This is one of one things I've been meaning to get around to for years. I'm a Canadian with an Irish passport (acquired through my Grandparents) that expired 20 years ago. I'd like to renew it and if possible, confer Irish citizenship on my common law partner. [more inside]
By mistake my company has booked me double baggage allowance for my flight to Dublin for a conference, so I have a capacity of 46kg. I live in London. What kind of heavy yet-hard-to-get in the UK thing should I buy to make the most of this? My only thought was a case of whisky or possibly a very large amount of Guinness. I only have one free morning (Thursday), which is also the day I fly out. Is there anything I'm not thinking of?
I am going to Ireland. Yay! We forgot to request a GPS with our car rental so I'm bringing mine from home (USA) in case they don't have any when we get there. Unfortunately, my GPS no longer holds a charge and has to be plugged in to work. Will my US cigarette lighter adapter work in an Irish car?
My fabulous in-laws are taking the family on a trip to Ireland this summer. Please help us find the real gems! [more inside]
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]
My cousin is trying to track down the exact location shown in this photo. The photo is about 20 years old, and was taken somewhere in Ireland.
Back home to Ireland for Christmas - what's the best pay-as-you-go mobile deal for a smart phone? [more inside]
A family member died. There exist two wills, one of which probably revokes the other - each was written in a separate jurisdiction (England, and Ireland). The solicitor of the later will is unwilling to release it to us. What are our next steps? [more inside]
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]
We're passing through London at the end of August (post-Olympics) for a couple of days on our way back from Ireland. We leave London on a Wednesday at 9pm from Heathrow terminal 1. I have questions about airports for our arrival in the UK. [more inside]
If you could go to one other city in Ireland besides Dublin for two days, what would it be? [more inside]
About six months ago I listened to a recording of a guy telling a story about taking a trip to Ireland with a co-worker who he barely knew, and the co-worker's father turned out to be Paddy Maloney, of The Chieftains. Where did I hear this? [more inside]
Ireland natives/Irish cooking aficionados: what are your tips to make some fantastic Colcannon? [more inside]
What's the best breakfast in Dublin? [more inside]
Best way to get to Dingle, Ireland from Canada? [more inside]
How hard is it really to get canned pumpkin in Ireland? [more inside]
Which passport do I use entering Ireland; US or Irish? I'm a recently naturalized US Citizen, who was born and reared in Ireland. I plan to travel to Ireland and am unsure which passport to show when I enter Ireland; my brand spanking new US passport or my Irish passport? [more inside]
Planning in two-week vacation with the wife in Ireland and Scotland. We've never been to either before, what should we know? [more inside]
I'm about to overstay my Holiday Visa in Ireland for just two days. How much trouble am I going to encounter? [more inside]
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.
I would like to take a horseback riding vacation in Ireland focused on cross-country jumping. I might have some time in February, is this a good time to go? [more inside]
We're going to Ireland in a few weeks and want to get a gift for the nice Irish-American woman who lives upstairs from us. Suggestions on what to get? [more inside]
Fun things to do in Ireland this weekend? [more inside]
I'd like to sing some good Irish songs with a bunch of kids (I play the guitar) to have them learn something about Irish culture. Could you point at some meaningful, beautiful, traditional Irish songs ? (Tabs, melody, lyrics and background resources welcomed).
Will rain do any damage to my pea coat? I'm going to Ireland next month and I expect I'll get caught in the rain a time or two. Will the rain do any harm to my pea coat that's labeled "80% wool, 15% polyester, 5% other"?
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]
Need a tech-savvy traveler, or voltage geek: my boss is taking a new Lenovo laptop to Ireland next week. Does she need a voltage convertor or just a plug adapter? [more inside]
Help me find good rock/punk shows or venues in Scotland and Ireland this March. [more inside]
Fiction-writing-filter: Was there any non-ambiguous English name for the modern-day "Republic of Ireland" between the years 1937 and 1949? [more inside]
I'll be working in Belfast next week and have some time alone at the weekend (29/08/09-30/08/09). What should I get up to? Any events I should be aware of?
How to suggest your property to location scouts for film/tv productions etc ? [more inside]
A week in Ireland [more inside]
How do we best finance our daughter's Irish University career (we're in the UK)? [more inside]
What are the best -- in terms of compelling writing and in terms of comprehensiveness -- books about the "Troubles" between Ireland and the UK over the past 50 or so years? Bonus points if available on Kindle. [more inside]
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]
I'm going to be in Dingle, Ireland for a week in May, and I had a question about driving and the relative sanity of my plans. [more inside]
I'm traveling to Belfast next month for the first time. Travel tips? [more inside]
Help me determine how much green blood runs through my veins. [more inside]