Category Archives: Truly Irish

A Delightful Dublin Preview a Happy Weekend!

  Happy Friday, everyone! Do you have nice plans for the weekend? I gave a walking tour this afternoon and got drenched (my first soggy Vayable tour!), so I’m working on warming up before we spend the weekend puttering around … Continue reading

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Five Great Things About Temple Bar

A few months ago, poor old Temple Bar made a totally depressing list of top ten most disappointing places in the world. What a shame, huh? It’s never good to have such an infamous award in your city. (For the … Continue reading

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A Delightful Dublin Guidebook Update

I woke up yesterday morning and Delightful Dublin had a website. It was a pretty exciting morning, let me tell you! My delightful partner, Julie, she is awesome. We wanted to give you a place to sign up for our mailing list, … Continue reading

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Delightful Design / Drury Buildings Restaurant in Dublin

  Dublin’s new-ish restaurant on Drury Street called Drury Buildings is currently sitting comfortably in my top three for my favorite interior design in Dublin. Something about the combination of camel leather, turquoise velvet and colored water glasses made me want to … Continue reading

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Truly Irish / Giant’s Causeway Inspired Jewellery from Isle Jewellery

Today I’m really excited to share with you the work of a new company that I’ve recently discovered: Isle Jewellery. I discovered them perfectly by chance a few months ago when they followed me on Twitter (I love when I … Continue reading

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One Day in Belfast, Ireland

I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been to Belfast, even if we’re counting tagging along to Michael’s basketball matches. And I can count on zero hands the number of times I’ve really explored and appreciated … Continue reading

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How Irish Weddings are Different

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post over on Wedding Party about how Irish weddings are different from other wedding celebrations. I find these kinds of cultural differences fascinating, so I thought you might too! You can learn about … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Book / The Irish File

I discovered this book completely by chance while pulling props at Article in the Powerscourt Centre a few weeks ago. It’s a book of photography by Jon Michael Riley called The Irish File, Images from a Land of Grace, and … Continue reading

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In Season: May Blooms

This month, all of my favorite flowers are in bloom here in Dublin. Peonies, lilacs, gorse, irises. Peonies because they are the fluffiest, gorse because it smells like coconut, and lilacs and irises because they remind me of piano recitals when … Continue reading

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Six Irish Movies Worth Watching

How about an Irish movie night or six? And if you only have time for one, make sure it’s The Commitments. It’s our all-time favorite and really, really quotable. The Commitments / Snatch / Intermission The Guard / The Van / The Snapper What’s … Continue reading

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