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Returning home after one year: The moment of relief

By Pauline Stahl / May 17, 2021

One year of video calls, one year of not seeing family and friends in my home country. After waiting for months the German government has now decided to lift it’s travel restrictions. For me that was the moment I realized: I’m finally able to return home.  When I returned to Dublin in June last year, […]

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The 6 Best Walks in and around Dublin

By Felix Vanden Borre / May 13, 2021

On 10 May, the travel limit, which had been in place across Ireland since Christmas, was lifted. With intercounty travel now officially permitted and the summer nearing, it is time to go outside and get some fresh air after months of lockdown. In this article are some of the best walks and hikes in and […]

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Dublin’s beloved sea swimming spots

By Sean Barrett / May 7, 2021

On social media, Dubliners can be seen plunging into the cold Irish Sea for a mind-awakening dive all year round, both to strengthen their immune systems and also to help fend off the impact of a few too many days in lockdown. One of the great things about sea swimming in Dublin is that it […]

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3 Great Irish Roadtrips for Summer 2021

By Sean Barrett / May 4, 2021

This week, Taoiseach Micheál Martin outlined the reopening schedule for May and June, stating that the country is in a safer position now and that the Covid-19 strategy is “progressing well” in part due to people’s actions and the success of the vaccine rollout, with one of the most significant announcements being the resumption of […]

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Visiting Glendalough

By Ana Midoni / April 23, 2021

Everyone handled the lockdown differently: for many people, the pandemic has altered their emotional landscape; others found themselves by spending more time alone. I myself have escaped into the Wicklow mountains, or more specifically, to Glendalough. Glendalough is located in the Wicklow Mountains National Park, just a few kilometres away from Dublin. It is one […]

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5 Places to Check Out in Ireland in the Post-Covid Era

By Aron Debreceni / April 21, 2021

According to the announcements of the Irish government, public health measures and restrictions that have been applied in recent months will be eased significantly from 5  May 2021. Therefore, the demands for outdoor activities within Ireland might increase in upcoming months. This is why I think recommending five selected places to visit, could be useful […]

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Walking the Beara Way: alone but not lonely

By Pauline Stahl / April 2, 2021

Sheep and cow pastures up and down lead the Beara Way through the mountains of Ireland. Known as one of the most unspoiled landscapes in the southwest, Covid-19 makes the Beara Peninsula a deserted place. It becomes clear that solitude is not necessarily a bad thing. With a loud smacking sound, the hiking boots sink […]

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5 Hotspots for Staycations in Wicklow

By KathyAnn Murphy / March 26, 2021

There have been many hints towards the possibility of staycations in Ireland this coming summer. With the economic downturn in the hospitality and small business sectors, it would be a great opportunity for us to give back to our local amenities and businesses by staying within our country during these summer holidays.  Virtual tourism: new […]

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Mamma Mia! Japan opens world’s first Super Nintendo World

By Emma Monaghan / March 23, 2021

Universal Studios Japan have opened the gates to the much anticipated Super Nintendo World in Osaka. Following the alleviation of major covid-19 restrictions in Osaka, Super Nintendo World opened to the public on 18 March and beloved childhood characters are set to raise the people’s spirits after lockdown.  Why Are Esports So Popular? A reaction […]

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5 films to help you explore the world from home

By Sean Barrett / March 6, 2021

Five films to help you explore the world from home   There is great excitement and restlessness that comes with watching movies about exploring a land that seems so foreign to the one that we call home, with films about travel and the journey being used by wishful travellers to instil a sense of wanderlust […]

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