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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.

    • Is it worth it to stay overnight here?

      by dzuber Online Now May 3, 2016 at 4:18 PM

      we are coming from Doolin- should we plan on staying on the inishmore for 1 night to enhance the experience wanted to bike ride and enjoy
      Where do we catch the ferry if coming from Doolin? I am assuming pretty chilly in May?

      2 Answers May 3, 2016 at 4:49 PM
    • Nightlife on inishmore

      by SiobhanClare Online Now Jun 16, 2015 at 6:03 AM

      what is the nightlife like on inishmore? would there be many people around of a sunday night we planning on going this sunday the 21st? is it true theres a nightclub on the island

      8 Answers Jun 16, 2015 at 5:33 PM
    • B & Bs on inishmore

      by jkathman Online Now Sep 30, 2013 at 3:10 PM

      Best B&B on Inishmore?

      1 Answer Sep 30, 2013 at 7:22 PM
    • Transportation

      by lexiweber Online Now Apr 19, 2013 at 6:27 AM

      Hi! I will be on the island for a night in May and want to get to Westport in County Mayo. What is the best way to do this? We have such a limited amount of time and really want to see both places, so any sugestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much!

      2 Answers Apr 20, 2013 at 3:08 AM
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      Only 3 hrs to visit the island?

      by schmechi Online Now Apr 12, 2011 at 11:59 PM

      Regarding there are ferries to Inishmore from Ros a'Mhil at 1pm. The last return ferry will be at 5pm. Regarding to my information the sailing time will be 45 minutes...

      So do you think, that this short time on the island suffice to get an impression and to visit the major sights by rented bycicle? I realize, that it will probably be a very compendious tour, but unfortunately my time is very limited and I'd like to visit parts of Connemara (I'm thinking about Kylemore Abbey and a quick look at the Twelve Bens) ante meridien...

      Or should I even forego the Aran islands and make a more detailed Connemara-tour?

      1 Answer Apr 13, 2011 at 7:32 AM
    • Irish Greetings

      by aacalhoun Online Now May 16, 2010 at 11:46 AM

      I would love to learn a few words in Irish to use in Gaeltacht areas. I have a book on Irish place names and have learned a little from that. And I know how to say Slainte. But I know little else and when I know the word, I worry about correct pronunciaton. Might you tell me a few phrases such as "hello," "please," "thank you" "pardon me" and "where is.." along with some type of pronunciation guide (this is the hard part, I think). Thank you so much.

      3 Answers May 26, 2010 at 4:20 PM
    • Trap to visit

      by Warnier Online Now May 30, 2008 at 5:16 AM

      Can 4 grown up sit in one poney's trap, please, and how far can we let him go ? Antoine

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2008 at 9:51 AM
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      Horse riding

      by wombles Online Now Aug 7, 2007 at 12:19 PM

      I keep coming across references to horse riding on the island but am yet to find any info on how to arrange or book anything - anyone with any suggestions?

      4 Answers Aug 13, 2007 at 3:02 PM
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      Surfing on Inishmore?

      by GemTones Online Now Nov 11, 2006 at 4:35 PM

      My niece is getting married on Inishmore in September of '07. I am debating making the trek from California. I know there is quality surf in parts of Ireland and that September is a good month for swells, does anyone know if there are surf spots on the island. It would seal the deal for me.


      3 Answers Jun 18, 2007 at 4:14 AM
    • B&B's on Inishmore

      by ltamaki Online Now Aug 8, 2005 at 5:49 PM

      Planning to visit the island for a night in September. Do i need to book a B&B before I go? If so, any recommendations?

      1 Answer Aug 9, 2005 at 7:27 AM
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      life on the island

      by celtic_king Online Now Jan 17, 2005 at 1:43 PM

      would inishmore be a nice place to live?

      1 Answer Jan 17, 2005 at 3:18 PM
    • aran islands Ireland

      by micke Online Now Dec 23, 2004 at 7:46 AM

      would like to get the name, email or address of the Band B on innismorhre (big island) that is nearest to dunanegus (sp).

      1 Answer Dec 31, 2004 at 7:19 AM
    • How is life on Inishmore?

      by Seamus7 Online Now Nov 22, 2004 at 8:54 AM

      How is life on Inishmore?

      6 Answers Nov 25, 2004 at 6:43 PM