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Ireland is a Gorgeous place to Explore

Howth Ireland

The Irish seascapes are breathtaking, the food is fresh and the scene is lively with music just around every corner.

We spent time in Dublin, Dalkey, and Howth. 

We feasted on tiers of lobster, crab, and fish in Howth, a small fishing village outside of Dublin. 
Ireland Howth Lobster

Restaurant in Howth

The towns along the coast outside of Dublin are perfect for exploring.

We spent lots of time in Dalkey which is an adorable village and home to both Bono and Enya.  We really enjoyed eating at The Queens Bar and Restaurant.

Ireland Queens Dalkey

Queens Restaurant in Dalkey

The Steak on the Stone was Fabulous.
Ireland Steak on a Stone

Steak on a Stone The Queens Restaurant in Dalkey

We enjoyed strolling into the bakeries, flower shops and gastropubs. 
Ireland Dalkey

Cafe and shops in Dalkey

Irish Bakery

Irish Bakery

Ireland Flowers Dalkey

Flower Shop in Dalkey

Ireland Guiena Pig

 Guinea Pig in Dalkey

There’s lots to do in Dublin that include a tour of Guinness, A trip to The University of Trinity where the Book of Kells is on display. 
Trinity College Library Dublin

Trinity College Library Dublin

We managed to do most of it, but there is still so much to see. Have you ever visited Ireland before? If so, where are your favorite places?


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  • Reply
    June 24, 2014 at 11:07 am

    My husband was Irish. I would love to go there. It just looks beautiful.

    • Reply
      Carrie Pacini
      June 24, 2014 at 11:19 am

      Thanks Mary, Ireland is a beautiful place, I want to revisit :)

  • Reply
    Michele Crocco
    March 6, 2016 at 4:53 am


    My husband and I honeymooned in Ireland 28 years ago. As an aside, we are still happily married. We rented a car and took off! We were all over (except for northern Ireland). LOVED it! We wanted to share the experience with our 2 sons, so we took them about 7 years ago. We too toured Trinity College. It was a DREAM! Thanks for the lovely photos that took me right back to my roots.

    Michele C.

    • Reply
      Carrie Pacini
      March 6, 2016 at 9:56 am

      Hi Michele, how neat! We had so much fun in Ireland and food was amazing. The restaurants and gastropubs some of the best. It was fun seeing groups of ladies in pubs having tea.

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