Discovering Hidden Ireland, Jospehine Ryan’s book launch pulled in the crowds It was a packed house at the launch of Josephine Ryan’s new book Hidden Ireland at The Little Museum in Dublin recently. The book, which offers readers a glimpse into some of the Ireland’s most fascinating old county homes where visitors can spend the ... 12/6/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Linen Hall Library Awarded Museum Accreditation Belfast's Linen Hall Library has been awarded museum accreditation by Arts Council England in partnership with the Northern Ireland Museums Council. The accreditation applies to three of the library’s renowned collections: Burns and Burnsiana which is ... 12/4/2016 - 11:59 pm | View Link
Brian P. Burns considered front runner as Donald Trump’s Ambassador to Ireland Works from his renowned personal collection of Irish art have been exhibited at Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the Yale Center of British Art in New Haven, Connecticut , and the Phoenix Art Museum in Arizona. He was a ... 12/4/2016 - 9:44 pm | View Link
Dublin Attractions Ready to Up Their Game with Culture While there, they gained insights from some of Edinburgh’s top attractions and tourism institutions including The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle, The Real Mary King’s Close Experience, Edinburgh World Heritage and Festivals Edinburgh. 12/1/2016 - 4:13 am | View Link
Kenya officially joins Ireland’s Centenary commemorations The African nation’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, the most popular woman in the country, officially opened an exhibition at the National Museum here in Nairobi Mrs Kenyatta has been honoured by the UN and drawn support from celebrities including Madonna ... 12/1/2016 - 3:51 am | View Link
Exhibits Treasures from the Collections of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum November 5, 2016 - March 12, 2017. Closed Mondays, during exhibit installations, and ... 12/5/2016 - 4:46 pm | View Website
National Museum of Ireland National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, including the Great Seal of the Irish Free State, is the part of the collection kept at the Collins ... 12/5/2016 - 12:54 am | View Website
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum “The Irish Famine of 1845 to 1852…” MDH. The Irish Famine of 1845 to 1852 was the greatest social calamity, in terms of morality and suffering, that Ireland has ... 12/3/2016 - 8:44 pm | View Website
Northern Ireland War Memorial Christmas 1941. Saturday 3rd December 2016 10.30am – 4pm Visit the Northern Ireland War Memorial to experience a Wartime Christmas for all the family. 12/3/2016 - 4:48 pm | View Website
National Maritime Museum of Ireland Ireland’s National Maritime Museum is housed in Dun Laoghaire’s 180-year-old Mariners Church, directly opposite the new DLR Lexicon library and easily accessible ... 12/3/2016 - 9:31 am | View Website
Give the gift of thrift and get your jet-setters something they can really use: an app that signals the best airfares the minute they are available. DealRay has launched a new budget travel app for iPhones that alerts users to the best real-time deals on low-priced airfares based on your home airport.
By Andrea Sachs, The Washington Post
Seventy-three million Americans travel abroad every year. In the 2015 fiscal year, the State Department issued nearly 50,000 emergency passports, responded to 31,581 “welfare and whereabout” queries and scheduled 9,425 visits to Americans imprisoned overseas. More than 10,500 U. S. citizens also died on foreign soil. (The data includes tourists and expats.) The moral of the stats: Stuff — serious stuff — happens during international trips.
By Rachel Walker, Special To The Washington Post
FAIRBANKS, ALASKA — Clouds roiled on the horizon, saturated and spitting as six of us waited in the sterile anteroom of the Northern Alaska Tour Company’s aviation office in Fairbanks. A giant map of the state hung on the wall, and my gaze returned to it repeatedly.
By Bloomberg News
Delta Air Lines Inc. passengers flying coach between New York City and California may get a treat rarely seen on U. S. flights since 2010: free meals.
The airline is testing the complimentary food on flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles and San Francisco, which are some of the industry’s most competitive and most profitable routes.