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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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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.

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June 20, 2022 / Blasket Islands, County Kerry Attractions

Blasket Centre in Dingle Reopens

The Blasket Centre in Dingle, Co. Kerry, was updated in 2020 to include a beautiful new viewing platform providing stunning...
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June 16, 2022 / Ireland's Public Transportation

Public Transport Fares in Ireland Reduced

For visitors interested in seeing Ireland by public transportation, the Irish government has reduced its public transport fares by 20...
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June 9, 2022 / County Sligo Walks, Sligo Attractions

Sligo Oyster Farm Experience on the WAW

If you’re adding the Wild Atlantic Way (WAW) to your list of places to visit in Ireland, why not add...
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June 5, 2022 / Flying Protocols, Traveling on Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus Safety Measures to Continue

While face masks are optional on some Aer Lingus flights into Ireland, rest assured that the airline continues to operate...
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June 4, 2022 / County Monaghan Attractions, Heritage Sites

Patrick Kavanagh Centre Officially Opens

The award-winning Patrick Kavanagh Centre in County Monaghan was officially opened earlier this week by Irish government officials. This news...
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May 30, 2022 / Book of Kells, Dublin Attractions, Trinity College Old Library

Trinity College Old Library Set for Upgrade

Have you visited the Trinity College Old Library in Dublin? This news item and page contain affiliate links and I...
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May 12, 2022 / Whiskey Distilling in Ireland

World Whiskey Day Celebrated in Ireland

World Whisky Day takes place each year in May and for anyone visiting Ireland, that means the opportunity to discover...
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May 9, 2022

Blueways in Ireland Receive Accreditation

Three Blueways in Ireland recently received accreditation, making them more desirable to tourists and staycationers in Ireland who are looking...
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May 4, 2022 / Festivals in Ireland

Dublin’s Literature Festival Set to Begin

Where better to celebrate Ireland’s writers than at the International Literature Festival in Dublin, which is set to run from...
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April 26, 2022 / Antrim Attractions, Northern Ireland Attractions, Walks in Ireland

The Gobbins New Tours Announced

The Gobbins Cliff Path, a popular tourist attraction in Northern Ireland, has reopened and is now offering five new specialty...
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