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Tom's Travels: Northern Ireland

Posted by Tom Casey on 6/2/23 2:50 PM

Day 1: Belfast

After 5 days of business meetings, my wife Beth finally arrived to join me in Belfast. She had been to The Republic of Ireland 4 times but had yet to venture north. After hearing me rave about the brilliant scenery along the Antrim...

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Where to Stay in Ireland & Scotland

Posted by Tom Casey on 5/19/22 11:37 PM

One of our favorite things about traveling abroad is staying in the coolest hotels and inns (and staying in castles and country manors). While the chain hotels have their place, there is nothing like the feeling of staying in a boutique or unique...

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Castles & Country Manors

Posted by Tom Casey on 1/25/22 1:40 PM

Any bucket-list trip to Ireland and the British Isles is going to include visits to castles and country manors. But a trip created with Old Sod Travel is bound to include at least one stay in an elegant castle or refined country manor. It's easy to...

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Just Back from Ireland!

Posted by Tom Casey on 8/20/21 12:50 PM

International travel may feel like a distant memory, but not for 30 hardy souls that joined Tom Coyne for the 5th playing of the Coyne Cup last week in Southwest Ireland!

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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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