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Ireland Vacation – Why are you waiting?

You probably already know that there are some great reasons to come to Ireland on vacation that never change. You will find thousands of reasons throughout literature, news and on the web as to why Ireland should be  chosen as … Continue reading

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Cork Week 2010 – Ireland’s sailing festival

The eagerly anticipated staging of Cork Week 2010, Ireland’s premier biannual sailing regatta is just weeks away and is shaping up to be a spectacular event. The organisers have confirmed boat entries from throughout Ireland & the United Kingdom and also … Continue reading

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Irish Surnames – Sheehan, Sheahan, Sheen coat of arms

To further enhance our ever popular profiling of Irish surnames we’ve decided to move the fearure to our blog and allow for better and improved user interaction and feedback. Taking the spotlight today is the name Sheehan or Sheahan. The … Continue reading

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Comedy Festivals in Ireland

What is it about Ireland and the world renowned Irish sense of humour? Maybe it is a nationwide sense of mirth to laugh at everything about ourselves, coined by the Irish phrase of “taking the mick”, meaning having a laugh. … Continue reading

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10 Best Places to visit in Ireland in 2010

DiscoveringIreland have just compiled a list based on our Guest’s feedback as to the top 10 places to visit in Ireland for 2010. We’d love to hear what you think…

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Irish Hotels in Top 5 in Europe for Value

Hotels in Ireland are now among the cheapest throughout Europe with only Hungary, Poland & the Czech Republic having lower average rates. According to the Hotels.com Hotel Price Index, the average price of an Irish hotel room fell by 21% … Continue reading

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We're hiring again at DiscoveringIreland

Due a phenomenal year here at DiscoveringIreland, we are currently recruiting candidates for our German and U.S Teams to work as Sales Guides selling vacations to Ireland. Positions are based in our Skibbereen, Co Cork office and also in our … Continue reading

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Four Star Hotels in Ireland -The official List

Following last week’s listing of 5 Star Hotels in Ireland , the full Fáilte Ireland list of Irish 4 Star hotels is below. 4 Stars Hotels in Ireland County Carlow BALLYKEALEY MANOR HOTEL MOUNT WOLSELEY HOTEL SPA & COUNTRY CLUB RAMADA … Continue reading

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Five Star Hotels in Ireland – The Full Official List

We often get questions about the official Star Ratings of hotels in Ireland. It is often much easier to find the many other ratings that are voted for by hotel Guests including on sites like Tripadvisor  and, indeed, on our own website … Continue reading

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Supporting SAREN's petition to retain West Cork Today radio program

SAREN, the Skibbereen And Region Economic Network, has today launched a petition asking UTV-Media to reverse its decision to scrap the West Cork Today program presented by David Young on its C103 station. Being based in Skibbereen in West Cork we … Continue reading

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