Category Archives: Ireland

Good Stuff #54 | St Patrick’s Day Edition

Ready for St Patrick’s Day? Here’s my latest list of good stuff, in this case all in celebration of Irish drink with a sampling of quality beverages I had the pleasure of trying at a recentSpirit of Sharing tasting event hosted by Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall and Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, at the Irish Embassy in Belgravia. Continue reading

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Sponsored Post: Dublin, Top Choice … for Second Place?

Yes, the World’s Second Friendliest City (according to the video) is as fun loving and vibrant a destination as any you’ll ever visit and makes an excellent choice for as a city break destination. In fact, Dublin won runner up for Europe’s Leading City Break Award for 2015. And if you’re thinking of investing in property, guess which city recently came in the number two position as the best place to invest in real estate? You got it. Dublin! Continue reading

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Re: Joyce! It’s Bloomsday! (OneTravel)

Considered to be Joyce’s masterpiece and a seminal piece of 20th century literature, the modernist novel Ulysses is known for its dense and dialect rich text and tells the story of a day in the life of Leopold Bloom. Bloomsday … Continue reading

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Dublin: Beer, Wine and Joyce (OneTravel)

Here are some highlights from a far too short but nonetheless fantastic weekend bumbling around Dublin. It’s an ideal city for just such urban meanders. My only regret was having to catch a flight back to London for work Monday morning. I could definitely spend lots more time strolling along the River Liffey and well beyond in search of the perfect Guinness … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Derry: 2013’s City of Culture (CheapOair)

As rich as the history and traditions of Derry are, there’s still plenty more for this city – and its growing number of visitors – on the horizon. Indeed, 2013 promises to be an especially smart time to visit as … Continue reading

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Sponsored Video: Fly Guinness Class

Why settle for an ordinary night at your local when you can experience all that Dublin has to offer, via your own Guinness Class Private Jet? More info: facebook.com/GuinnessGB

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Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway (CheapOair)

The only UNESCO World Heritage site in Northern Ireland, the Giant’s Causeway is a massive rock formation made up of tens of thousands of eerily shaped basalt columns jutting dramatically out from the sea. Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog.

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Save Time and Money with the Belfast Visitor Pass (CheapOair)

Heading to Belfast and hoping to hit the ground running without it making too much of an impact on your wallet? Save Time and Money with the Belfast Visitor Pass CheapOair, 21 June 2012 Photo/Iker Merodio 

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Titanic Belfast (CheapOair)

100 years after Titanic left Belfast, Northern Ireland on its fateful first and final voyage, a new Titanic Belfast – the world’s largest Titanic visitor attraction – has opened to the public. Titanic Belfast CheapOair, 26 May 2012 Photo/Leslie Shaw

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Bushmills Irish Whiskey to Host Music Festival (CheapOair)

The Old Bushmills Distillery, where handcrafted Irish Whiskey has been made for centuries, is to host a landmark whiskey and music festival. The Bushmills Live two-day festival will take place on June 20th and 21st and will be the first … Continue reading

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Some Dublin Notes (Qype Community)

Some Dublin Notes Qype Community, September 13th 2010 I spent a fantastic weekend bumbling around Dublin. Only regret was I had to catch a very early Sunday morning flight to get back to London for work. I could definitely spend lots … Continue reading

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Bushmills Inn and Distillery in Northern Ireland (Qype Community)

Bushmills Inn and Distillery in Northern Ireland Qype Community, September 1st 2010 The friendly folks at Bushmills Irish Whiskey invited yours truly around last week to visit their inn, tour their distillery and (most enticingly) have a sample of their … Continue reading

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Good Hotels in Dublin?

I’m just back from a few days at the Bushmills Inn and Distillery in Northern Ireland. I had a wonderful time (and don’t worry – there’ll be much more blogging about that trip to come). It was my second time … Continue reading

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