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    • Charlie's Bar

      Cork Yesterday

      I visited Charlie's Bar back in the early 80's. I would like to go back there if it is still open. I'm from Texas and hope to make a trip to Ireland in 2015. A visit to Cork is in my plans. Who can tell me about Charlie's Bar?

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      Where to go at night (particularly interested in Christmas night)

      Dublin Dec 9, 2014 at 2:47 AM

      We (me and my wife) are going to visit Dublin from 21st of December to 28th of December. We don't know where to go at Christmas Eve and at Christmas. We want to go to some pub os something alike and celebrate with other people to feel the Spirit of Christmas.
      We are not Irish :)

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    • Great place to settle in Ireland for a few years with 3 preschool toddlers

      Ireland Dec 12, 2014 at 9:35 AM

      We're traveling to Ireland for one to three years and want to set up in a small kid friendly town or quiet neighborhood of a city. We're partial to beaches over mountains, but with three kids we work from home (slow internet is fine) and stay close to home. So things like nightlife, restaurants, etc are all nice to have, but really not part of our equation. We'd trade a more kid friendly spot for one single adults might desire.

      As for the neighborhood, I think many of us have a common vision of an idyllic child-friendly town or neighborhood. It would have people of all ages, and be as diverse as possible in Ireland. It would not be too crowded, nor too spread out. It would be a nice place to take a walk or ride a bike. It would be fine to drive to the grocery store once a week, ideally one with healthy, even organic food available.

      As for further socializing the kids we would rent a home close to a nearby preschool. We have two boys and a girl, and would want them to all be able to attend the same school - with little drive time, if any. We are only talking preschool and kindergarten at this point. We want open minded and progressive, but not so open minded that one's brains fall out. We'd rather religion not play a big role in the school, but are not afraid of that as long as no one is too rigid. We like a school in a natural setting so the kids are in nature when possible, and a style that leans montessori as opposed to a teacher up front with a ruler...

      Hope this helps bring some places to mind. Thanks in advance.

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    • Planning the first trip

      Ireland Dec 7, 2014 at 10:55 AM

      My wife, teenage son and myself are planning a trip to Ireland for June of 2015. This will be our first trip to Ireland, and we're looking for any advice that would help us not make the usual mistakes common for first-time visitors.

      Our basic itinerary, as things stand now:

      * Dublin; 3 nights, arriving on a Sunday and departing Wednesday
      * Cork; 1 night
      * Killarney; 2 nights
      * Galway; 2 nights

      We'd be especially interested in understanding if we are allocating too much or little time in any particular area- I've a nagging thought that the 3d night in Dublin might be better spent elsewhere.

      Our plan is to travel by rental car between cities. We're arriving at Dublin and departing from Shannon- again, as things are planned right now.

      Any suggestions of places to visit outside of the standard "must see" attractions would be very welcome.

      Thanks in advance for any and all responses.

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    • Charlies Bar, Cork, Ireland

      Cork Yesterday

      I visited this bar back in the 80's. Is it still open and would someone familar with the bar contact me.?

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    • Any Dances next weekend?

      by Murphy3272 Online Now 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

      by irishmom2 Online Now 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
    • Store that sells Lamb pillows for grandchildren

      by Laliberte Online Now 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!

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      How to get from Dublin to Dingle

      by Keely27 Online Now 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

      by Jefpit Online Now 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
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      Lodging in Dingle

      by nalmassy Online Now 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
    • driving time from bunratty to dingle

      by smudge123 Online Now 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
    • Trying to find the Dingle gift shop that sells Wooden Sheep with Sheep's Wool

      by gram2aandj Online Now Dec 18, 2010 at 5:14 PM

      Hello,
      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 great...it would be so appreciated!! Hopefully I can order one.

      thanks!

      2 Answers Dec 19, 2010 at 10:36 AM
    • hotel in dingle

      by lfc Online Now May 14, 2010 at 8:51 PM

      hi
      planning trip to dingle for wedding anverisary so i am looking for recomendations for a top class hotel
      thanks

      3 Answers May 16, 2010 at 11:06 AM
    • Transportation Help! Kilkenny to Dingle

      by jenjuhn Online Now Jan 14, 2009 at 11:56 AM

      Hi, my friend and I plan to travel from Kilkenny to Dingle. We will NOT be renting a car. We will stay 1 night in Kilkenny and next morning go to Rock of Cashel and then onto Dingle. I am hoping there is a bus that goes to Rock of Cashel from Kilkenny. However, I don't know if we should return to Kilkenny to take a train to Tralee, or maybe Killarney? And then bus into Dingle from either of these two cities? Or, is there a bus from Cashel into Dingle?

      Thanks in advance for any help you can offer!

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      cycling the dingle peninsula

      by selkies_delight Online Now Aug 8, 2008 at 3:05 PM

      I would like to rent a bike and cycle the peninsula. Can this be done in a day? What difficulty level is it? Are helmets mandatory? Can I rent a bike for several days? Where is the best place to rent?

      Cheers

      Selkie

      2 Answers Sep 9, 2008 at 12:50 PM
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      Leaving Dingle on the 29th?

      by selkies_delight Online Now Jul 31, 2008 at 11:51 AM

      Hello there!

      I need to get to the Shannon Airport for the morning of August 29th. Can anyone suggest some options for me? I am hoping that I don't have to leave Dingle on the 28th, but I might have to. Has anyone taken a taxi to Shannon from Dingle and what kind of cost might I expect?

      Cheers
      C

      6 Answers Aug 2, 2008 at 12:44 PM
    • swim possible for autistic teenager

      by glyncarolan Online Now Jun 27, 2008 at 3:53 PM

      would be very interested if this could be arranged.i work with a person with special need's who love's water and watching dolphin's @ seal's.would be grateful for any info.

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      transportation from dublin

      by Fuente Online Now Jun 1, 2008 at 7:47 PM

      what is the best way to get from dublin to dingle?

      1 Answer Jun 1, 2008 at 11:12 PM
    • Traditional Irish music

      by cathy9510usa Online Now Mar 16, 2008 at 1:11 AM

      Although I've been to Dingle many times, we never stayed overnight there, so I don't know what the music scene is like in the evenings. Any suggestions for first timers? We'd prefer to go to only one place rather than hop around. Thanks very much.

      7 Answers Jan 28, 2010 at 3:56 PM
    • what shall we do with two 12 year olds?

      by schizowife Online Now Mar 14, 2008 at 9:13 AM

      My husband and I along with our 12 year old daughter and her friend are visiting ireland for the first time next week We are staying in Doonmanagh and would love some ideas on places to visit that will interest the girls. They both love wildlife, horses and old churches and monuments. I have looked on line but i think it best to ask people who have been to the area. Any suggestions, we will have a car so travelling around is no problem

      1 Answer Mar 27, 2008 at 12:43 PM
    • Transpot Shannon to Dingle

      by carylynch Online Now Mar 9, 2008 at 1:44 PM

      I am traveling from Shannon airport to Dingle to meet up with some friends who will already have a rental car. I am looking for the best mode of transportation to get there in a reasonable time. I have looked at bus and train schedules and the closest drop off for a rental car is Kerry airport. Any suggestions? You may email me directly at cary@generalshiprepair.com

      1 Answer Mar 9, 2008 at 6:19 PM
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      Tours of Dingle Bay Peninsula?

      by bostonerica Online Now Aug 14, 2007 at 2:56 PM

      Hi,
      I will be in Cork City in a few days and I would like to take a day tour of Dingle (will not be renting a car). Are there any companies you would recommend? I know Bus Eirann offers tours. Any insight you have would be appreciated.

      Thanks!
      Erica
      Boston

      6 Answers Aug 25, 2007 at 5:03 AM
    • Inch Beach

      by Collinsjcc32 Online Now Aug 9, 2007 at 12:44 PM

      I was at Inch Beach on Saturday, 4th August and on the side of a building was a verse. I know that it started: Dear Inis must I leave thee

      I can't remember the rest of the verse. Is there anyone that can help with this.

      Kind Regards
      Collinsjcc

      Illinois, USA

      3 Answers Aug 13, 2007 at 4:15 PM
    • distance

      by zaratracey Online Now Apr 4, 2007 at 7:45 AM

      can anyone tell me is this course far away from the tralee marina apartments please my email is zaratracey@hotmail.com
      please reply you would be very helpful

    • Dingle dolphin

      by siovhan01 Online Now Mar 15, 2007 at 5:20 PM

      I've wanted to swim with a dolphin for years but really can't afford the Bahamas. I've a BIG birhtday approaching this year and wonder how likely it is that I'll be able to swim with Funghi. Does anyone know if this is a possibility ?

      3 Answers Apr 4, 2007 at 11:30 AM
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      st.Patrick's day

      by gracienc Online Now Mar 5, 2007 at 11:21 AM

      Folks!

      Can you reccomend something to do in Dingle during this st.Patricks day? Maybe traditional music in An Droichead Beag?

      Thanks a lot

      2 Answers Mar 12, 2007 at 11:39 AM
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      Honeymoon in Dingle

      by dikfox Online Now Feb 9, 2007 at 11:06 AM

      I went through Dingle a couple years ago and fell in love. I have convinced the bride to be to spend 4 or 5 days here in the middle of March. How is the weather this time of year (we are both from sunny Florida) and is it better to fly into Shannon or Cork? I have never rented a car in Ireland (was too young before) but have decided to have a go this time round. What would be a couple great day trips from this area? She loves towns lined with old, beautiful buildings. This is her first time out of the country, so I want this trip to convince her to come back the following year for a couple of weeks. Thank you for any suggestions or advice.

      11 Answers Aug 10, 2007 at 9:27 PM
    • Self Guided Walking Tour of Dingle Way

      by goodangel Online Now Feb 7, 2007 at 5:45 PM

      My husband and I are planning a walking tour of Dingle Way in May. Do you advise us to plan an independent self-guided tour? Or would you recommend booking a guide with a small group of people?

      If we do a self guided tour, do you think we'll have trouble getting our luggage transported to our next accomodation?

      Thanks so much for your help!

      1 Answer Feb 7, 2007 at 10:50 PM
    • Walking distance...?

      by FortWorth1981 Online Now Jan 15, 2007 at 12:11 PM

      How far is the walk into the center of town...the main pubs, restaurants, etc? Also, is this a wise location for those traveling without a car?

      9 Answers Sep 9, 2008 at 12:59 PM
    • Dingle- Where to go with kids on New Years Eve

      by Boxoman Online Now Dec 24, 2006 at 9:29 AM

      We are coming to Dingle for the new year and we have two girls 8 and 12 who are mad for Irish Music. Are there any pubs or community places new years eve in or around Dingle where the adults can get a drink they have traditional music and the children would also be welcome?

      Your help would be much appriciated

    • What to expect in Novmeber?

      by SandersDSM Online Now Sep 4, 2006 at 7:30 PM

      We will be touring Dingle Peninsula in first week of November. What can we expect of the weather? Could one do the peninsula circular tour by bicycle in November and are the bike rental shops still open in first week of November?

      2 Answers Sep 6, 2006 at 5:24 AM
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      Drive Dingle Peninsula or Ring of Kerry - Pick one or the other...

      by DWMMLM Online Now Jun 29, 2006 at 9:28 AM

      We will be traveling to Ireland in Oct. and would like to know if we should skip the Ring of Kerry for a more manageable drive of the Dingle Peninsula. Time is really not an issue, but if our experience will be similar with several hours less in the car, then I would choose to use those other hours for more productive items like pub crawling.

      6 Answers Jul 19, 2006 at 3:20 PM
    • Seeking B&B Recommendations in Town of Dingle, County Kerry

      by MaryBethJ Online Now Apr 16, 2006 at 8:31 PM

      We'll be spending 2 nights in the town of Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland, and wonder if anyone can recommend a good B&B for 3 adults? We're using vouchers. Thanks!

      3 Answers Oct 16, 2007 at 10:42 AM
    • shopping

      by nancy02882 Online Now Mar 31, 2006 at 8:55 AM

      I'll be taking an escorted trip of Ireland. We will be spending 1 night in Limerick,2 nights in Dingle,2 nights in Waterford and 2 nights in Dublin.Are there any great places to go shopping? I'll be looking for sweaters and crystal. Thanks for any responses

      1 Answer Apr 3, 2006 at 9:20 AM