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Ireland’s TOP 10 castles: Cahir Castle

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 10, 2020

The Tudors and Excalibur were filmed at the castle. Cahir Castle is one of the best-preserved Irish fortresses. It oversees a small town with its park, which seems to be larger than this municipality in fact. The castle lies on a river island, and it is the River Suir that runs across the town of […]

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Ireland’s TOP 10 castles: Athlone Castle

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 8, 2020

Athlone Castle, King John’s Castle, and Adamson Castle represent the same fort. Athlone Castle should be demolished because it is a symbol of the British oppression and a new civic centre for Athlone should, instead, be erected, the Athlone Council wrote in a 1967 resolution. History of the stronghold, however, goes back before a stone […]

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Free books, events, and no penalties. Join a library in Ireland

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 7, 2020

If one joins a library in their community, they can use all libraries in Ireland. Ireland has come up with an uncommon way of managing libraries in an effort of luring more people back to these once highly respected educational institutions. A shared library management system, Libraries Ireland, makes it possible for any public library […]

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Dublin to recycle PET bottles on the go

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 7, 2020

Dublin will install colourful bins to see people recycle PETs in the city centre.    Dublin City Council and its partners will be launching a new campaign to encourage people to recycle plastic bottles (PETs) and aluminium cans. A total of 300 million PETs and 150 million cans go to waste each year in Ireland, […]

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Top 5 Dublin events: March 6

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 6, 2020

An overview of top 5 events in Dublin for March 6.   It is Friday – the right time to enjoy all the events Dublin has to offer on March 6. So, hit the City of Dublin and enjoy its cultural vibes during the day and its nightlife later on. Do not forget the International Women’s […]

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A new website monitors air quality and noise levels in Dublin

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 4, 2020

Dublin has also committed to meeting WHO air quality guidelines by 2030.     What is the air quality in Dublin like? And is Ireland’s capital noisy? Finding out answers to these two questions has now become easier. Dublin City Council has launched the website Dublincityairandnoise.ie through which people can access real time information about the […]

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Ireland’s TOP 10 castles: Blarney Castle

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 3, 2020

Blarney Castle hides a “magical” stone that the bravest visitors only dare kiss. They pilgrim to Blarney Castle and climb stairs of its tower to gain a “superpower” by kissing a stone, the origin of which can only be guessed. Long before Ireland’s one of the most visited castles, Blarney Castle, was built to the […]

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Top 5 Dublin events: March 3

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 3, 2020

The 1975 will bring Dublin down on March 3. On this day but in the year of 1875, composer Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen was premièred at the Opéra-Comique in Paris. And what is on in Dublin today? Concert: The 1975 The band from Manchester became one of the greatest British music exports as soon as […]

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Top 5 Dublin events: March 1

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 1, 2020

The following top 5 Dublin events are waiting for you on March 1. The National Concert Hall is busy all Sunday long as the festival New Music Dublin comes to its finish. However, you can also choose a football derby in Spain, Dublin Literary Pub Crawl, or skanking in the Foggy Dew in the evening. […]

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