Tweet At first there’s disappointment. Your favourite band is embarking on an international tour and your city isn’t in the lineup. Or worse, they are coming but it’s already sold out. But then, an idea strikes you. Gig holiday. Bell X1 at Bush Hall in London. Whether emigrants or visitors, half the room was Irish [...]
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Tweet O’Casey’s classic tragicomedy derives its strength from its searingly accurate dialogue, which is funniest to those who know Dublin and the argot of Dubliners well. The tribal nature of the piece was laid bare at the opening night of its run in London’s National Theatre, where the audience seemed willing to join in on [...]
Tweet UPDATE: Check out our 2012 Guide to Planning for St. Patrick’s Day. Thanks to a much-needed revamp a few years ago, the St Patrick’s Festival now extends to a whole week of events marking the feast day of Ireland’s patron saint. Many of these events are happening around the capital – so if you’re [...]
Tweet UPDATE: Check out our 2012 Guide to Planning for St. Patrick’s Day. As everyone knows, the feast day of Saint Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint, is also a day when all things Irish are celebrated the world over. To that end, IrishJaunt has rounded up some of the stranger spots where you may be surprised [...]
When visiting Ireland, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is how to get from the airport to your hotel or hostel. Here’s IrishJaunt’s no-nonsense guide to getting to and from Ireland’s airports.
Cork is a good city to visit when it comes to going out for a drink or two. To that end, here’s IrishJaunt’s ten-step guide to the best bars in Cork City – everything from old man pubs to gastropubs to nightclubs.
The Dublin Rock ‘n’ Roll Bus Tour, operating since 2008, is one of the best ways to get a sense of the musical hum of the city.