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Ireland on a Budget

The Emerald Isle is one of the most sought after vacation destinations. But sometimes, our wallets have trouble following. Irish Fireside found seven options for someone trying to see Ireland on a fixed budget-most of them for under 25 pounds a person! For an old fashioned night, stay in old Irish train cars renovated into […]

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Of Irish Filmology

Ireland has made numerous contributions to the world cinema over the last several decades. Some of those films stand out as notable and great indeed. The film known as “The Commitments” is perhaps the best known film from Ireland. It was released in 1991 and was a comedy based on the book by Roddy Doyle. […]

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: Irish American of the Year

The Irish American of the Year goes to….Boston Mayor Marty Walsh! Presented by the Irish American Partnership, the group chose Walsh for his determination of spirit which they believe to be an Irish value. Born to two Irish parents from County Galway, Walsh’s family settled in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. Saying that the award “[meant] a […]

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