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Not a souvenir, more a neat token...

I'm going to Dublin, Ireland for several weeks for work. Do you have any suggestions for something to acquire while I'm there that isn't a tourist-type thing and that is usually only doable if you're in a place for more than a few days? [more inside]
posted by fireoyster on Jun 24, 2014 - 16 answers

Two weeks in Ireland

My fabulous in-laws are taking the family on a trip to Ireland this summer. Please help us find the real gems! [more inside]
posted by cellar door on May 13, 2014 - 19 answers

Recommendations for Irish SIM card for American

I will be traveling to Dublin, Ireland frequently in the next 6 mos - year and I need to find an appropriate SIM vendor. I have done a ton of research but I am still hamstrung in terms of concrete advice. Here is what I know: I have unlocked my old iPhone 4 for this purpose. My husband and I have AT&T for our stateside smartphone service. My mother has Verizon (my preschooler will be with her). I will use the phone to call my husband and daughter nightly (probably two separate calls) and I will want some data coverage for navigation, texting, etc. I would prefer not to initiate any kind of contract until after the first trip. Any recommendations? TIA.
posted by wildeepdotorg on Jan 25, 2014 - 6 answers

What's the best way to get from Dublin to Giant's Causeway?

I'll be visiting a friend in Dublin in a few days, and we'd like to go see Giant's Causeway. Is there a good and easy way to do this that could get us there and back in a day? Or if you've done it spending the night somewhere, is there an in-between place you'd suggest? [more inside]
posted by Charity Garfein on Oct 7, 2013 - 9 answers

Broadband and mobile in Dublin Ireland?

As a follow up to this, my son is flying to Dublin tomorrow from the US, attending DCU. He's got an apartment lined up but will need to get Internet service for it and a SIM card for his iPhone 4S shortly after he arrives. He'll be there for about a year. We're looking for specific recommendations for Internet service and mobile providers, and where/how to sign up! [more inside]
posted by cosmac on Sep 10, 2013 - 11 answers

Ireland Itinerary

Please help me narrow down my Ireland itinerary before I go insane with indecision. [more inside]
posted by cobain_angel on Jul 3, 2013 - 23 answers

Where to go with a car near Dublin and Cork?

Driving Around Dublin: SO and I will be visiting Ireland (Dublin and Cork) for about a week and half right after Christmas and we'll have a car. What are some fun, interesting day trips from the two cities (or stops along the way between them?) [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Nov 26, 2012 - 14 answers

My wife and I are traveling to Dublin next week and we love traditional Irish music. Where should we go to do so?

My wife and I are traveling to Dublin next week and we love traditional Irish music. Where should we go to hear the best in the city? [more inside]
posted by Nelsormensch on Sep 5, 2012 - 7 answers

What goes best with irish breakfast tea?

What's the best breakfast in Dublin? [more inside]
posted by troika on Feb 27, 2012 - 9 answers

Who is the best mobile phone carrier in Dublin?

My cousin is moving to Dublin to go to medical school in two weeks. When he gets there, he wants to sign up for a mobile phone plan. He intends to get an iPhone 4 (not negotiable), and cannot wait until the 5 is announced for prices to drop. But which carrier does he go with? [more inside]
posted by jeather on Aug 18, 2011 - 8 answers

Setting up a 3 month home in Dublin?

Living in Dublin 9, by DCU. No car, own nothing but some clothes in a suitcase, and will be here for the next three months. Currently eating off of paper plates (the only plates I could find) and groceries (expensive, I think?) from the nearby Eurospar. How can I best manage being without a car, and how do I feed myself cheaply here? [more inside]
posted by Xere on Jun 14, 2011 - 13 answers

Two people in Dublin but one is alone

What should my wife do while accompanying me on a business trip in Dublin? [more inside]
posted by Lifeson on Mar 21, 2011 - 12 answers

Will need a phone

Would anyone confirm or deny that the Vodafone store in the Dublin airport is still there? And you can buy a pay-as-you-go phone for around $50 American? And it's near the arrival hall? [more inside]
posted by amethysts on Dec 15, 2010 - 5 answers

Just landed in Dublin. Where can I buy Ibuprofen (Advil) on a Sunday afternoon?

American traveller just landed in Dublin. Airline seat caused back pain. Traveller needs ibuprofen or Advil. How do we find this? It's Sunday afternoon. All we can find is panadol. Is there a way to get ibuprofen over the counter? Or even get it delivered? Our location is near = Inchicore Rd near the Kilmainham Gaol.
posted by valannc on Sep 26, 2010 - 17 answers

This weekend in Ireland

Fun things to do in Ireland this weekend? [more inside]
posted by patrad on May 25, 2010 - 6 answers

What to do in Dublin / Wexford / Hay-on-Wye / Hereford / London?

Traveling through Ireland, Wales, and England next week, with essentially ONE day each in Dublin, Wexford, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford, and London. Anything off the beaten path that we should check out? [more inside]
posted by D.Billy on Mar 1, 2010 - 19 answers

Affordable Overnight Parking in Dublin

I need to park a car overnight tonight in Dublin, Ireland, near the Samuel Beckett Bridge. I'd rather not spend 50 Euros, which is what the closest parking garage charges. Any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by billtron on Dec 15, 2009 - 6 answers

Someplace warm

What warm, relaxing, beach destination (probably in Europe) do you recommend that will be easily accessible from Dublin via RyanAir (or other low-cost carrier) this coming September? [more inside]
posted by wordsmith on May 28, 2009 - 10 answers

do I stay in Dublin or branch out to other places?

5 days in/around/near Dublin: What to do & where to go for the best time possible? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Apr 20, 2009 - 8 answers

Reasonable itinerary for Ireland travel?

Is this a reasonable time line for a visit in Ireland? We plan to bus the first four days then rent a car. 4/25 Arrival 8:35am Dublin Castle & Guiness Brewery 4/26 check out sites in Dublin / Cathedral / Kells / St Stephens Park 4/27 Drive west - stop Trim - end in Galway 4/28 Galway - explore Cliffs 4/29 Drive up to Belfast stop in Monaghan 4/30 Belfast - giants causeway - bushmills 4/31 Derry Belfast or drive south to Monaghan 5/1 Monaghan drive back to Dublin 5/2 N+N fly out 11:50am - Museum, Jameson Let me know if I am rushing it too much or skipping anything vital. If you have any cheap accommodations in Belfast or Dublin too that'd be great.
posted by kturner on Mar 11, 2009 - 11 answers

Americans Abroad?

Where can my sister watch the election returns in Dublin? [more inside]
posted by Doublewhiskeycokenoice on Nov 3, 2008 - 7 answers

London, Dublin, Cork, Here I come!

TravelFilter: Things to do in London, Dublin, Cork. Places to stay in Dublin and Cork. Indian Restaurant recommendations in London. General restaurant recommendations for either London, Dublin, or Cork [more inside]
posted by majikstreet on Jun 29, 2008 - 13 answers

What to see in Ireland?

Driving through the northern half of Ireland next week, does anyone have any suggestions on castles, sights, breweries, or distilleries that we shouldn't miss? [more inside]
posted by Grither on May 21, 2008 - 18 answers

Where to watch Six Nations rugby in Dublin?

Where should an American go to watch a Six Nations rugby match in Dublin? [more inside]
posted by bbuda on Feb 1, 2008 - 7 answers

What constituency am I in?

This is a question directed at the Irish MeFites out there. The General Election is drawing near, but I have no idea what constituency I'm in. Where am I? Please help! [more inside]
posted by macdara on May 13, 2007 - 7 answers

A Restaurant in Ireland for Christmas

Advice on restaurants in Limerick, Ireland that will be open on Christmas Day? Bonus points for restaurants with a fireplace. Alternately, recommendations on reasonably priced restaurants in Dublin with fireplaces for the last few days in December? [more inside]
posted by Caz721 on Nov 30, 2006 - 9 answers

He'll probably stab me if I request walk On The Ocean, but it'll be worth it!

How best to track upcoming gigs in Ireland? [more inside]
posted by antifuse on Aug 30, 2006 - 13 answers

Best way to rent in Dublin

Cardboard-boxes-get-damp-filter: Slothrop and I are less than a week away from our big move to Dublin. Help us negotiate the landmines. [more inside]
posted by dirtmonster on Aug 28, 2006 - 5 answers

Playgroups in Dublin

We are moving to Dublin with our eight-month old baby and I'm finding it difficult to find information on playgroups, nursery rhyme groups etc. Does anyone know of any? Generally, what sort of social activites are there for new Mums in the city?
posted by Mrs.Doyle on Apr 2, 2006 - 2 answers

All-Ireland Hurling Tickets

Is it impossible for a foreigner to get tickets to All-Ireland Hurling Finals? [more inside]
posted by unccivil on Feb 14, 2006 - 7 answers

What to do in Dublin for a weekend?

What can my parents and I do in Dublin for a weekend? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Feb 2, 2006 - 18 answers

Affordable Ireland Accomodations

Traveling to Ireland in Sept. Will be renting a car in Dublin and seeing the countryside for a week. Any suggestions for affordable (<100 eu per person per night) castle accommodations? Recommendations on B&B's also welcome. Also, what are the must-see, non-"touristy" attractions.
posted by unccivil on Jan 27, 2006 - 27 answers

No, it doesn't have to be Guinness Flavoured

Where is a cheap supplement store in Dublin? [more inside]
posted by antifuse on Dec 8, 2005 - 6 answers

Where can I stay and who can I talk to about working in Ireland?

Ireland Work and Travel Filter: I will be in Ireland for the month of September, to see what it might be like to live and work there, as well as have a nice holiday. I’m planning on staying in Dublin for most, if not all, of this trip. My professional background includes nearly ten years of experience in marketing and business development for architecture, engineering, and construction management firms. Additionally, I have some experience with sustainable/green building projects, project management, and document control systems. [more inside]
posted by trixie_bee on Jul 19, 2005 - 6 answers

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