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Dagda's Harp - The Irish Place

Dagda’s Harp and the Tuatha dé Danaan

Dagda’s Harp is a well known story in Irish legend of the renowned warrior named Dagda and his Magic Harp. He was the chieftain and...


The ruins of Medieval Seskinan Church at Knockboy - The Irish Place

The Ogham Stones in Seskinan Church and nearby Stone Row

The medieval Seskinan Church (Seskinan meaning 'little sedgy moor') in the ancient Sliabh gCua region of County Waterford has lain in ruins for centuries. This...



Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.

– Mark Twain

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Driving in Ireland Tips and Essential Knowledge

We have written this comprehensive guide - 'Driving in Ireland Tips and Essential Knowledge' for foreign tourists, particularly those from the US that plan...
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Traveller Health – Bringing Medication into Ireland

If you're planning a trip to Ireland and rely on prescription medication that you need to take regularly, then it goes without saying that...
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Public Transport in Ireland: Tips and Hints

Public transport in Ireland is cost-effective and efficient, meaning that it often represents the best means of exploring the island. Many travellers prefer the independence...
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Considerations for Retiring in Ireland

If you are thinking of retiring in Ireland, there is a great deal of information that you will need to take on board before...
Tobernalt Holy Well

10 Key Guidelines for Visiting Sacred Sites

No visit to the Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to some of the country's religious sacred sites. For many tourists, in fact, one...
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Keeping in Touch from Ireland: Mobile Phone/Cell Phone Advice

Whilst in Ireland, you have three options to consider regarding keeping in touch via your mobile phone. You can opt to use your existing cell...

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