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Stop Dreaming, Start Packing!

Are you dreaming of seeing Ireland and even more curious about how to see Ireland on a budget?

Are you among the 70 million people of Irish descent from all corners of the globe, part of the Irish Diaspora?

If getting to Ireland on a budget is part of your plan, this website is for you.


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Dublin's Free Museums & Galleries

10 Affordable Golf Courses in Ireland

Top 20 Irish Food Trucks to Try in Ireland

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My name is Colette Connolly and welcome to my blog, Ireland on a Budget, which was created in 2018 to showcase all the great things to see and do in Ireland, on a budget of course! Feel free to take a look around the site and follow Ireland on a Budget on social media for all the latest travel tips.

If you appreciate the travel tips and other information you get from this website, please consider supporting my work. Thank you (go raibh maith míle agat) ☘️💚



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January 25, 2023 / County Wicklow Attractions, Viking Ireland

New Vikings Drama Series Season 2 Release

The Vikings drama series that premiered on Netflix in 2022 and was filmed in Counties Wicklow, Meath and Kerry is...
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January 21, 2023 / County Kildare Attractions, Horse racing in Ireland

Race Your Own Virtual Horse

Would you like to race your own virtual horse, especially if it's like the famous thoroughbreds that have been produced...
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January 12, 2023 / Free Attractions, Heritage Sites

Ireland’s Heritage Sites Worth a Visit

For visitors who are interested in seeing some of the country’s beloved castles and other attractions, a trip to any...
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December 27, 2022 / New Attractions in Ireland

7 New Attractions in Ireland to See in 2023

If the Emerald Isle is on your bucket list in 2023, you might want to know about 7 new attractions...
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December 22, 2022 / Dublin Attractions

Visiting Dublin for the Holidays

If Ireland is on your list of places to see, consider visiting its capital Dublin for the holidays. This news...
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November 13, 2022 / County Waterford Attractions, Lonely Planet Guides

Waterford's Copper Coast Gets Recognition

The beautiful Copper Coast in County Waterford has made it to the Top 100 in Lonely Planet’s latest guidebook, “Offbeat...
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November 12, 2022 / Belfast Attractions, Whiskey Distilling in Ireland

Titanic Distillers to Open in Belfast

The historic Titanic Pump House in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, which at one time could drain a staggering 21 million gallons...
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October 16, 2022 / Irish Podcasts

Cavan Heritage Podcast Back for 2nd Season

The popular Cavan Heritage podcast is back and it promises to be better than ever! This news item contains affiliate...
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September 5, 2022 / Belfast Hotels

Titanic Hotel Belfast Celebrates Anniversary

Did you know that the Titanic Hotel Belfast was once the headquarters and the site of the historic Drawing Offices...
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August 11, 2022 / County Mayo Attractions

Achill Island Gets Well-Deserved Attention

Achill Island, the largest of Ireland’s offshore islands and on the Wild Atlantic Way, is basking in the glory of...
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