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Dublin or Shannon Airport - The Irish Place

Dublin vs. Shannon – Which Irish Airport to Choose

When planning a trip to the beautiful country of Ireland, travel tips always come in useful because which airport to use is not always...
Carraigahowley Castle also known as Rockfleet Castle - The Irish Place

Grace O’Malley (Granuaile) – Legendary Irish Pirate Queen

Disparaged by her English enemies and largely overlooked by the chroniclers of her time she may have been, yet the famous Pirate Queen Grace...
Jameson Distillery Visitor Centre in Midleton - The Irish Place

Increase in Irish Whiskey Distilleries and Market Growth

Irish whiskey distilleries are rising up when just a couple of decades ago the whiskey market in Ireland was on its knees and sales...
The Field where the Northern part of the Frongoch Internment Camp was located - The Irish Place

Marking the 1916 Rising Centenary in Frongoch

When the First World War broke out over a century ago, it soon became clear that it would be necessary to build a number...
The ruins of the GPO after the rising in 1916 - The Irish Place

The Easter Rising of 1916

The Great Irish Famine of 1845 is regarded by many historians as a pivotal point in Irish history, and it certainly contributed to the...
The Rock of Dunamase, Co. Laoise - The Irish Place

Visiting the Rock of Dunamase

For lovers of Irish history and tourists visiting the area, the Rock of Dunamase, or Dún Másc, is a must-see, and is one of...
The Punchestown Longstone - The Irish Place

Irish Antiquities: The Longstone of Punchestown Great

The Republic of Ireland is host annually to more visitors from overseas than it has permanent residents. This astonishing statistic owes much to the...
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