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Dublin After Dark

With Halloween around the corner and kids on midterm, one great way to celebrate the holiday is to hop on board the Ghost bus tour. The bus operates every evening at eight o’clock in the evening, and is a fantastic way to explore the darker side of Dublin. The evening begins with a spooky experience […]

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Life in the Countryside

  For anyone interested in seeing what life in the Irish countryside is like, a great place to go for a day is Causey Farm! Causey Farm is a beautiful farm located in Kells, which is about an hour outside of Dublin. The farm is a family owned business run by the Murtagh family, who […]

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Back Stage at The Abbey Theatre

If you love theatre and the arts, then a great place to go for an afternoon is Abbey Theatre. The Abbey is the original National Theatre and was founded by Lady Gregory and William Butler Yeats. And the most exciting part is that it’s still in operation today! You can attend a show there, or, […]

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An Afternoon by the Sea

The Dublin Bay is a wonderful place to go to spend an afternoon, and one stop that you can’t miss is the beautiful fishing village of Bray! Bray is located south of Dublin and is only a short train ride away. A great way to start your morning in Bray is with a walk along […]

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Ariel House; Broadway Comes to Dublin

The hit musical, Once, opened in Dublin last weekend and is a wonderful way to spend an evening out on the town! The musical is being performed at the Olympia Theatre every evening at eight o’clock and on Saturday afternoons at three o’clock.   Once is a beautiful musical which follows the story of a […]

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Ariel House; It’s Always Teatime in Dublin

I enjoy a good pint as much as the next person, but when it all boils down to it, I’m much more of a tea drinker. To help out all of you who would much prefer spending the afternoon with scones and pots of Orange Pekoe, I’ve gone on a little coffee tour of Dublin […]

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Ariel House; What’s in Wicklow?

One of the wonderful things about Dublin is how close it is to nature. Just an hour south of the city is the beautiful Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough Valley. This is a great way to spend the day hiking, walking, or taking in the scenery and relaxing by the lake. If you’d like […]

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Ariel House; A Day on the DART

If you’ve got a free day to spare and aren’t sure what to do with it, a wonderful option is to spend a day on the Dublin rail system, the DART. The train travels up and down the Dublin coast, with great views along the way and some lovely villages to stroll through.     […]

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Ariel House; What to do in Dublin – Jessica’s Highlights

There are many wonderful sights to see around Dublin, which is why it can be hard to fit everything in just one visit! To help you out as you try to plan your visit to Ireland’s capital, here are some of my favorite sights in the city and a little bit of information about them. […]

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Ariel House; St Patrick’s Day 2017

St Patrick’s Day 2017 In Ireland St Patrick’s Day is our official national holiday celebrating and commemorating St Patrick and the birth of Christianity in Ireland. It is celebrated all over the country and in many places across the world. Parades, festivals and ceilis are all commonplace and it is customary to wear something green […]

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