Arthur’s Day, a holiday for Guinness

September 27th is an unofficial holiday in Ireland- it’s Arthur’s Day. A national celebration to honor the man who founded the most famous thing to come from Ireland back in 1759…Guinness of course! Today Guinness is brewed in nearly 60 nations around the world, including countries like Nigeria (shh, Guinness *or better yet, British drink…

Tall Ships in Dublin 2012

This past weekend, Dublin’s Liffy river and docklands were overrun with tall ships and spectators. It was a festival atmosphere as an estimated 500,000 people visited on Saturday alone to see some magnificent ships, listen to live music, ride carnival rides, shop and eat just about anything their heart desired to celebrate tall ships Dublin…

Centenary of Bram Stoker’s Death in Dublin

This month there are events happening around the city to celebrate the centenary of Bram Stoker’s death in Dublin. Tonight, we attended readings from Dracula by actor Laurence Foster in the magnificent St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. It was a fantastic evening and amazing to see the cathedral with spooky lighting and to hear the beautiful organ add to the…