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'Ireland's most charming city' - New York Times spends 36 Hours in Galway

The West's awake<p>The New York Times' famed 36 Hours travel series has paid a flying visit to Galway, and the review is glowing.<p>"Welcoming and walkable …

Ireland

Rediscovering Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way

After nearly a decade living abroad I decided to move my family back to Ireland. I didn’t know what kind of Ireland I would find and after so many …

Ireland's 100 best places to stay - just five 5-stars make the cut

STAY 2016 checks in...<p>McKennas' Guides has released its app of the 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland for 2016, and it's an intriguing mix.<p>"Star …

Ireland

Getting Around

There are so many ways to explore the Wild Atlantic Way. From islands and beaches to mountain passes, clifftops, woodland, bog, and more, there’s a …

8 Places Within An Hour Of Dublin For A Magical Sunny Sunday Adventure

We're so lucky that we've got so many great places right on our doorstep in Dublin.<p>Since we're facing into a sunny Sunday, you'll surely want to do …

Ireland

12 of the cosiest cafés in Ireland to chill out with a good book

WORLD BOOK DAY is nearly over, but there are still so many books to be read. Forget the wifi, leave the laptop at home, and cosy up in these …

The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland: Drama, and 8 Visiting Tips

Ireland’s famous Cliffs of Moher.Wowza, are the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland ever stunning! That said, we had some major drama while visiting. Read on …

Ireland

Dublin Whiskey Guide

The Palace Bar<p><i>Image credit: thepalacebar.com</i><p>A ‘proper’ old pub beloved by cantankerous writers of yore, The Palace Bar is just off Temple Bar’s main …

Fancy a pint? Here are 11 Dublin pubs with a whole load of history

SO YOU FANCY a pint, but want a story to tell over it. Fear not, head to these historic spots.<p>1. The Brazen Head, Bridge Street Lower<p>Source: Joe …

Ireland's 100 best places to eat - they're not as expensive as you think

'Appy days<p>McKennas' Guides has released its app of the 100 Best Restaurants in Ireland, and it's sure to cook up some tasty debate.<p>22 new inclusions …

The New York Times spent a weekend in Galway and absolutely loved it

Where the River Corrib meets the sea in Galway Bay 😎 #GalwayCity #NimmosPier #LongWalk #I❤Galway #BackWest #ThisIsGalway #DiscoverIreland #Galway …

Dublin At Its Very Best – An Epic Brunch Menu And A Georgeous Stroll Along The Bay

If I only had a few hours to show somebody about Dublin I'd choose a weekend (naturally) and bring them for brunch and a walk by the sea.<p>Two things …

Food Preservation

10 Terrific Places You Must Experience In Dublin, Ireland

If you know where to head to, Dublin is one heck of an exciting city to explore! From the charm of the Irish, the rivers of Guinness and centuries of …

Ireland

This Connemara pub has the most beautiful views of Galway Bay

WITH SUMMER approaching (we hope), it’s almost time for a seaside pint – and there’s no better place for it than Pádraicín’s in Furbo, Co …

The Top 10 Things To Do On A Rainy Day In Dublin

The best pubs in Ireland for traditional music | Travel Feature

If the Irish didn’t invent the pub, they’ve certainly espoused its cause with great vigour. The pub retains a pivotal place in Irish society. It’s …

Guinness Storehouse in Ireland beats off competition from Buckingham Palace and the Eiffel Tower to be crowned Europe's top tourist attraction

• <b>Central Dublin attraction highlighted at prestigious World Travel Awards</b>• <b><br>Opened in 2006</b><b>, the site tells the story of 250 years of brewing</b> <b>stout</b>• <b><br>Visitors</b> …

Ireland

Michelin stars for Galway’s Loam and Dublin’s Greenhouse

12 Irish bars with a surprise behind the door

When entering an Irish pub, expect the unexpected.

Street Fighter

The West's Awake - 10 great reasons to visit Galway this summer

Kaleidoscopic Galway<p>Pól Ó Conghaile has 10 great reasons to go west, from casual food to craft beers and Connacht rugby.<p>Galway. Just say the word. …

17 Totally Easy Ways To Sneak Protein Into Every Meal

Get your grams in, one whey or the other.

Healthy Eating

Orange Is the New Black Season 4 Trailer Teases Darkest Season Yet

Plus another death cliffhanger mystery is in the mix.<p>From the very beginning, audiences, critics, and awards shows have had a hard time defining <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>. Is it a comedy? Is it a drama? Last year, the Television Academy decided firmly on drama and, as if to live up to that new Emmy …

TV

The Designer Behind Taylor Swift’s Edgy New Look

The singer's new gowns with thigh-high slits and lacy jumpsuits are all from Mary Alice Haney's line.<p>You’ve probably noticed a change in <b>Taylor Swift</b> as of late. Yes, girl is rocking a shock of bleach-blonde hair and an even choppier bob. But she’s also been undergoing a style evolution the likes of …

Women's Fashion

The Monkees to Release New Album and Head Out on Tour

‘Good Times’ includes songs written for the Monkees by Paul Weller, Rivers Cuomo, Ben Gibbard and Noel Gallagher<p>The Monkees turn 50 this summer as a fake and then not-so-fake rock band, and the album they’re releasing to mark the occasion brings together some surprising old material with some even …

New Albums

10 Powerful Mantras to Stop the Drama in Your Life

<i>The drama you are going through is not fueled by the words or deeds of others; it is fueled by your mind that gives it importance.</i>Why do we get so …

Self-help

The True Story of the Booze, Bullfights, and Brawls That Inspired Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway’s debut novel gave a voice to the Lost Generation—often by lifting it directly from his affluent expat circle in post-war Paris. A new book by Lesley M. M. Blume recounts the scandalous trip to Pamplona that inspired Jake Barnes, Lady Brett Ashley, Robert Cohn, and the characters …

Literature

'Wall Street does it wrong': Sallie Krawcheck's new investing platform takes a different approach to building wealth

Ellevest, which helps clients invest their money through portfolios of low-cost ETFs, draws comparisons to automated investing platforms like Betterment, Wealthfront, and Personal Capital, with one immediate difference: Ellevest is explicitly for women.<p>In an interview with Business Insider, …

20 Reasons London Is the Most Exciting City in the World

A wise man once said, 'Once you are tired of London, you are tired of life," and I am pretty sure this is the truest thing ever said. If you can't find something you like to do in London, you are pretty much incapable of finding things to do period. This city has absolutely everything, and there …

The best restaurants at Disney World's Magic Kingdom

Planning a trip to Disney World can be stressful. You need time off, a hotel, transportation — and when you finally do get there, it’s swarming with hordes of screaming, unruly children. The nerve!<p>And that’s when you realize, you didn’t even think about food. Sure, there are a lot of options …

Walt Disney Company

Forget being ‘ghosted’ – have you ever been Frankensteined?

The horror, the horror, the horror of modern dating. Just when you had a handle on the original digital nasty – ghosting, whereby someone stops texting you back and just disappears, like a ghost – and even accepted the second – zombie-ing, when said ghost returns from the dead, weeks later, …

Relationships