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August 27, 2009
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For all you foodie and craft beer lovers out there www.dublinpeople.com/content/view/2288/57/ (via @AnBordBia)

Shhh. Ten Dublin Secrets… www.independent.ie/travel/inside-ireland/dublin-a-new-city-afoot-1867010.html

Irish charity Trócaire going to pull out of 9 countries because of lack of funding from our government www.rte.ie/news/2009/0826/trocaire.html (via @Diddlyi)

Pres McAleese leads Irish tributes to Senator Kennedy www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2009/0826/breaking22.htm

A Milwaukee Irish Fest wrap up from Engaging Ireland + a wind up for next year’s 30th Anniversary! www.engagingireland.com/index.php?post_id=518534

Fodor’s Show Us Your Ireland Photo Contest www.fodors.com/contest/ireland

Dublin to Belfast train line interrupted until some time in 2010. www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/when-will-belfast-to-dublin-train-services-be-back-on-track-14467100.html

Michigan Irish Festival in Muskegon 18-20 Sept w/Solas, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy www.michiganirish.org (via @kerrydexter)

Nursing pints & making friends in Cork www.guardian.co.uk/tourism-ireland/cork-jazz-fest-west-sligo

Marconi’s wireless transmission has Irish roots. www.dspdesignline.com/219400206?cid=RSSfeed_dspdesignline_dspdlRSS

The amazing & apparently angelic celtic harpist Anne Roos http://cbs13.com/video/?id=59069

Ireland’s first eco-tourism destination. www.guardian.co.uk/tourism-ireland/eco-tourism-greenbox

Beara Peninsula is beautifully untrammeled. www.boston.com/travel/getaways/europe/articles/2009/08/16/the_ring_less_worn (via @kerryholiday @TourismMarketer @irishthymes)

“You can tell it’s summer. The rain is warmer…” Love this article: Dublin… Beginning at the pub www.jaunted.com/story/2009/8/22/141353/081/travel/Losing+Time+in+Dublin%2C+Part+1%3A+Beginning+at+the+Pub

More drizzle than sizzle in Ireland this summer www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/weekend/2009/0822/1224253069220.html

Boating Ireland’s only fjord http://goireland.about.com/b/2009/08/14/get-on-a-boat-in-irelands-only-fjord.htm

Things to do with kids in Dublin…but we’d do most of these, too! http://goireland.about.com/od/dublincityandcounty/tp/dublin_for_kids.htm (via @EngagingIreland)

Smithsonian Journey’s Ireland Hit List www.smithsonianjourneys.org/blog/blog/2009/08/19/travel-hit-list-ireland

The gypsy horse. www.examiner.com/examiner/x-14909-Boca-Raton-Exotic-Pets-Examiner~y2009m8d2-The-magical-gypsy-vanner-horse

More great awarding-winning Ireland pics. www.independent.ie/national-news/into-the-west–captures-the-real-spirit–of-ireland-1863123.html?r=RSS

A great slideshow from the Emerald Isle www.flickr.com/photos/magtimmag/sets/72157606236456936/show

Two new movies about “The Troubles” www.observer.com/2009/movies/whats-troubling-about-troubles

Tourists offer their take on Ireland www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2009/0819/1224252863484.html

Is “Irish-ness” inherited? www.independent.ie/opinion/columnists/kevin-myers/a-genetic-condition-could-explain-much-of-irish-history-1863135.html

New bike trails in Co Mayo. www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/0818/1224252774522.html

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