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Bernd Biege

Updated Articles and Resources

By Bernd Biege

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The Best Original Irish Foods Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When in Ireland, do as the Irish do - and eat like them too, oysters and all. You can have steaks, burgers and buffalo wings any day at home.
    • Women Traveling Alone in Ireland Created: Saturday, December 01, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Women travelling alone in Ireland - a problem? There are some places on earth where women should never travel alone, for whatever reasons - thankfully Ireland is not one of them. Which does not change the fact that woman travellers in Ireland should exercise caution, in several ways.
    • Temple Bar District Created: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Temple Bar is reputed to be Dublin's "bohemian quarter" - it certainly is full of entertainment, art and culinary action. It is generally regarded to be on the list of top attractions of Dublin. But does the reputation translate into reality?
    • A Personal Disclaimer from Bernd Biege Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A personal disclaimer from your humble author ...
    • Emergency Phone Numbers in Ireland Created: Saturday, November 18, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A comprehensive list of emergency telephone numbers for travelers in Ireland, including police, medical services, and fire.
    • Buying a Holiday Home in Ireland? Created: Thursday, January 19, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The basic knowledge you need for buying a holiday home in Ireland.
    • Bunratty Castle and Folk Park Created: Sunday, November 12, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Bunratty has made itself a name as one of the best attractions of Ireland over the years. A complete Victorian village was recreated with original and reconstructed buildings, a medieval castle and entertainment.
    • Dangerous Animals in Ireland Created: Friday, June 08, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Close Encounters of the Irish Animal Kind - How Not to Come to Harm
    • Get Your Own Little Brian Boru Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A short list of Brian-Boru-themed collectibles you might consider as a souvenir.
    • Yeats‘ Grave (Mistake?) Created: Friday, August 02, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A Curiosity Seldom Mentioned in Drumcliff, County Sligo ...
    • Easter in Ireland Created: Monday, April 02, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A Short Overview of Irish Easter Celebrations and Traditions
    • Ireland - Your Guide to the Best Attractions, Places and Activities Created: Saturday, December 02, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Explore this round-up of the top places to see and things to do in the different counties of Ireland. Pick up key travel tips for the Emerald Isle.
    • The Irish Smoking Ban Created: Thursday, May 17, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      A blanket ban on smoking in workplaces and enclosed public spaces is in effect all over Ireland. Now what does this mean to the visitor?
    • "The Knights Templar and Ireland" by Michael J. Carroll Created: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Michael J. Carroll has attempted to trace the history of the Knights Templar in Ireland with his latest book. Basically the first attempt at a such a marginal theme. Unfortunately a somehow flawed attempt - the book does neither convice as a piece of historical research nor as a useful guide to Templar relics.
    • The Irish Weather Created: Saturday, September 02, 2006 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Ireland and weather - a theme in itself ... but the Irish weather, come rain, come shine, is manageable. If unpredictable. That much is true ...
    • Useful Irish Phrases - A Short Introduction to the Irish Language Created: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Without immersing yourself into the language, you’ll not be able to actually hold a concersation in Irish. But you may spice your English (a variety of which is spoken by everyone in Ireland) with some Irish phrases and colloquialisms.
    • Entry Requirements for Visitors to Ireland Created: Saturday, August 26, 2006 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Information on passports, visas and vaccinations for travellers planning to visit Ireland.
    • Things to Do in Galway City Created: Monday, August 13, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Visiting Galway City in Ireland's province of Connacht? Here is a short list of recommended things to do.
    • Favourite Irish Drinks Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Going into an original Irish pub in Ireland and drinking just imported stuff should be outlawed. If you want to down a few - try the local brew.
    • Easter 1916 - When to Celebrate? Created: Monday, April 02, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The Easter Rising of 1916 is celebrated at Easter - which makes no sense at all. Only in Ireland ...
    • Top Sights and Attractions of Dublin Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      On a day out in Dublin, make sure you do not miss the best sights! All are actually in the city centre or at least on a bus route.
    • Top Nightspots in Dublin Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Dublin is a "Party Town", sometimes even known as Europe's Number One in this regard. There is no shortage of nightspots in Dublin. We have listed some of the best here.
    • Top Irish Films to Watch Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Ireland on the cinema screen - a list of recommended movies to give you that Irish feeling and a bit of an insight.
    • Ireland's Airports - International and Local Airports in Ireland Created: Sunday, January 21, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Complete list of Irish airports with connections within Ireland, European and long-haul flights, with links to further information.
    • Good Friday - (Not) An Irish Holiday? Created: Monday, March 26, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Is Good Friday a holiday in Ireland? Or "just" a holy day? Both - with differences North and South.
    • Top Sights and Attractions of Ireland - Best of Irish Created: Monday, June 18, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      What to visit in Ireland? The Top Ten Irish Sights are places you should not miss. Though, at times, they might be a bit crowded.
    • Why is it a Long Way to Tipperary? Created: Sunday, December 03, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      How did the distance to an obscure Irish town (or county, Tipperary is large) become the subject of the popular Great War song?
    • Glendalough Monastic Site and Lakes Created: Saturday, September 02, 2006 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Glendalough ranks among the most historic and beautiful places in Ireland. A visit from Dublin will take only a few hours - but is it worth it? Your About Guide to Ireland thinks it definitely is, let Bernd Biege explain.
    • Around Ireland Without a Car Created: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      What about travelling Ireland without driving a car? There are alternatives, but none of them perfect.
    • The Battle of Clontarf (Dublin 1014) Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Clontarf 1014 - a Battle just outside Dublin to decide who was to rule over Ireland.
    • Sights of Munster - Picking the Best of Ireland's Southwest Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      What are the top sights of Munster? West Cork and Kerry rank high, but there is more than coastal scenery in this Irish province.
    • Alcohol Laws in Ireland Created: Saturday, March 24, 2007 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      "A drop of the good stuff" is part of the typical Irish vacation, most people have a taste of Guinness or whiskey. But what does the laws say in Ireland?

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