Category: Ireland

Mad About Street Art in Cork City in Ireland
Ireland

Mad About Street Art in Cork City in Ireland

There’s nothing like a spot of color on an old building to liven up an urban scene, especially when that country is prone to fits of rain like in Ireland. In Cork, the street art springs up on you in bits and pieces, a delightful surprise as you turn a corner or an electrical box

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St. Patricks' Cathedral in Dublin
Ireland

History and Beauty at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin

When someone says St. Patricks’s Cathedral to me, the New Yorker in me automatically thinks of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan.  On our visit to Ireland last year, we discovered the original St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, an unabashedly Gothic Revival building, which is the National Cathedral of Ireland. The History of St. Patrick’s Cathedral

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Exploring Dublin's Viking and Medieval Past at Dublinia

Isn’t it great when you accidentally discover something that makes your trip memorable?  We had that experience at Dublinia, a Viking and medieval heritage museum next door to Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin.  When we got to Christ Church Cathedral, there was a Mass being conducted and so we had time to wander around.  Dublinia

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Exploring Dublin at Christmas

The city of Dublin at Christmas time brings out all the festive cheer as we found out when we went to Dublin this last weekend.  We were surrounded by not only tourists from other countries but also Irish people who had come to the capitol to shop and to enjoy the cheerful atmosphere. 1. Festive

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