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10 irishisms that come in handy when in Éire

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 24, 2020

Check out a list of 10 words and phrases used by the Irish. English may be a global language but when you happen to be in Ireland (Éire), the language and the Irish accent can cause your jaws drop now and then. How familiar are you with Irish terms below? What’s the craic? Or, how […]

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Fast food chains have temporarily closed their restaurants

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 23, 2020

Costa Coffee and Starbucks have taken the same step due to COVID-19.  Several big fast food and coffee chains, including McDonald’s, have decided to suspend their operation amid the COVID-19 outbreak. South African chain Nando’s closed its restaurants on March 22 until further notice saying the health and safety of its employees and customers is […]

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Ireland’s TOP 10 castles: Dublin Castle

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 23, 2020

Bram Stoker used to work at Dublin Castle.   Dublin Castle, which is a major government complex and one of the city’s most visited sights today, was in the British hands until the early 20th century. Before today’s structure was erected, there had been a “Duibhlinn” fortress built by the Norsemen on a hill near […]

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Dog poo seems to be a big issue in Dublin

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 12, 2020

Up to 7 in 10 people have walked in dog poo on the street in Dublin. Walking to school, work, or just to a nearby shop somewhere in Dublin may become an unpleasant experience as soon as one walks in dog poo. Dublin authorities said dog poo has turned into a major issue in public […]

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Top 5 Dublin events: March 11

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 11, 2020

Read an overview of events in Dublin on March 11. Before you enjoy a pick of five Dublin events, here is a tiny but interesting fact from the past. Brothers Kenneth and Keith Littlejohn, who had robbed a bank, escaped from Mountjoy Prison, nicknamed The Joy, located in the centre of Dublin, in 1974.   […]

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