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Happy St Patrick’s Day

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Literary Ireland

Ireland a Literary Atlas maps the rich literary heritage of Ireland. The infographic was produced by BuyBooks.ie and designed by UK-based NeoMan Studios. Too bad they left out my favorite contemporary Irish writer Kevin Barry.

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Dublin Just Got Cheaper

It just became a lot less expensive and much simpler for visitors to get around Dublin, Ireland. Tourists can purchase the new Leap Card for visitors that offers 72 hours of travel on the LUAS tram network, DART trains, short … Continue reading

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Books of Dublin

Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, is a popular travel destination for a myriad of reasons. But for book lovers and bibliophiles Dublin is synonymous with great literature and a must visit for its renowned libraries, amazing antiquarian and indie bookshops and … Continue reading

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More than a bed for the night

I continue to be an unrepentant fan of print travel guides and of publishers who remain committed to keeping the format alive. So, I was pleased to stumble across the Sawday family of guide books. And they are really a … Continue reading

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Ireland, Who Knew ?

Many thanks to the folks at GoIreland.com for this quirky infographic on Irish inventors and inventions. Take a peek at their website the next time you are planning a visit to Ireland.

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Scripturient or Xenization

The Project Twins, James and Michael Fitzgerald operate a graphic design and illustration studio in Cork City, Ireland. They design posters, create books, develop brands and do illustrations . But one of their most impressive projects to date is called … Continue reading

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Emily Bronte in Ireland

  IT is one of the best-selling novels of all time. But a sharp-eyed bargain hunter has managed to turn a €8,000 profit on a copy of a book that is found in homes up and down the country. The … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

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Remembering the Bookseller, Not the Books

I was saddened to hear this week of the passing of Dublin’s most genial bookseller, Mr.Enda Cunningham of Cathach Books on Duke Street. It’s been about four years since I last visited the bookshop, and I can’t recall the last … Continue reading

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