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An American in Dublin

Posted by Tom Casey on 8/29/18 10:13 PM

In April I was attending a trade conference in Dublin. One of my colleagues suggested that I contact her brother in law, Keith, and see if we couldn’t arrange a time to get together for a pint or two of the “black stuff”. In the interest of...

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GAA Football and Hurling Championships: The 2018 Season.

Posted by Keith Dowling on 6/11/18 11:15 AM

With the GAA Football and Hurling Championships underway we will soon see who will emerge as champions for 2018. The Hurling Final will take place in Croke Park on Sunday, August 19th with the Football being played on Sunday, September 2nd....

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Destination Ireland: Dublin, Donegal, Belfast, and more

Posted by Tom Casey on 12/21/17 10:00 AM

Those of us that work at Old Sod Travel, love Ireland! It's why we do what we do. So when other people recognize things in or about Ireland that are exceptional, we love to help spread the word.

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An Insider’s Guide to the Top Dublin pubs, Part 3

Posted by Tom Casey on 4/30/17 1:01 PM

This is the third post in the Insider's Guide to the Top Dublin Pubs series, which explores two additional Pubs to visit in Dublin.

For a relatively small country, Ireland offers a wealth of natural wonders and cultural delights. With options...

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An Insider’s Guide to the Top Dublin pubs, continued

Posted by Tom Casey on 4/21/17 2:59 PM
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An Insider’s Guide to the Top Dublin pubs

Posted by Tom Casey on 4/6/17 11:53 AM
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Galway: One of 7 "under-the-radar" must visit cities.

Posted by Tom Casey on 1/18/17 8:40 AM

Following the news that Donegal is the coolest place on Earth,  another Irish city is making news of its own: Galway recently made the Tasting Table list of 7 cities under-the-radar that you need to visit this year

Surrounded by a vast ocean...

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Donegal: The Coolest Place on Earth

Posted by Tom Casey on 1/6/17 5:23 PM
Donegal's beautiful beaches and landscape along with their warm-hearted residents make it a great place to be.
 
This might be one of the reasons why the  National Geographic Traveller described  Donegal as the “coolest place on the...
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The Wild Atlantic Way

Posted by Tom Casey on 10/28/16 2:55 PM

If you have started research­ing a trip to the Old Sod, you have prob­a­bly come across the term, The Wild Atlantic Way. A cre­ation of Failte Ire­land (http://www.failteireland.ie/) , which is the National Tourism Devel­op­ment Author­ity of...

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Hiking in Ireland

Posted by Tom Casey on 10/28/16 2:55 PM

You would be hard pressed to find a more ideal place for a walking/hiking vaca­tion than Ire­land. It is as if the island was cre­ated for that sole purpose.

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