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    • Activities & Nightlife

      Galway 8 hours ago

      A group of 18 year olds going to Galway for a few days, what kind of activities could we do during the day that won't bore us ( more amusements and paintballing kinda craic than anything ) and wheres the best spots for night life ?

    • Stradbally Bus Service ?

      Waterford 12 hours ago

      Hi, i am thinking of moving to Stradbally county Waterford (Ireland), Is there a bus service from Stradbally?

    • Travel Monivea,

      Monivea 20 hours ago

      Can I travel to Monivea from Dublin by train or bus?kk

    • Transport from Dingle to Galway

      Ireland Jul 19, 2014 at 7:04 PM

      We are a group of 8 adults travelling to Dingle and require transport from Dingle to Galway on August 16. Can you advise of anyone who would be willing to offer this service?

    • bunratty and indian movie

      Bunratty Jul 18, 2014 at 4:06 AM

      is it true that bunratty will feature briefly in an upcoming indian movie? michele

    • Donegal trip.

      County Donegal Jul 7, 2014 at 6:38 AM

      Myself and my 2 friends are going to Donegal in august. Can I get help with good bars and restraunts please.

    • historical centre

      County Wexford Jul 11, 2014 at 12:14 PM

      is there a new historical centre somewhere in co wexford

    • what to see & do

      County Clare Jul 11, 2014 at 2:43 AM

      I am a disabled lady looking for things to see & do in county clare where i can go & maybe if needed be able to use my mobility scooter. Many thanks

    • Overnight option

      Dunfanaghy Jul 1, 2014 at 3:49 PM

      Hello, I am spending a week in this area and was wondering if anyone could suggest a possible overnight from here to Dublin for the return leg of the journey. We will be leaving on a Saturday and arriving in Dublin late Sunday eve so a nice overnight and place of interest would be great. We are a party of 2 adults and 3 young children. Many thanks!

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      Bus tours from Dublin & other Q's (Photography questions)

      Ireland Jul 14, 2014 at 6:40 PM

      We are basing ourselves in Dublin and we don't drive. Can someone who has used a bus tour company lately (from Dublin) recommend 1 or 2 bus companies that A) do a really good tour of Cork/Blarney/Rock of Cashel (spending a decent amount of time at each so I can spend some time taking decent scenic photos) and B) do a really good overnight tour to Cliffs of Moher/Burren/Poulnabrone Domen and Kylemore/Galway/Cong without staying in a hostel? I'm an older lady traveling with a 77 year old mother and I don't think she'd like the 'openness' of a hostel. We also want to travel economically so a private tour is out. Also, what time of day (or weather) is good for photographing Monasterboice to get some really good 'atmospheric' shots (will be there in early September). Final Q: I have been digging deep online for any bus company (or even private company!) to give us a private tour of Monasterboice and Mellifont (these are the important photography locations I need to shoot) for under 250euros. Has anyone done one of these tours or know of who I can chat with to get prices from? I don't know who even to contact at the tourism office.

    • Kinsale ideas

      Kinsale Jun 28, 2014 at 11:09 AM

      Kinsale is our base for 7 nights. None of us have been to Ireland. What are the top 3 must see's (tourist attractions) AND we love to gamble.... Is there any gambling places, casino's dog tracks, horses etc close? Lastly, thought about a horseback riding trip on the beach. Is there such a thing near Kinsale?

    • Sim card for mobile phone?

      Cobh Jul 13, 2014 at 6:19 AM

      Is there a place in Cobh that sells sim cards for mobile phones or do I have to wait until I go to Cork? Thank you

    • new historical centre

      County Wexford Jul 11, 2014 at 12:19 PM

      is there a new historical centre in co wexford thanks

    • Euros and Pounds from ATM at Dublin airport

      Ireland Jul 16, 2014 at 3:49 AM

      First time traveler to Ireland. I will arrive at the Dublin airport and plan to stop at ATM for Euros and Pounds, is this possible?

    • Day trip Ireland ?

      Ireland Jul 1, 2014 at 1:16 PM

      my first trip to Ireland - I thought I would use Dublin as my Hotel base and daytrip to Limerick, Cork, Blarney by bus or train ?

    • Don't want to be rude.

      Dublin Jul 6, 2014 at 8:48 AM

      I don't want to be a rude visitor. What is considered rude behavior by tourists in Ireland?

    • Car Rentals in Ireland. Confused About What's Included and What is Not

      Ireland Jul 1, 2014 at 11:50 AM

      I am planning a visit to Ireland and I have read many of the posts on this site and other travel sites and find that about five or six car rental companies are recommended. Can someone tell me what their experience has been with the following sites or your rental experience? (sells Hertz)

      Several have a fully inclusive rate promoted but in some instances they also have a deductible. Confusing.

      Is there truly a fully inclusive rate with no surprises at the counter?

      Thank you in advance for your response

    • seafood and wine in ireland

      Ireland Jun 23, 2014 at 12:09 PM

      Where is the best seafood in Ireland? Do the Irish drink wine? Is it available?

    • Car & driver for a day Dingle to Portmagee

      County Kerry Jun 17, 2014 at 8:58 AM

      We will be staying in Dingle with a group but plan to leave the group for a day trip to Portmagee & Skellig Michael. Would like to hire a local driver & car to take us to Portmagee and then back to Dingle after the Skellig trip. Know anyone who would do this? Thanks, Dan

      3 Answers Jul 4, 2014 at 9:21 PM
    • Any Dances next weekend?

      Dingle Jun 13, 2014 at 12:40 AM

      Are there any show bands or dances being held in or around Dingle weekend of 20/21/22 June 2014 does anyone know?

      1 Answer Jun 13, 2014 at 8:36 AM
    • traveling from Cliffs of Moher to Dingle

      Dingle May 30, 2014 at 5:57 PM

      i am having a terrible time getting an answer on best route to take when....arriving in Shannon at 6am would like to see the Cliffs of Moher and then travel to Dingle for the first night in hotel. Is there a better route to take that is safe and direct and if there is anything we should see along the way

      7 Answers Jul 4, 2014 at 9:21 PM
    • If you went to Kerry for a day what would you do?

      County Kerry Apr 29, 2014 at 11:08 AM

      I am planning to spend the day in Kerry in the near future. I have never been. Any attractions, points of interest, beauty spots etc that you could recommend. Of the beaten track always a bonus! Thanks in advance

      4 Answers Apr 29, 2014 at 2:46 PM
    • transportation from Farranfore Train station to Kerry Airport

      County Kerry Apr 26, 2014 at 7:43 PM

      Are taxis available at Farranfore Train station. We need to pick-up car rental at Kerry Airport and don't think we can walk with luggage to airport.

      4 Answers Apr 27, 2014 at 1:51 AM
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      Time to drive

      Killarney Apr 2, 2014 at 6:09 PM

      What is a realistic driving time from Doolin to Killarney, Ireland?

      15 Answers Apr 6, 2014 at 10:17 AM
    • Store that sells Lamb pillows for grandchildren

      Dingle Nov 15, 2013 at 8:42 AM

      These are square pillows with a lamb's head on top. Bought some in Dingle a couple years ago and the grandchildren have worn them out. Need to purchase more so they can sleep!

    • Is Killarney worth the drive on a short trip to Ireland?

      Killarney Sep 14, 2013 at 9:13 AM

      Hi! My wife and I are planning a getaway to Ireland, and wondering if it's worth the drive to Killarney on 3-day trip. We are planning to spend one day each in Dublin, Galway, and Killarney, but don't want to spend all day driving. Do you think Killarney is a reasonable drive from Dublin/Galway, or if a long one, still worth it? Any advice is much appreciated!

      8 Answers May 23, 2014 at 9:48 AM
    • Hen weekend

      Killarney Aug 26, 2013 at 9:51 AM

      Hi I am planning to have my hen weekend in Ireland next feb. Been looking at Belfast and Dublin. But have heard that Killarney has a good atmosphere with plenty of bars. Do you think it is suitable for a party of roughly 12 hens or are we better sticking with Belfast or Dublin for the nightlife?

      4 Answers Sep 8, 2013 at 6:32 AM
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      How to get from Dublin to Dingle

      Dingle Jun 6, 2013 at 11:36 PM

      Hello everyone! I'm trying to make my way to Dingle in the best time possible. My plane doesn't arrive in Dublin until 13:20, so I know that I'm missing any plane I might catch to Kerry Airport, but is there any way to fly to Cork airport from Dublin and then take a bus (or train) to Dingle/Tralee? Or if not, is a bus or train faster when leaving from Dublin airport? I realize neither of those options are as fast as a plane--but I DO want to get there sooner rather than later. Thank you so much for anyone taking the time to answer this, I appreciate it a lot!

      7 Answers Dec 2, 2013 at 7:31 AM
    • Booking accomodation as you go

      Dingle Apr 28, 2013 at 6:39 PM

      Will it be hard to find decent accomodation in the west coast area if you book as you go? We're travelling there in august and worry if we book now we'll not be able to go to places we might discover on the way, or if we like a place and would stay longer, we'd be out of luck if we booked ahead.

      3 Answers Apr 29, 2013 at 2:18 PM
    • Train from Tralee to Farranfore

      County Kerry Jun 19, 2012 at 11:35 AM

      How much is the train ticket? Thank you

      2 Answers Jun 25, 2012 at 5:58 PM
    • Train from Tralee to Dublin

      Tralee Jun 18, 2012 at 11:37 AM

      Does any one know the cost of the trip from Dublin to Tralee by train? Thank you.

      5 Answers Jun 19, 2012 at 12:30 PM
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      Lodging in Dingle

      Dingle Jun 16, 2012 at 11:16 AM

      We are planning a trip to Ireland, and want to stay in Dingle for two nights in July. Would it be recommend to stay in town, or on the outskirts? Would being in town not allow for a peaceful nights sleep? And is parking difficult? One lodging I'm looking into is on Connor Pass, another in Milltown, another in The Wood. Any suggestions as to the "best" spot?

      2 Answers Jun 17, 2012 at 1:03 PM
    • Easiest transportation from Killarney to Tralee

      Killarney Mar 25, 2012 at 7:21 PM

      What is the easiest way to get from Killarney to Tralee. We will each have a suitcase?

      4 Answers Mar 26, 2012 at 12:46 PM
    • WW Kayaking

      Killarney Feb 23, 2012 at 11:27 AM

      Going to be in the Southeast of Ireland at end of May and I'm looking for possible White Water Kayaking opportunities near Killarney. Something in the neighborhood of a half day would be good. I won't be bringing my boat over so will need equip. rental as well.

      3 Answers Feb 23, 2012 at 10:59 PM
    • Coleman gas cartridge

      Tralee Jan 25, 2012 at 3:37 PM

      is in Tralee some possibility to buy Coleman Gas Cartridge? If yes where?
      Thank you

      1 Answer Jan 25, 2012 at 4:50 PM
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      Means of transport - Dublin to Killarney

      Killarney Jan 1, 2012 at 2:06 PM

      Im flying from Edinburgh to Dublin tomorrow and, instead of staying in the big city first and travelling the countryside later on, Ive decided to do it the other way around this time, so my plan is to go from the Dublin airport to Killarney. I imagine the best way to get there would be by train, right? But in the Dublin airport website it said that there is no railway connection there, so I should take a bus to one of the train stations. Which one should I go to? My flight arrives at about 21hrs, can I still get a train that night to Killarney or would it be easier to just book a night at a hostel in Dublin and travel on the following morning?

      I would also like to then go on to Doolin, to see the Cliffs of Mohre. Can I get there by train directly from Killarney or would it be better to be "stationed" in Galway (which Im planning to visit anyway) and make daily trips out?

      Thank you very very much in advance for any answers! The VT forum has already been a HUGE help planning my travel so far and as soon as Im somewhere more stable, Ill start writing reviews and "giving back"! Thanks again :)

      4 Answers Jan 2, 2012 at 4:41 AM
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      Christmas in Killarney

      Killarney Dec 7, 2011 at 12:39 PM

      It may sound cliché, but having some Irish ancestry and hearing this song as a kid made it sound wonderful. Now, I have the opportunity to do so with my family. I am wondering if much is open over the long Christmas weekend or if we would be sufficiently satisfied with the amenities at a nice hotel, local walks and Christmas mass.

      Please let me know if 3-4 days worthwhile over Christmas. Due to flight times and days that I can take off, we may do a couple of days in Dublin as well with a rental car and stop by Blarney Castle.

      3 Answers Dec 12, 2011 at 6:08 AM
    • Hen Party!!

      Killarney Aug 23, 2011 at 2:13 PM

      Any suggestions in what bar/nightclub for roughly 30 ppl in Killarney for age group from 20 - 50... is there any bars with vip area and maybe cocktail bar????? help....

      2 Answers Sep 9, 2011 at 11:37 AM
    • fancy dress

      Killarney Jul 21, 2011 at 12:46 PM

      hi i was just wondering how killarney is for fancy dress. its mine and my friends 25th in august and we'v booked a hotel in killarney and we all plan on dressing in sexy fancy dress and would like to know weather there is any places that object to this and any places that dont mind???

      2 Answers Jul 28, 2011 at 11:02 AM
    • Wednesday and Thursday nights in Killarney

      Killarney Apr 14, 2011 at 12:04 PM

      Will be on a tour of Ireland next week and will be spending Wednesday and Thursday nights in Killarney. In case we wind up having to find our own entertainment those nights. . . . - what would be some recommended locations that are not tourist traps but yet have a lively atmosphere. Our group of friends are in the 30's to 40's age bracket if that makes a difference.

      Thank you in advance for any suggestions

      5 Answers Apr 16, 2011 at 10:46 PM
    • driving time from bunratty to dingle

      Dingle Mar 17, 2011 at 2:11 PM

      How long does it take to drive from the Bunratty Village area to Dingle?

      2 Answers Mar 17, 2011 at 5:13 PM
    • transport from Killarney to Dingle

      Killarney Feb 15, 2011 at 6:30 AM

      We will be visiting in May and would like to kwow if there is any transport from Killarney to Dingle besides the daily bus or renting a car(not a good option) We would like to take the bus tour of the Ring of Kerry one day, and then get over to Dingle later on that day if at all possible.
      Any ideas?

      2 Answers Mar 10, 2011 at 10:59 AM
    • Trying to find the Dingle gift shop that sells Wooden Sheep with Sheep's Wool

      Dingle Dec 18, 2010 at 5:14 PM

      I was in Ireland with my husband in November 2010 and saw the sweetest sheep in a craft/gift shop window. The shop was closing and I didn't want to intrude, so I left not getting one of those adorable little guys!

      Since I've been home I could just kick myself for not going ahead and getting one right then. I can't remember the name of the shop. If anyone knows where I can find them or the name of the store would be would be so appreciated!! Hopefully I can order one.


      2 Answers Dec 19, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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      Need to ID a location.

      County Kerry Dec 1, 2010 at 11:10 AM

      Hi everyone. I'm currently compiling professionally-printed photo albums of my travels. I want to properly ID all of the locations I photographed, but am having trouble with one in particular. It was on the route somewhere between Killorglin and Limerick. I saw some very nice ruins that were surrounded by a little moat or creek. I'd really like to know what they were so I can properly caption my photos.

      I will make a photo of it my member picture.


      5 Answers Dec 2, 2010 at 12:39 PM
    • Buying Liquor in Killarney

      Killarney Aug 23, 2010 at 12:57 PM

      I am a fan of Gin and Tonic ( the english drink!). Will there be any problem
      buying the ingredients for the "drink of the invader"?

      6 Answers Aug 24, 2010 at 3:05 PM
    • Monastery

      Great Skelligs Aug 20, 2010 at 6:26 PM

      I would like to know is their on boat tours to island in April. What is the cost? How do we book the boat tour? We want to go on the island and see the monastery.


      3 Answers Aug 21, 2010 at 4:36 AM
    • Parknasilla any good?

      County Kerry Jul 22, 2010 at 7:57 AM

      Hi folks, has anybody stayed at Parknasilla hotel in Kerry recently? I want to give a relative a very very
      special treat weekend, and just a bit worried that Parknasilla is a bit shabby in these days of NAMA and zombie hotels.

      Nal, Dublin

      1 Answer Jul 23, 2010 at 2:56 AM
    • House to rent in North Kerry for August 2010

      County Kerry Jul 4, 2010 at 5:53 AM

      I'm looking to rent a house for the month of August in the Ballybunion/Listowel area. I haven't been able to find anywhere that has such late availability so if anyone knows of a place, please please let me know!

      Needs to be 2 bed minimum, allows 2 dogs, ideally near to the beach! :)))

      Thanks, Jo

      3 Answers Apr 3, 2011 at 9:13 AM