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8 Tips for Holidaying in Ireland

We’ve been doing the AirBnB thing for close to 2 years now, and have really enjoyed the experience.

Sometimes though we do get asked (what we think) are weird questions, so this is some advice for anyone planning on coming to Ireland on vacation, here are our tips. 450 more words

Undiscovered Ireland

The green fields of orange

History leaves confusing signals in its trail, even for its earnest pupils. Visitors who arrive on this island at this time of year will hear a lot about Northern Ireland’s marching season, but perhaps wonder why the Orange Order commemorates a battle closer to Dublin than modern day Northern Ireland. 424 more words

Tourist Attraction Reviews

DLRCoCo Arts / OPW Curator Project at dlr LexIcon

I am currently working on a curatorial project with DLR CoCo Arts Office and the Office of Public Works (OPW). In March 2015 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (dlr) County Council and the Office of Public Works (OPW) invited a group of older people from dlr County to work with selected artist/curator Claire Halpin to collaboratively select and curate an exhibition of artworks from the OPW Collection for the dlr LexIcon Municipal Gallery in November 2015. 98 more words

Claire Halpin

lots of construction work

Although the people of Glengarriff are not officially being informed about what’s happening on Garinish Island they can watch busy activities on Ilnacullin. Last year saw the felling of many trees in the Walled Garden, parts of which now look different: brighter and not any more jungle-like. 318 more words


Wannabe wrap-up post - FOSS Outreachy

The only not yet checked point on my check list to evaluate the completion of the program is the »Wrap-up blogpost«. I guess the title is intimidating me. 1,256 more words


GNOME Usability Test Observations (Part 1)

It’s been quite a while since my last post, so today may well be overkill – anyhow, it’s high time I documented and published results and observations from my usability test! 331 more words


day #1

I took a plane from Berlin via Paris to Boston. This sounds as simple, as it is amazing. Crossing half of the world, investing less than a day in time. 217 more words