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    • Mountjoy Street - Dublin

      Dublin Nov 14, 2016 at 6:35 AM

      I will be visiting Dublin starting tomorrow. My hostel is located on Mountjoy street, and recently I've read mixed review about the location. Generally this doesn't affect me, since I'm mostly a daytime traveler and tend to avoid unsafe areas/crowds. However, tomorrow I would be arriving around 9pm. My initial plan was to walk on foot from O'Connel Bridge, but in the light of the reviews I've read, I'm not so sure anymore. What do you recommend? Is there a real risk of getting mugged/attacked?

      Also, any other safety advice would be highly appreciated.

      Thanks a lot.

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      Cork to Shannon

      Cork Nov 11, 2016 at 8:23 AM

      best way to get there. Cork airport, Flying out of Shannon in Aug 2017

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    • Hiring a private driver

      Ireland Nov 22, 2016 at 9:51 AM

      Has anyone ever hired a private driver in Ireland? This would be done in lieu of renting a car. Is it expensive? Recommended? I'm planning a drip that goes from Dublin south around the shore up to Galway and back to Dublin. This would probably be done in a week's time. Any help/advice would be appreciated.

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      cork to shannon

      Ireland Nov 10, 2016 at 1:29 PM

      Looking for help to get to Shannon airport from Cork airport. I can't find any easy way. I am actually coming from Amsterdam in early August 2017. Did not want to fly via of Heathrow due to layovers and high cost flight via Heathrow. Any help would be appreciated.

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    • Waterford Worth it?

      Ireland Nov 8, 2016 at 5:54 AM

      I am travelling to Ireland next May and will be there for about 10 days. Due to time constraints my friend and I are going to be staying in the southern part of the country. I love Waterford Crystal and would like to go tour the factory and store. However, it seems that there isn't much else there to see so I'm not sure if we'd spend the night there. We will be travelling by train and it doesn't look like there is anywhere to store luggage for a few hours. With our limited time, is it worth it to go to Waterford? Are there other things we shouldn't miss there that I'm missing? Just for reference, we're planning to spend 3 nights in Dublin and then also hit Cork, Limerick, either Ennis or Shannon, visit the Cliffs of Moher, go to Galway and then make our way back to Dublin. What do you think? Should we go to Waterford? Thank you for any help you can give.

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    • Is Ennis a good base for hiking?

      Ennis Aug 16, 2016 at 6:00 AM

      I'll be flying into and out of Shannon and have 3 full days. I am on foot - no car. Would like to see towns, music and hiking. Is the bus service from Ennis good enough to get to good hiking (Burrens, coasts, etc) that I can use Ennis as my base town? Thank you :)

      4 Answers Aug 16, 2016 at 2:16 PM
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      Travelling around

      Shannon Nov 20, 2015 at 7:45 AM

      Hi I am planning to visit Shannon tomorrow and I was wondering how easy is it to travel around without a car. Especially to the Cliffs of Moher?

      3 Answers Nov 21, 2015 at 12:40 PM
    • What to do in less than one day

      Ennis Aug 27, 2015 at 3:14 PM

      I'm a first time visitor to Ennis and Ireland. Any suggestion as to what to see in Ennis in less than one day? Will have been in Cork the day before and plan on seeing Blarney and Cobh and City Gael while there, plus St. Anne's or Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral.

      6 Answers Sep 16, 2015 at 8:42 AM
    • Best way to travel from Doolin to Galway City

      Doolin Aug 5, 2015 at 7:14 PM

      In October, 2015 a friend and I are travelling from Blarney to Doolin, spending 2 nights there and then travelling to Galway City. We won't have a car so are wondering what is the best way to accomplish this. Thanks for any help.
      Barb

      2 Answers Aug 6, 2015 at 1:36 AM
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      Lisdoonnvara Matchmaker Festival DO or DON'T ?

      Lisdoonvarna Jun 28, 2015 at 7:32 AM

      Hello. I've recently reconnected with my mother's cousin and extended family in Roscommon, Ireland and am planning a trip this September with my sister. We'll be flying out of Shannon Airport after spending some time on the west coast and thought we might end the trip with a stop in Lisdoonvarna while the festival is going on. It looks like it could be alot of fun with great music and such. We're not really interested in the matchmaking angle, but...not totally opposed to that either :) I'd be happy to hear any opinions on this as well as any suggestions as a last night stop before leaving for Shannon Airport in the morning (11 am flight)
      Thanks!

      2 Answers Jun 28, 2015 at 4:15 PM
    • Nightlife Along the Shannon

      Shannon Apr 30, 2015 at 7:44 AM

      Hi I was wondering does anyone know good locations to go out in along the shannon? Myself and 9 friends have rented a boat for the weekend and wondering on good locations?
      Thanks

      2 Answers Apr 30, 2015 at 12:51 PM
    • Herbe and Spikes in Ennis

      Ennis Mar 4, 2015 at 7:21 AM

      Where can i purchase Turmeric powder in Ennis? Thanking you in advance, J. da Silva

      2 Answers Mar 4, 2015 at 11:44 AM
    • 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

    • 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

      1 Answer Jul 20, 2014 at 1:02 AM
    • burren flower sites

      County Clare May 26, 2014 at 5:48 PM

      Where specifically are the best spots to photograph the flowers in the Burren?

      1 Answer May 27, 2014 at 9:38 AM
    • shannon river

      Shannon May 3, 2014 at 9:00 PM

      cities along shannon river from Portumna to Athlone

      5 Answers May 15, 2014 at 10:25 AM
    • 24 Hours in Doolin

      Doolin Mar 24, 2014 at 8:37 AM

      Hey we are heading to Doolin this weekend and it's becoming increasingly difficult to plan some fun things for us 6 ladies on a mini hen day/night. We had the ted tour arranged but yesterday this was cancelled on us - so kinda at a loose end?
      Any suggestions would be appreciated :)

      1 Answer Mar 24, 2014 at 10:11 AM
    • Travel to Dublin

      County Clare Mar 19, 2014 at 1:09 PM

      I'm visiting Ireland for the first time with some friends. Our base will be in Ennis. I'd like to see Dublin for a day or two and was wondering what the most economical way to travel would be.

      6 Answers Mar 19, 2014 at 3:21 PM
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      Traditional pub songs

      Doolin Mar 16, 2014 at 2:25 PM

      First trip to Ireland coming up in June, and I'm a violinist with a soft spot for Celtic music. Planning to spend a night in Doolin listening to pub music. My question is this--what are some of the most common songs played in this setting? If I were able to convince someone to let me join in, I'd like to learn a few of them in advance! :) Thanks!

      6 Answers Mar 19, 2014 at 2:31 AM
    • Names of good bus tours companies out of Ennis

      Ennis Mar 14, 2014 at 6:36 AM

      Please share your personal experience with bus tour companies for day trips out of Ennis.
      We are two retired couples who would like to see 1) Dingle/Slea Drive,2) the Cliffs of Moher/The Burren and 3) Connemara and Cong. We will have 4 days and have a hotel in Ennis booked for 2 nights and 1 in Dingle town for 1 night. We've left the other night open so far. We will then spend two days in Dublin. Please share your personal experiences with us. Thanks.

      2 Answers Mar 14, 2014 at 8:24 AM
    • Customs Check

      Shannon Mar 6, 2014 at 7:16 AM

      Shannon airport is my final destination but I have to stop first at Heathrow to change planes on this last leg of my flight. I want to know if I will be going through Customs at Heathrow OR at Shannon Airport (or would it be both??).
      My flight originates in the US. Thank you so much!

      2 Answers Mar 6, 2014 at 8:44 AM
    • Where to eat Breakfast near Shannon Airport?

      Shannon Jul 21, 2013 at 8:56 AM

      Where is the best place to eat breakfast near Shannon airport for a large group?

      1 Answer Jul 21, 2013 at 9:43 AM
    • Dublin to Doonbeg

      Doonbeg Jun 30, 2013 at 11:54 AM

      As we may not hire a car afterall, is there public transport,i.e. train and bus to doonbeg, or even flight and bus

      3 Answers Jun 30, 2013 at 3:26 PM
    • Suggestion on getting from Ennis to Inisfallen Island for a day trip

      Ennis Jun 24, 2013 at 7:29 PM

      Hello,
      Will be visiting Ireland for the first time in coming year and will be spending almost 2 days in Ennis. While researching things to do came across some info on Inisfallen Island which looked interesting and wanted to ask your suggestions on best way to secure travel to the island as a day trip.

      7 Answers Jun 25, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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      Bus from Dublin to Doolin

      Doolin Mar 28, 2013 at 4:08 AM

      Hi :)
      How do I get to Doolin By bus? As far as I understand, bus EIREANN departs from dublin to doolin three times a day, which means that if I arrive in dublin at 10 a.m., I am first in doolin at 8: 00 pm... Is there any other more flexible buslinie?

      5 Answers Mar 29, 2013 at 5:03 AM
    • getting around

      Shannon Mar 20, 2013 at 4:30 AM

      My sister and I are going to Ireland in June. We are both in our 60's and afraid to drive. We want to basically do our own thing so dont want to go on a big bus tour. Any suggestions on getting around? thanks

      3 Answers Mar 20, 2013 at 11:35 AM
    • Dogs allowed

      Ennis Mar 15, 2013 at 7:30 AM

      Do any of the bars in Ennis allow dogs inside?

      1 Answer Mar 15, 2013 at 7:45 AM
    • travel in doolin

      Doolin Sep 28, 2012 at 11:49 PM

      hi,
      i'm a french girl and i'm looking for a one-week-trip with my best friend... the only thing is, i'm 15 and she's 16 so we just wanted to know if we can enter in a pub... the other thing is, i'm looking for a cute village tippical of ireland, and i'm affraid that there's too much tourists in doolin...

      4 Answers Oct 3, 2012 at 10:58 AM
    • Birthday in Doolin

      Doolin Feb 23, 2012 at 2:19 PM

      Spending a few days, of the 10 I have in the area, in Doolin this coming Spring, and I'm wondering which pub would be most fun to celebrate my birthday (June 2) at. Hoping for a place that offers good food, good music and a lively crowd. I'm a Canuck (Canadian) and this will be my first time in beautiful Ireland. I have been told that either McGann's or McDermott's would be good bets. Anyone have any opinions on either?

      4 Answers Mar 22, 2012 at 1:15 PM
    • heritage farm???

      Shannon Sep 5, 2011 at 7:27 AM

      Hi,

      I took my dad to Ireland 8 years ago and we visited some sort of heritage farm or community. thatch roofed homes, some could be toured and I remember it had a tiny little bog pony and the history of bog ponies.....I have lost the infofor the location...Help

      thanks

      5 Answers Sep 6, 2011 at 10:16 AM
    • Ballyvaughn Church

      Ballyvaughan Aug 18, 2011 at 8:59 AM

      Hello, Last year my son and I vivited Ballyvaughn.My son took the Burren hike. We also visited your beautiful church.Would you please tell me what the circle of stones means?It is 10 stones in a circle with people raising their hands towards heaven.Also inside was a beautiful poem.It started out,You have come into this house where God lives.Did William Yates write this? My family is from around this area.It is my dearest wish that I can return to your beautiful country. I thank you ever so much.Vicki Sharon Boland Peters

      3 Answers May 31, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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      public transport

      Doonbeg Aug 11, 2011 at 6:52 AM

      HiI am flying into Shannon airport was wondering if there is any public transport into Doonbeg village if not anyone know number and price of a taxi please.

      2 Answers Aug 12, 2011 at 12:51 AM
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      public transport

      Shannon Aug 11, 2011 at 6:20 AM

      Hi I am flying into Shannon airport was wondering if there is any public transport available to get me to Doonbeg village if not anyone know a price and number for a taxi please.

      5 Answers Aug 13, 2011 at 7:31 AM
    • Overnight stay

      Shannon Jul 24, 2011 at 3:48 PM

      Trying to book a one night stay and perhaps dinner at the castle the night of Aug. 30, 2011 for 3 adults. Please reply.

      3 Answers Jul 25, 2011 at 1:56 PM
    • Travel from Shannon to Waterford

      Shannon Jun 22, 2011 at 5:40 PM

      What is the best way to travel from Shannon to Waterford? I would rather not drive myself.

      1 Answer Jun 22, 2011 at 11:30 PM