Frank Connelly

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Giorgio Locatelli's Sicily

Ancient Roman bikinis, Arabic couscous and the world’s best ice-cream … The Italian chef tells of his soft spot for Sicily<p><b>Sicily is the most exotic place in Europe.</b> It was the most important piece of land in the Mediterranean for thousands of years and lots of Greek and Arabic influences remain.<p><b>I'm</b> …

5 Towns in Sicily Worth Visiting on Your Next European Adventure

By Sean Hillen Jun. 3rd, 2014<p>Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock<p>Lying between southern Italy and northern Africa, Sicily presents an attractive, …

5 Perfect Dublin Itineraries

There's so much more to Dublin than rowdy pubs and thousand-year-old cathedrals. Ireland's capital city boasts a burgeoning food scene, home-grown …

Ireland

5 Under-the-Radar Gems in Ireland

By Johanna Lane, author of <i>Black Lake</i><p>There's much to see when traveling through Ireland, and with such a diverse mixture of urban and natural wonders, …

Ireland

The Official Website

Who is Joe Frank?<p>Joe Frank began his career in 1976 at WBAI, in New York City. In his Saturday night show, “In the Dark,” he experimented with live …

Dublin, Travel Secrets From a Local

<i>Global Yodel sent Lorcan Finnegan out with a DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Ireland to get his perspective on what it means to use a travel guide in his hometown. He sent back this amazing locals guide and a beautiful photo series of the streets of Dublin.</i><p><b>Global Yodel: Place you live?</b><p>Lorcan Finnegan: …

Ireland

Celtic Priest Divines Legends in Landscape of Aran Island

Dara Molloy is a Celtic priest who lives on the Aran Island of Inis Mor, off Galway and the West Coast of Ireland. He gave me an introduction to the area's history of rich Celtic spiritual traditions, and a lore-filled road map to the significant cultural sites across the island.<p><b>Meg: I understand</b> …

Ireland

The Best of Romantic Ireland

With castles and legends, Old World hospitality and indulgent experiences, epic scenery and fairy trees, Ireland is a world of romantic mystique.<p>Here are some of the key highlights from around the Emerald Isle:<p><b>> Ardmore and Environs</b> (County Waterford)<p>Quiet Ardmore offers jaw-dropping sea views, …

Ireland Travel Guide: Incl. Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, Connemara and more. Illustrated Guide & Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

Exploring the Best of Dublin

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Discover National Geographic Urban Insider Annie Fitzsimmons and Photographer Catherine Karnow's Favorite Moments From Their Recent Trip to Dublin.

Ireland’s best trips: Ancient Ireland

Ireland is a road-tripper's dream, with scenery and history in every direction. To turn your car into an instant time machine, all you have to do is hit the road and wind your way through middle Ireland’s collection of ancient tombs, Celtic sites and monastic cities, covering 3000 years in just …

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Ireland's best drives

Whether or not you're used to getting into the driver's seat from the right, and driving on the left, Ireland's (often pot-holed) two-lane roads make up some of Europe's most scenic drives. Particularly going village to village, pub to pub, on and off the rugged coastal drives of western and …

Discovering Dublin’s Coastal Villages

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I’d been to the Irish capital several times before, but had never ventured from the city center to the seaside towns along the coast. As I came to find out, these aren’t seasonal communities brimming with tacky T-shirt and ice cream shops, but rather idyllic suburbs of …

The Perfect Day in Dublin

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I’ve been to <b>Dublin</b> several times before, and have always found it to be a relaxing, almost effortless, city to visit with its eminently walkable city center bisected by the River Liffey into neighborhoods north and south. But this time, I was exploring the Irish capital with …

The Best Places to Eat in Dublin

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There was a time when I thought getting a world-class meal in Dublin involved hopping on a plane and flying to New York or Paris. Sure, I’ve enjoyed decent fish and chips and soul-warming bowls of Irish stew in the Irish capital, but spending time there has never revolved …

Rachel’s Dublin

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>After university, New Zealander <b>Rachel Farndon</b> tried out the 9-to-5 world and decided it wasn’t enough. So she sold everything she owned and bought a one-way ticket to Ireland. She’s been seeing the sights — from County Kerry to Dublin — for a year now (and chronicling her …

Molly’s Galway

Freelance journalist <b>Molly McCluskey</b> divides her time between Washington, D.C. and various cities in Europe — but keeps returning to the land of her ancestors, Ireland. She lived in Galway city last summer and will be returning for a second dose of Irish hospitality this summer. Here are a few of …

Dearbhaill’s Galway

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Dearbhaill</b> <b>Standún</b> <b></b>and her husband own and operate a restored 17th-century “hill village,” Cnoc Suain, just a short drive from <b>Galway city</b> on Ireland’s west coast. Though the Gaelic speaker and musician loves her rural retreat in the ruggedly beautiful Connemara district, she …

Erna’s Dublin

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Originally from a small town in northwestern Ireland, <b>Erna O’Connor</b> first came to <b>Dublin</b> to attend Trinity College in the 1980s. She now works at the preeminent institution, as a lecturer at its School of Social Work and Social Policy. Erna finds that Dublin’s friendly …

10 signs you were born and raised in Ireland

1. You know all the words to the <i>Home and Away</i> opening theme.<p>Whether you watched the show or not is irrelevant, because when push comes to shove you …

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Driving Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

The 'Wild Atlantic Way' driving route neatly packages the abundant attractions of Ireland's west coast, from West Cork to Donegal. The well-signed, easy-to-navigate route includes 157 'Discovery Points', where drivers can stop and learn more about the must-sees and lesser-known diversions of this …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

Things To Do In Dublin Ireland - Hacks and Mini Guide

What I’m Reading, Hearing, Watching, and Cooking

What I’m Reading, Hearing, Watching, and Cooking<p>May 31, 2013 by Tony Jones<p>Dear friend and colleague, Sarah Cunningham, interviewed me and Bruce …