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Visiting the Rock of Cashel, Cork City and Blarney Castle with Irish Day Tours

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“You know that feeling you get? You feel you’re older than time. You ain’t exactly sure if you’ve been away a while.” – Noel Gallagher. It felt like I had warped myself back to the 90s when I did this …

Staying at the Kinlay House Hostel in Cork, Republic of Ireland

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It was a weird and emotional return to Cork City for me this month, it had been a twenty year wait to get back here and things just sorted themselves out. I arranged to do a tour with IrishDayTours.ie out …

Kissing the Blarney Stone in County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Kissing the Blarney Stone in County Cork, Republic of Ireland

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“Work is the curse of the drinking classes” – Oscar Wilde. On my adventure back to Cork in the Republic of Ireland, I stopped off in Dublin and got booked on a brilliant tour with Day Tours. ie. This was …

#gawa #daretodream Living Out A Childhood Dream Supporting Northern Ireland: My Plans for June 2016

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“Michael O’Neill’s Green and White army” – Northern Ireland football fans. Now that June 2016 has arrived, it feels crazy that this month, I am finally living out a childhood dream. Since my early days growing up in Bangor, Northern …

Win two return tickets to New York with Aer Lingus and THRU-THE-Q

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Win two return tickets to New York with Aer Lingus and THRU-THE-Q Aer Lingus flies to North America via Dublin and offers low fares to New York, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Washington, San Francisco and Toronto. Aer Lingus also connects to …

Thru the Q: An Easier Way to Get to the USA

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I’m pretty excited at this new idea, whereby you don’t have to go through customs and immigration on arrival in the USA. After a flight to the US on arrival you have a customs procedure which can take up to 45 …

Staying at the Abbey Court Hostel in Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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“In Dublin’s Fair City where the girls are so pretty I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone.” I’ve been to Dublin a fair amount of times down the years. Rock concerts (including Oasis in 1996 and 1997), nights …

My Top 5 Travel Memories from the Republic of Ireland

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If you follow my stories on here, you’ll know I come from Northern Ireland. Yes we have a big rivalry, especially in football terms with the Republic of Ireland, but yet I have a lot of fond memories of my …

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