Ireland

11 Places You Can't Miss When Visiting Ireland

Deciding on things to do in Ireland can prove difficult as there is so much to see with beauty around every corner. There are certainly sights that are more famous than others, but how do you decide between all these amazing places? In my opinion, when you visit Ireland it’s all about mixing together the major …

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7 Shocking Facts You Probably Didn't Know About St. Patrick and Ireland

Everything you thought you knew about St. Patrick and the Irish tradition of St. Patrick’s Day is probably all wrong. Proud of your Irish heritage? Test your knowledge by counting how many of the following 7 shocking facts you know about St. Patrick and Ireland. 1. St. Patrick was not Irish That’s right. He wasn’t Irish, …

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17 Best Places to Travel in 2018

Deciding where to travel this year? If you’re like us you love to travel. But, with so much beauty in the world it’s not easy deciding where to go next.  Guidester has been looking to the year ahead to pick some of the best destinations worth visiting in coming months. Whether you’re after secluded beaches, a close-up look …

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Top Travel Destinations for 2016

If you love travel, there is a lot to look forward to in 2016.  We have put together a list of the up and coming, as well as destinations offering special celebrations!   Costa Rica The beautiful Central American country of Costa Rica has been up and coming the past several years, setting a new …

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Charting The World: Lisdoonvarna, Ireland

Lisdoonvarna is a spa town is in north County Clare on the road from Ennistymon to Ballyvaughan. It is known for its September festival; Ireland’s largest single matchmaking festival. The village has a wide selection of pubs and hotel and bed and breakfast and hostel accommodation. Lisdoonvarna is a great spot to base oneself to …

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History of The World: Dublin, Ireland

The first documented history of Dublin begins with the Viking raids in the 8th and 9th century. These led to the establishment of a settlement on the southside of the mouth of the Liffey, named Dubh Linn (Black Pool) after the lake where the Danes first moored their boats. Despite stone fortifications, Dublin town was …

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