending two days in the Irish capital

    Dublin was established around the tenth century by the Vikings and despite the numerous attacks from the native Irish people, it remained under the control of the Vikings for some time. Later, Vikings, Irish tribes and English people were fighting for the control of the...

    0 by Alexandrina, 8 months ago
  • St Patrick's Day - Good Craic

    St Patrick's Day commemorates the saint who brought Christianity ro Ireland in the 5th century. Parades are held around the world, also in Germany, the UK, the USA and Australia. Some cities colour their rivers or buildings in green to celebrate. I was lucky to...

    0 by Jan, 2 years ago
  • Discovering Dublin City

    Dublin is quite a green city: Strolling through the streets, you can see many parks and lawns. This one includes another obelisk as a monument. It's close to the archeological and botanical museum which is well worth a visit! The buildings in the inner city are very...

    0 by Jan, 2 years ago
  • Phoenix Park

    Escaping the trouble of the inner city is a feeling that maybe everyone of us has experienced every now and then. In Dublin, Phoenix Park is a welcome refuge: Called the "green lung" of the city, it is one of Europe's largest inner-city parks with a size ov over 8...

    0 by Jan, 2 years ago
  • St Stephen's Green

    Ireland is often called "the green island", and so it is no surprise that its capital Dublin should also have its green spaces. One of them is St Stephen's Green, a public park often visited by young people (and dog owners). Formerly used for public executions by...

    0 by Jan, 2 years ago
  • St Patrick's Cathedral

    Walking through the inner city of Dublin, you should see St Patrick's Cathedral; according to legend, the national saint baptised people here in the 5th century, but it only became a stone cathedral in the 13th century. Surprisingly, the bishop has his seat in another...

    0 by Jan, 2 years ago
  • Discovering Dublin Castle

    If you bear in mind that Dublin has some remaining medieval buildings, Dublin Castle must come to mind. Originally a defensive fortification against the Normans in the 13th century, it was used as official residence later and hosts a museum today. The entrance gate is...

    0 by Jan, 2 years ago
  • WHAT DO IRISH READ?

    Ireland Has a huge literature heritage behind and it is incredible if we take into account its size as a country. The main reason why Ireland has produced so many greats and continues to do is because as a country it is steeped in a rich cultural history which marks it...

    0 by Iker, 3 years ago
  • 10 things you should know before renting an accommodation in Dublin

    There are some things you should keep in mind before you rent an accommodation. In the following you can find our ten things to make sure you are well prepared. Source 1. Set a budget Before you begin to search your accommodation, you have to set a budget to know in...

    0 by Noelle, 6 years ago

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