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Traveller Health – Bringing Medication into Ireland

If you're planning a trip to Ireland and rely on prescription medication which you need to take regularly, you will need to plan your...
St Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin - The Irish Place

‘May Your Thoughts Be as Glad as the Shamrocks’: A Celebration of St Patrick’s...

St Patrick's Day (in Gaelic: Lá Fhéile Pádraig) is held on the 17th of March, a date widely believed to be the date of...
Hot Whiskey Recipe - The Irish Place

Hot Whiskey Recipe – Ireland’s Traditional Panacea for Winter

The traditional hot whiskey recipe uses only 4 ingredients, plus hot water and is a famous cure all for the winter months. Known as Hot...
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Colcannon Recipe: Traditional Irish Fare at Its Very Best

As St. Patrick's Day approaches, people around the globe start thinking of cooking some traditional Irish fare as part of the celebrations. There are...
Homemade Corned Beef and Cabbage - The Irish Place

Corned Beef and Cabbage: Classic Irish Fare?

St Patrick's Day is synonymous with corned beef and cabbage, isn't it? Well, in fact the answer to this question rather depends on your...
What's the differnce between Irish Whiskey and Scotch Whisky? - The Irish Place

The Difference Between Scotch and Whiskey

What is the difference between Scotch and Whiskey? This is a question often asked by whiskey enthusiasts who wonder just how similar these two...
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...
Cathal Harkin of the Paddy Ryan Band on Tin Whistle

Whistle While You Work – The Irish Tin Whistle

The Irish tin whistle is one of the instruments most synonymous with Irish traditional Music, and its simple design belies the beauty of the...
Sharon Shannon with 'The Sharon Shannon Band' at the Doolin Folk Festival 2017 - The Irish Place #doolinfest #theirishplace

Sharon Shannon: Genre-Defying Irish Musician

Sharon Shannon grew up as part of a musical family in Ruan, County Clare. She is renowned throughout Ireland and far beyond both for her...
Kathy Jordan playing the Bodhrán - The Irish Place

The Bodhrán: Heartbeat of Traditional Irish Music

Over recent years, the Bodhrán has changed and evolved faster than any other Irish Traditional Music instrument. The word 'Bodhrán' derives from the old Gaelic...
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