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We love Ireland! We know a wee bit about Irish culture too.

Discover amazing facts and fun stories from the folklore, music and history of Ireland.

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How Is Christmas In Ireland Celebrated And What Are Irish Traditions?

1st December 2023
With his mouth half-full of mince pie, cranberry sauce expert, Derry, explains the Christmas traditions celebrated each December in Ireland. CHRISTMAS IN IRELAND At A Glance 🎄 Christmas Is Widely Celebrated In Ireland ⛄ It Rarely Snows In Ireland At Christmas 🏊‍♀️ Irish People Do Some Surprising Things On Christmas Day 🦃 Irish People Eat Alot At Christmas (Not Just Christmas Dinner) 🎶 In A Nutshell, Ireland Is The Best Place To Celebrate Christmas
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St Stephens green on a spring day with flowers in bloom and people enjoying themselves sitting on the grass

Spring in Ireland: Your Guide To March & April

23rd November 2023
Spring in Ireland is beautiful. Lambs frolic. Hedgerows brim with flowers. Flights, hotels and tours cost less. What's not to love? March & April in Ireland At A Glance 😎 Less Visitors (Except Around Paddy's Day) 🌡️ Mild Temperatures & Longer Daylight Hours 🛫 Cheaper Flight, Hotel & Tour Prices 🌼 Cute Lambs & Beautiful Wildflowers
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Orange pumpkins grouped together

Did Halloween Start In Ireland?

24th October 2023
Turnip-carving expert Derry has spent years hiding golden rings in cakes. Why? To create this guide to Halloween in Ireland. Irish traditions will surprise you! Halloween In Ireland At A Glance 💀 How Halloween Began In Ireland 🎃 Irish Halloween Traditions, Foods & More Historical Background 👺 The Origins Of Trick Or Treating, Pumpkin-Carving, Bonfires & Fancy Dress
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Aerial shot of scenic Mullaghmore peninsula in Sligo, Ireland

Travel Guide To Sligo: Not So Normal People & Extraordinary Places

23rd October 2023
Tour expert John is here with an updated 2024 travel guide to the famous characters and amazing locations that make Sligo — located in northwestern Ireland — such a special place. 📍 Sligo Is Located In Irelands' Northwest ✍️ Discover Sligo's Famous Poets, Rebels & Artists 🌄 Enjoy Scenic Mountain Landscapes 🥾 Go Surfing Or Hike To Meet A Mythical Queen... 🌿 ...Then Soak In A Seaweed Bath
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Colourful exterior of Dingle pub in Ireland Dick Mack's

Top 5 Pubs in Dingle: The Best Music & Craic

29th September 2023
With live music high on his priority list, VagaGuide Sean takes us on a pub and music tour of favourite watering holes in Dingle.
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Vagabond guest poses for a selfie with a pony

Solo Travel to Ireland In 2024

29th September 2023
What is small group solo travel to Ireland like? We've answered your concerns in this handy guide. Solo Travel To Ireland At A Glance 🥰 Ireland Is Super Friendly & Safe 👩‍❤️‍👩 New Friendships On Tour Are Very Common 👴 Solo Travel Suits All Ages In Ireland 🚐 Solo Travel Is Better In Small Groups 💰 Your Solo Tour Doesn't Have To Cost More 🌇 Dublin Is A Haven for Solo Travellers
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