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    • Older Times in Drogheda

      Drogheda Oct 9, 2016 at 5:50 PM

      When I was a child my father took us to Ireland where he was from.
      he took us to see our uncle (his older brother) Patrick who lived in Drogheda but the pics I see are not how I remember it, it may be that it was on the outskirts I remember is was very quiet not many dwellings in fact my uncles home was very basic single story dwelling and it had an old stem roller outside.
      Just wondered if anyone has any clue as to where exactly this might have been long shot I know!

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      Rent or lease car for 3 weeks in Ireland

      Ireland Sep 21, 2016 at 4:03 PM

      We are going to Ireland for three weeks in November (I know not the best weather ! ) I have heard that leasing a car is often less expensive than renting. Also with a lease insurance is often included and the taxes are far less than renting. Anyone have experience with leasing or other rent/lease advice?

      We arrive in Dublin and will spend most of our time in the North. This is our fourth trip to Ireland. Most of the other trips we didn't need a car. The last time we rented a car there was many years ago in the early 70's.

      Any advice is much appreciated.
      Jim and Barbara

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      Train from Dublin to Belfast

      Ireland Oct 5, 2016 at 10:09 AM

      We are going to Ireland in November and will be taking Irish Rail train from Dublin to Belfast. Is it necessary or advantageous to book those tickets in advance? I am a little hesitant to do that and lock into a departure time because we will be taking a bus from Dublin Airport to the Dublin train station. While flight is sceduled to arrive at 7AM who knows when we would eventually get to the station. I am thinking it might just be easier to buy tickets at train station. Would the Dubin-Belfast train be that crowded in November? Any advice would be most welcome.

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      Kinsale Aug 19, 2016 at 12:47 PM

      We've been to Ireland ,last year...more around Galway 8 days, and Dublin a 10 days in kinsale good, or more or less.......we like walking the old streets with shops and food...not big in bar scene....can u help....I know u can. Thanks,,,Martin

      5 Answers Aug 21, 2016 at 6:07 AM
    • Boat-Tour Cork harbour

      Cork May 4, 2016 at 6:05 AM

      I am looking for a boat-tour from cork or near by. Also maybe even from cobh or crosshaven
      I want to see something from the river lee and the cork harbour, the area near cobh, and - if its possible - maybe even a little from the coast of the Celtic sea.

      Do you know some providers of such tours?

      In the web, i only found
      Cork Sea Safari (, but need to be a minimum of 10 persons.
      South Cost Tours (, but need to be a minimum of 5 persons.

      But we are only two people.
      Can you help me to find providers of boat-tours, that are something similar like this?

      with many thanks and greetings

      2 Answers May 4, 2016 at 10:11 AM
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      Flooding in cork

      Cork Apr 13, 2016 at 1:54 PM

      Was going to take a day trip to cork May 3rd. Can't seem to find an update on the flooding situation . Poor people of cork. 

      2 Answers Apr 14, 2016 at 1:01 AM
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      Best seats in cork opera house

      Cork Jan 5, 2016 at 12:28 PM

      Hello can someone please tell me the best seats in cork opera house I want to book tickets for colm wilkinson

      1 Answer Jan 8, 2016 at 6:05 PM
    • Things to do at Cobh Port?

      Cobh Jun 21, 2015 at 11:10 AM

      Hi all -

      I will be at Cobh Port for a day. Are there things to do within walking distance or should I travel out of the area?

      Thanks for any responses.


      4 Answers Jun 21, 2015 at 12:42 PM
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      Industrial school or Abbey?

      Cork Mar 14, 2015 at 4:33 PM

      My grandmother was born about 1887 in Cork. She stayed in either an industrial school or orphanage in Cork for several years, raised by nuns. I am looking for this school or orphanage/abbey? Does anyone know of such a place in Cork? My email is

      1 Answer Mar 15, 2015 at 1:42 AM
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      Distance to walk

      Ballingeary Jan 7, 2015 at 2:06 AM

      What is the walking distance from Ballingeary to Gourgane Barra

      8 Answers Mar 26, 2015 at 5:17 AM
    • Charlie's Bar

      Cork Dec 18, 2014 at 3:25 PM

      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?

      2 Answers Dec 18, 2014 at 3:40 PM
    • Charlies Bar, Cork, Ireland

      Cork Dec 18, 2014 at 1:45 PM

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

      8 Answers Dec 19, 2014 at 9:15 AM
    • Family weekend away

      Cork Nov 11, 2014 at 11:17 AM

      I am going to Cork at the weekend with my two kids aged 1 and 4
      We are doing Fota wildlife park on the Sunday but we are at a loss for what to do on Saturday. All suggestions greatly appreciated
      Thank You

      2 Answers Nov 11, 2014 at 3:10 PM
    • Looking for an Irish Pub

      Cobh Aug 30, 2014 at 5:49 AM

      First time to Ireland and looking for a local pub to meet up with friends. Can you offer a suggestion ?

      2 Answers Aug 30, 2014 at 2:40 PM
    • Print of Men of The South

      Cork Aug 13, 2014 at 3:59 AM

      Do you have or do you know of anywhere I might get a print/copy of Sean Keatings "Men of the South"

      1 Answer Aug 13, 2014 at 4:35 AM
    • Attractions in cork

      Cork Jul 27, 2014 at 1:50 PM

      Planning a trip to cork in August. We would like to view the coast, is there a particular route we could take?? Would it be better to base ourselves in the city and go to the coast or stay some where south of the city?? Going for four days!

      2 Answers Jul 27, 2014 at 3:18 PM
    • 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

      4 Answers Jul 20, 2014 at 1:18 AM
    • 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?

      2 Answers Jun 29, 2014 at 9:05 AM
    • Hostel in Ballingeary

      Ballingeary May 2, 2014 at 5:52 AM

      About 50 years ago I spent a month in the Gaelteact in Ballingeary and stayed in a hostel called, if I remember rightly, An Tourin Dubh. Does anyone know if it still exists?

      Carmel G

      2 Answers May 2, 2014 at 11:01 AM
    • About tax and living cost

      Cork Feb 12, 2014 at 8:49 AM

      I have got a job offer from cork,Ireland and will get salary approx. 3,600 euros/month. Could anyone let me know (1) how much will be net income after reduction of all type taxes etc. (2) and living cost (for a single person including rent house (1 bed apartment is fine), food, etc)


      3 Answers Feb 14, 2014 at 1:05 PM
    • Connection from Cobh to Cork before 6 am

      Cobh Jan 20, 2014 at 12:55 AM

      Is there any connection from Cobh to Cork around 5 am? I need to be in Cork at 6 am on Monday.

      2 Answers Jan 20, 2014 at 6:39 AM
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      Party New Years Eve in Cork

      Cork Dec 8, 2013 at 2:07 AM

      Hi everyone! :) I'm Léa from France, and with some friends from other countries in Europe, we are going to Ireland for the coming holidays. We would love to do new years eve in Cork. We'll go to pubs in the evening then night clubs. But then I wonder if there would be some places open until very late (i mean until it's day time again) cause we plan to really party all night. Can you name some places which will be open all night long that night ?
      Thank you !!!


      1 Answer Jan 3, 2014 at 3:56 PM
    • Mr & Mrs O'Neill

      Kealkill Nov 2, 2013 at 1:19 AM

      Is there any memory to Mr Dan and Mrs Jo O'Neill left in Kealkill? They owned the pub in the 60's and I lived with them when I was a child of 7 for about 7 months. Went back to see them in 1989 - Dan was so old and frail, Jo was a bit younger. Nellie still lived with them. I know they are now all deceased, of course. The pub was called The Brown Pub in 1989 and I don't think that's what it was called in the 60's. I want to come back to Ireland (from Australia of course) and Kealkill will be the most important stop for me. I lived all over the world as a child, but Ireland is my spiritual home, I am sure of that.
      Mardi Palmer (nee Rea)

      4 Answers Nov 2, 2013 at 3:05 AM
    • Cork City Gaol

      Cork Oct 7, 2013 at 10:42 AM

      Is the gaol in cork worth visiting? What is there to see there?

      2 Answers Oct 7, 2013 at 3:12 PM
    • Free Parking walking distance from Cork Kent train station

      Cork Sep 29, 2013 at 6:18 AM

      Hi, anyone know of free parking walking distance from Cork Kent train station? I am not in a hurry - can walk up to an hour. Thanks

      1 Answer Sep 29, 2013 at 12:47 PM
    • Pedestrian Bridge

      Cork Sep 18, 2013 at 4:30 AM

      Hi I was wondering I seen a programme on tv about cork and there was a bridge over looking the sea, could you please tell me the name of same please.
      Thank You.

      3 Answers Sep 18, 2013 at 4:00 PM
    • Cork late night

      Cork Aug 28, 2013 at 5:09 AM

      I am planning a trip to Cork next August with a group of friends. Energetic party goers on the trip will be disappointed if the city shuts down by 2am. Can anyone tell me how long and where one can keep the party going in Cork?

      Also, the trip will encompass a Sunday. Can Sunday be a lively evening in Cork?

      3 Answers Oct 7, 2013 at 3:22 PM
    • spike island

      Cobh Aug 16, 2013 at 11:29 AM

      Is the spike island tour any good and do you get to go into the prison.

      1 Answer Aug 19, 2013 at 3:33 AM
    • Name of Shop

      Kinsale Aug 4, 2013 at 6:33 AM

      What is the name of the shop right in town that has souvenirs and also Irish sweaters?? I believe Mick is the owner and his wife and daughter also work there!!!

      2 Answers Aug 4, 2013 at 9:40 AM
    • Fota Island Sheraton

      Cork Jul 19, 2013 at 8:26 AM

      We will be staying at the golf resort for a week, playing three days and exploring Cork, Kinsale, Cobh on the other days. One reason we picked the resort was the close proximity to the rail station, however we thought we'd be able to walk from the hotel to the rail station. Does anyone know if this is possible? Does the hotel have a shuttle, when does it run? If we spend the day in Cork will we be able to get back in the evening after dinner? or will we need a car after all?

      2 Answers Sep 29, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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      down hill mountain biking in macroom

      Macroom Jul 16, 2013 at 12:21 PM

      My son is a down hill mountain racer if we bring his bike is there any tracks to practice on

      1 Answer Jul 18, 2013 at 11:53 AM
    • Food shopping in Kinsale

      Kinsale Jul 3, 2013 at 9:03 AM

      Our boat is in the marina at Kinsale and I need to do a reasonably big food shop before we set out to sail to the Scilly Isles and Brittany. Is there a supermarket which would deliver to the marina (we won't have a car)?

      2 Answers Jul 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
    • dublin to cork

      Cork May 14, 2013 at 7:46 AM

      am coming over by ferry to dublin whats the best way to cork

      4 Answers May 15, 2013 at 4:04 AM