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A Foodie's Trip Through Ireland

Jennifer Evans Gardner | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Evans Gardner

You might think that my first taste of Ireland was fish and chips or Shepherd's Pie, but you would be wrong. It was an airport cappuccino at 5:45 a.m. at the Shannon Airport, right next to the Dan Dooley Car Rental.

A Fine Soft Day For A Writer In Ireland

Deborah Swiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Deborah Swiss

It had been raining off and on as we made our way from Galway, along the Ring of Kerry, to charming Cahersiveen. The grey-blue sky and rolling mist gave the green fields the magical look that defines the west of Ireland. It's what the Irish affectionately call "a fine soft day."

Introducing The UK's Cultural Capital

Posted 10.25.2012 | Travel

The Northern Irish city of Londonderry is embracing its role as the U.K.'s "City of Culture" for 2013, planning an ambitious series of arts events tha...

5 Fun Things To Do In Dublin

Fathom | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Fathom

:"Gaol" is the old English word for "jail." We took a guided tour through the legendary jail opened in 1796.

In Defense Of Ireland's 'Arthur's Day'

Lee Abbamonte | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel
Lee Abbamonte

Many argue that Arthur's Day is the brainchild of the big corporation now behind Guinness-Diageo. Some say that they have created this day to make their dizzying profits go even higher. That is true. But it was and still is a brilliant idea.

PHOTOS: Living Like Royalty In Ireland's Lismore Castle

Melanie Nayer | Posted 06.18.2012 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Lismore Castle has a way of transforming the most weary traveler into royalty within seconds. And it only took seconds for me to be mesmerized by my surroundings.

PHOTOS: The Essential Ireland

Travelzoo | Posted 05.17.2012 | Travel
Travelzoo

Parades and festivities are scheduled all over Ireland, though the parade through Downtown Dublin on March 17 is regarded as the best and biggest with 4,000 performers and a crowd of 500,000 expected.

WATCH: The Savage Craic Of Western Ireland, Part 5

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.14.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

There are true stories, and then there are Irish stories.

WATCH: The Savage Craic Of Western Ireland, Part 4

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.13.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Under ragged shreds of clouds and swirling mist we knock the van down a skinny rock and dirt road and park at the beginning of the Meanean Pass in the round-shouldered Maumturk Mountains. At a signpost made of recycled tires, we equip ourselves with backpacks and wind up a stony pilgrim's path.

WATCH: The Savage Craic Of Western Ireland, Part 3

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.12.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Guglielmo Marconi made the first transmission connecting Europe with North America here in 1907 with a 10,000 word memo. And the first non-stop transatlantic flight, a modified World War I Vickers Vimy bomber, crash-landed in a bog here in 1919. Now gulls hang in the air like kites.

WATCH: The Savage Craic Of Western Ireland, Part 2

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.11.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Up the stunning R478 coastal road, full of scoops and cuts, pleats and tucks, bights and coves, where the cold Atlantic is engaged in its never-ending battle with the rocky shore: By mid-afternoon, we pull into "The Cliffs of Insanity," as so aptly termed in The Princess Bride.

WATCH: The Savage Craic Of Western Ireland, Part 1

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.10.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

We pass a string of shuttered pubs. "A good puzzle would be to cross Ireland without passing a pub," James Joyce quipped. But with the fall from Celtic Tiger to Celtic Kitten in the past years, and with new indoor anti-cigarette laws, and stricter laws on drunk driving, folks are staying closer to home.

New Year's Nirvana On The Irish Coast

Thomas Breathnach | Posted 02.27.2012 | Travel
Thomas Breathnach

On those rare summer days when the white sands of Ballydonegan beach horseshoe into an ocean hued with turquoise, Allihies has the air of a Celtic Caribbean.

Theme Parks In Ireland: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Lisa Lacy | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

Theme parks in Ireland offer some of the biggest thrills in Europe. If you're not in the right place at the right time, you may miss its traveling Fun...

Destin-Nation Ireland: Budget Travel in Clover (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Andrew Burmon | Posted 08.15.2011 | Travel

Ireland has always been a popular destination for Americans, many of whom trace their ancestry to the island. Yet there is more on offer here than nos...

A Celtic Wanderer (PHOTOS)

Liza Weisstuch | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Liza Weisstuch

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PHOTOS: 5 Day Trips From Dublin

CheapOair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
CheapOair

If you've been partying it up since New Year's Day, you may not feel like jumping straight back on the sauce in one of Europe's drinking capitals. But...

Roots Travel In Ireland

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Megan Smolenyak

On a recent trip to Ireland, I did something I've never done before: rented a private castle. I'm not kidding. 2010-08-25-castle.jpg