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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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An Aran Island Adventure

Dublin is a beautiful city, and is a wonderful place to visit during your time on Ireland’s east coast. However, Ireland’s west coast also has much to offer and is a beautiful place to visit during your stay in Ireland. One of the more rugged areas along the west coast is the Aran Islands, which […]

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Butler’s Chocolate Experience

Did you know that out near the Dublin Airport is a real-life Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory? Well, there is! Butler’s Chocolates are an Irish chocolate brand with a working factory just a short drive from Dublin city centre.   Butler’s Chocolates was founded in 1932 by Marion Butler under the name Chez Nous Chocolates. She […]

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Spending the day in Belfast

Only a short bus-ride north of Dublin is the beautiful Northern Ireland city of Belfast! Belfast is about an hour and ten minutes away by bus or car. If you aren’t renting a car during your stay, Dublin Coach makes a nonstop trip up to Belfast every hour beginning at 5:30am and ending at 8:30pm. […]

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Touring Northern Ireland

Many visitors to Ireland like the idea of getting out of Dublin and seeing some more of the country, but there isn’t always time to spend multiple days doing it. The good news is, Darby O’Gill Tours does a lovely day tour up to Northern Ireland!   The tour begins at 7:30am at the Custom […]

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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; Getting to know Irish Gaelic

You may have noticed during your stay here in Dublin that Irish Gaelic is printed on all the street signs and buses. Irish plays an important historic and cultural role in Ireland, so to help you get more acquainted with the country and its people, I’ve interviewed one of my professors who is fluent in […]

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