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#126 Liam and the Old Souls of Ireland

2013-05-09 :: corey

In this episode Liam talks about Irish story telling and the old souls that bring tales to life as part of the launch of Gavin Greer's free ebook "Ireland: A Gathering of Stories" …

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#125 Your Smartphone in Ireland and the Best Apps for Irish Travel

2013-04-01 :: corey

In this episode, I chat with Jody Halsted and Stephanie Chastain about smartphones in Ireland and the best apps for Irish travel. …

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Corey's Visit to This Week In Travel

2013-03-05 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

In honor of the St Patrick's Day Season, Corey stops over at This Week in Travel where he chats about Ireland... and all kinds of other travel headlines. …

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#124B (AUDIO ONLY) When Is the Best Time to Visit Ireland?

2013-02-13 :: corey

The audio-only version of Episode #124 …

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#124 When Is the Best Time to Visit Ireland?

2013-02-13 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

In this video episode Corey considers a several factors that may influence when you will plan your trip. …

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#123 Exploring Ingenious Ireland with Mary Mulvihill

2013-02-01 :: corey

In this episode, we chat with Mary Mulvihill about Ireland's science and innovation contributions with a look at the Hill of Tara, Newgrange, the Antrim Coast, Dublin City, and interesting places throughout Ireland …

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#122 Jumping Into Ireland with Michele Erdvig

2012-05-20 :: corey

Michele Erdvig and Corey Taratuta cover some of the most popular Irish travel news in preparation for the 2012 tourism season. …

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This Week in Travel Interview

2012-03-27 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

The good folks over at the This Week in Travel Podcast invited Corey come on and talk about travel... RVing... and, of course, IRELAND!!! Enjoy. …

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#121 The Certificate of Irish Heritage

2011-12-20 :: corey

Karl Elliston answers all our questions about the new Certificate of Irish Heritage. …

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#120 The Thrill of Gaelic Games at Croke Park

2011-07-18 :: corey

It's the season of Sundays in Irish sport, and there's no better place than Dublin's Croke Park, the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), to take in a match. …

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#119 Fairy Hunting with the Family in Ireland

2011-06-30 :: corey

Jody Halsted gives her tips for traveling with the kids as well as shares her secrets to finding fairies on the Emerald Isle. …

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#118 A Horse Named Speedy Rambler

2011-05-24 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

It's time to get away from it all by visiting a horse named Speedy Rambler in County Tipperary. …

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#117 May the Road Rise Up to Meet You - In Honor of Pat Preston

2011-05-18 :: corey

We say good by to our friend Pat Preston, the Ireland Expert. …

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#116 Rural Ireland Chat with Ella McSweeney

2011-05-03 :: corey

Ella McSweeney tells about some of the interesting people and traditions she's encountered on her travels around Ireland for her radio and television programs. …

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#115 Thin Places in Ireland

2011-03-09 :: corey

We talk about mystical places in Ireland with author Mindie Burgoyne …

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#114 Discovering Your Irish Ancestry & There's No One As Irish As Barack Obama

2011-01-05 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We look at genealogy in Ireland and President Barack Obama Irish heritage. More info at http://irishfireside.com/2010/12/17/irish-genealogy/ …

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#113 Discovering Your Family's Irish Roots

2010-12-17 :: corey

Expert genealogist Megan Smolenyak delves into the tips and techniques for uncovering your Irish ancestry. …

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#112 Visiting Adare and Dublin

2010-12-09 :: corey

Corey chats with Anita Higgins from Adare and Fergal O'Connell from Dublin to shine the spotlight on the regions our Passport With Purpose winner will be visiting. …

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#111 Passports With Purpose Giveaway - audio only version

2010-11-24 :: corey

Here's an audio-only overview of the 5-Star City & Country Irish Getaway we put together for this year's Passports with Purpose. …

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#111 Passports With Purpose Giveaway

2010-11-24 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Here's an overview of the 5-Star City & Country Irish Getaway we put together for this year's Passports with Purpose. …

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#110 Until the Cows Come Home

2010-09-28 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Came upon this bucolic scene while visiting the cemetery near Templederry, County Tipperary …

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#109 News on Those Northern Ireland Travel Warnings

2010-09-04 :: corey

After the U.S. and Australia adjusted their travel information to Northern Ireland, we chatted with Heidi McAlpin, Belfast resident and editor of Belfast in Your Pocket. …

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#108 Skellig Michael During Puffin Season

2010-08-11 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We explore the ancient site of Skellig Michael in County Kerry and get a full does of seals, dolphins, sea bird... namely PUFFINS! …

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#107 A Day in Kilkenny City

2010-07-25 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Sunny day in Kilkenny City as we visit St Canice's Cathedral, St Francis Abbey Brewery, St Mary's Cathedral, St John's Cemetery, Kilkenny Castle, Grace's Castle/Courthouse, the Parade, the Hole in the Wall, the medieval gate & wall and Rothe House. …

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#106 A Visit to the "New" Waterford Crystal

2010-07-18 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We take you on a tour of the brand new House of Waterford where crystal will again be made in Waterford! …

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#105 Horse & Gig Ride Down Knockahopple Road

2010-07-08 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam's first lesson on driving a horse and gig. County Tipperary, Ireland …

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#104 Audiobooks with a Taste of Ireland

2010-05-21 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We have a listen to Frank Delaney's "Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show" and tell you about a way to get a FREE audiobook download. …

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#103 A Tour of www.DiscoverIreland.com

2010-05-18 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

In this video episode I explore some of the often-missed features on Ireland's main tourism website. …

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#102 Michele vs the Volcano

2010-04-21 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

The volcano in Iceland has upset travel in Ireland. We hear from two people affected by it's cloud of ash. …

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Special Episode: This Week In Travel

2010-03-22 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Corey was invited to spend a wee bit of St Patrick's Day with the gang at the This Week in Travel Podcast. Have a listen to their chat. …

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#101 St Patrick's Legacy with Dr Tim Campbell

2010-03-15 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We chat with Dr. Tim Campbell about the St Patrick's Centre and Counties Down and Armagh. …

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#100 Our 100th Episode... Starring YOU!

2010-03-10 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We celebrate this milestone with some of our listeners... and some other notable names in Irish travel. …

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#99 A Chat About Irish Travel with Michele Erdvig

2010-02-22 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We dive in to all things Ireland with our author and blogger Michele Erdvig. …

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A Look Back at 2009

2010-01-02 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We review the highlights and headlines of 2009 in this video montage. …

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#98 More Christmas in Ireland and a Chat with Stonecarver Sam Bates

2009-12-09 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

In this episode, we cover more Irish holiday traditions and chat with Sam Bates, an artist featured in our Holiday Gift Guide for his Celtic knotwork stone carvings. …

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#97 Christmas In Ireland

2009-11-24 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We look at Christmas memories from Bridget Haggerty and talk with Imen McDonnell about her life as an American married to an Irish Farmer. …

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#96 It's Not Such a Long Way to Tipperary

2009-11-13 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We chat with Peirs Duggan from glorious County Tipperary, and we thank our listeners for their votes in the Podcast Awards. …

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#95 Ireland in the Off-Season and Prehistoric Irish Instruments

2009-10-20 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

In this audio podcast episode, we talk about some of the unique aspects of traveling Ireland in the "shoulder season." Then we chat with Simon and Maria O'Dywer about some of Ireland's oldest musical instruments. …

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#94 The Engaging Ireland Interview

2009-10-12 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We sit down with Travis and Kathy Nelson from the Engaging Ireland podcast and get their take on trip planning, saving money and experiencing Ireland. …

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#93 The Auld Sod, U.S. Immigration & Customs Pre-Clearance and Holly Kirby

2009-09-02 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We talk about Ireland's new Pre-Clearance facility, chat about Irish dirt with Pat Burke and listen to Holly Kirby perform Carrickfergus. …

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#92 Dreaming of County Clare

2009-08-18 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We chat with Geraldine Enright from the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience as she talks about County Clare, Shannon Airport and opportunities a down economy can hold for those who travel. …

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#91 Tips for Getting Through Irish Immigration

2009-08-11 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Corey talks about Irish immigration and the steps you need to take to make sure you don't get turned away. He also talks about Irish Fest and the Engaging Ireland Podcast. …

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#90 Meaití Talks About Tradition & Milwaukee Irish Fest School

2009-06-23 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We chat with Meaití Jó Shéamuis about traditional Irish sean-nós singing, passing down traditions and Milwaukee Irish Fest School. …

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#89 Self-Catering Accommodations and Chat with Tom Sweeney

2009-06-03 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We answer some questions about self-catering accommodations and chat with Tom Sweeney about Irish-American culture and Irish music. …

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#88 A Chat with Tony Keegan

2009-04-25 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We introduce some new web resources and sit down and chat with our friend Tony Keegan. …

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#87 An Irish-American Welcome

2009-04-10 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We look back at some of the amazing people we met along the Irish-American Roadtrip and reflect on what it means to be Irish-American. …

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#86 Irish-American Roadtrip 26 - The Final Days

2009-03-30 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We close out our trip with a visit to the Raglan Road Pub in Kansas City, MO, where Danielle Fitzpatrick gives us some great Irish Dancing with music provided by Colin Farrell & Damien McCarthy. Then we head back to the cold and snow of Wisconsin. …

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#85 Irish-American Roadtrip 25 - Colorado & Kansas

2009-03-30 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We meet up with the Unsinkable Molly Brown, stop in at Fort Hayes and get a big smooch from Liam's cousin Joycie. …

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#84 Irish-American Roadtrip 24 - Utah & Colorado

2009-03-30 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We wrangle some livestock at Buffalo Bill's place and visit Liam's old haunts in Colorado. …

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#83 Irish-American Roadtrip 23 - Nevada & Utah

2009-03-30 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

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#82 Irish-American Roadtrip 22 - Anne Roos & the Celtic Harp

2009-03-30 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey stop to chat with Celtic harpist Anne Roos in South Lake Tahoe, CA. …

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#81 Irish-American Roadtrip 21 - Ventura to Tahoe

2009-03-30 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

This part of the roadtrip includes fields, fruit trees, a snowy mountain and a run-in with the law. …

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#80 Irish-American Roadtrip 20 - LA & Ventura

2009-03-21 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

A visit to our Irish-American friends Katie Harrington near Hollywood and Michael Connolly in Ventura. …

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#79 Irish-American Roadtrip 19 - Palm Springs

2009-03-21 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We enjoy some evening events in Palm Springs …

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#78 Irish-American Roadtrip 18 - Leprechaun Hunting in

2009-03-21 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We do some leprechaun hunting in Palm Springs …

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#77 Irish-American Roadtrip 17 - Featuring Shabu Shabu

2009-03-20 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

The Roadtrip hits Pasedena, CA, for an Irish-American-Japanese-German feast …

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#76 Irish-American Roadtrip 16 - San Diego Tea Time

2009-03-20 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

It's tea time in San Diego with Kim. …

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#75 Irish-American Roadtrip 15 - Temecula Posh Day

2009-03-20 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey take a break with what their friends in Ireland would call a Posh Day...relaxation, good times and pampering. All in Temecula Southern California Wine Country. …

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#74 Irish-American Roadtrip 14 - Route 66

2009-03-20 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey travel old Route 66 from Arizona to California. …

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#73 Irish-American Roadtrip 13 - Sedona & Flagstaff

2009-03-20 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey travel through Sedona and Flagstaff. …

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Happy Saint Paddy's Day

2009-03-16 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We are off having a great time...you'll have to visit www.IrishFireside.com to find out the details. …

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#72 Irish-American Roadtrip 12 - Phoenix

2009-03-16 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey visit some Irish-American destinations in Phoenix. …

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#71 Irish-American Roadtrip 11 - Tuscon & Phoenix Hoolie

2009-03-16 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

It's time for some Irish music history, an Irish-American Roadtrip Hoolie with the Sanfords, and there's even a little Irish poteen (moonshine) as well. …

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#70 Irish-American Roadtrip 10 - AJo

2009-03-08 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

While in Tucson, Liam and Corey make a special visit to Ajo, AZ …

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#69 Irish-American Roadtrip 9 - Tuscon

2009-03-04 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey make it to Tucson on their Irish American-Roadtrip …

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#68 Irish-American Roadtrip 8 - KS, OK, TX, NM

2009-03-04 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Corey and Liam dash west across Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico as they search for all things Irish-American …

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#67 Irish-American Roadtrip 7 - Iowa

2009-03-04 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

The Iowa roads weren't good to us, but Cindy from www.soupourri.com certainly was...as she let us make Irish oatmeal soap. Then we made it to the John Wayne Birthplace in Winterset, IA before calling it a night in Kansas. …

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#66 Irish-American Roadtrip 6 - Iowa Ice

2009-03-04 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

The snow and black ice turn the roads of Central Iowa in to ice rinks. …

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#65 Irish-American Roadtrip 5 - Pie and Gunder Burger

2009-03-04 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Breakfast with Tom Sweeney, an awful drive to Iowa and the famous Gunder Burger. …

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#64 Irish Set Dancing - Irish-American Roadtrip 4

2009-02-06 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We join a wonderful group of Irish set dancers as we pass through Minneapolis on the Irish-American Roadtrip. www.IrishFireside.com …

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#63b Irish-American Roadtrip 3 - Twin Cities

2009-02-02 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey have a very busy day in the Twin Cities in search of all things Irish-American …

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#63 Irish-American Roadtrip 2 - Minneapolis

2009-02-02 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey continue their search for all things Irish-American with a stop in Minneapolis. …

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#62 Irish-American Roadtrip 1 - Launch

2009-01-15 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Liam and Corey set off on their cross-country adventure. …

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#61 Merry Christmas, Armagh, Down & the Cooley Peninsula

2008-12-25 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

After giving away a few things, we sit down and chat with the former mayor of Newry and Mourne. …

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#60 The Giveaway

2008-12-13 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

This one is a little different as we share some details about our big Holiday giveaway, our Holiday Gift Guide and even announce some more ways you can experience the Irish Fireside. …

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#59 Irish Turf and FREE STUFF

2008-11-03 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We're giving away FREE STUFF and chat with the master of Irish Turf Incense. …

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#58 Irish Belleek, Tony Hearty & the Brobdingnagian Bards/Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

2008-10-22 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We enjoy our nomination to www.PodcastAwards.com, interview Tony Hearty about Irish Belleek and south County Armagh and feature the Brobdingnagian Bards. …

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#57 Interview with Katherine Webster and a Tribute to Tommy Makem

2008-09-27 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We enjoy a chat with Katherine Webster from County Clare and feature an original song honoring Tommy Makem …

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#56 “Sweeping the Floor” with Sean-Nós Dancing at Irish Fest

2008-08-25 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Ireland's top sean-nós dancers "Sweep the Floor" at Milwaukee Irish Fest. Oireachtas na Gaeilge took over the Gaeltacht tent and showed the crowd real Irish craic. …

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#55 Spirit of Galway at Irish Fest

2008-08-16 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We enjoy some Irish set dancing, explore Galway and enjoy some music at Milwaukee Irish Fest. …

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#54 Mobile Phones Abroad

2008-08-02 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

A look at mobile phone options for those traveling to Ireland as well as some listener mail and a song from Craic Wisely. …

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#53 iPhone in Ireland

2008-07-22 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

An overview of iPhone service in Ireland, as well as it's capabilities for easy photo uploads, blogging and photo blogging. …

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#52 Listener Mailbag

2008-07-06 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Corey has returned from Ireland and he's sharing some of your comments and feedback. …

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#51 Rising of the Moon

2008-06-21 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Tom Joe shares "Rising of the Moon" at a session at Jim O' the Mill near Upperchurch, Co. Tipperary. …

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#50 Posh Day in Dublin

2008-06-11 :: Liam Hughes

It's Posh Day and Corey enjoys High Tea, some theatre and some swanky accommodations. …

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#49 Chester Beatty Library & A Bad Hotel

2008-06-06 :: Liam Hughes

Corey discovers a favorite Dublin attraction and laments his sub-standand accommodations. …

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#48 Food, Folk & Fairies in Dublin

2008-06-06 :: Liam Hughes

Corey stays in a Dublin Hostel and spends the evening with Johnny Daly from Celtic Folk Tours. …

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#47 Achill Island

2008-05-24 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Corey is on-the-road and visits rugged Achill Island in County Mayo. …

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#46 Seascapes & Sand Dunes in Sligo & Mayo

2008-05-16 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Still on the road, Corey changes things up with a visit to the sea. …

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#45 Roscommon & the Entrance to Hell

2008-05-15 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Corey is on-the-road and visits some Roscommon sites and finds himself in an ancient underground room. …

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#44 A Walk in Ireland

2008-05-08 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Corey chats about the beautiful days Ireland has been having this week. …

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#43 Silvermines Mountain Hike

2008-04-23 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Time to take a hike along the ridge of the Silvermines Mountains. …

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#42 Gardens of Ireland - PART 2

2008-04-05 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We take a tour of Knockpatrick Gardens in County Limerick and answer some listener mail. Enhanced podcast...also available as an MP3 at www.irishfireside.com. …

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#41 Gardens of Ireland - PART 1

2008-03-30 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Spring is on its way, and we're heading to the Gardens of Ireland. Plus, Liam sings the Tipperary Waltz. …

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#40 Oireachtas na Gaeilge: A Celebration of Irish Language and Culture - PART 2

2008-03-16 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We celebrate the Irish language in song as Emer de Barra talks to us about Oireachtas na Gaeilge. …

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#39 Oireachtas na Gaeilge: Sean-Nós Irish Dancing - PART 1

2008-03-14 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Brian Ó Cuinneagáin introduces us to real Irish sean-nós dancing. He is a champion Oireachtas na Gaeilge dancer. Check back in a few days for interview featuring Oireachtas. …

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#38 Philadelphia Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration

2008-03-13 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Here's a session from Philadelphia's Irish Center, during the city's Saint Patrick's Day celebrations last weekend. …

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#37 Belfast: Bonfires & July 12th PART 3

2008-03-09 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We continue our look at Belfast and chat some more with Heidi from Belfast In Your Pocket. …

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#36 Belfast: Bonfires & July 12th PART 2

2008-03-03 :: corey

Heidi from Belfast In Your Pocket gives us a local's perspective of the celebrations that happen in Belfast and throughout Northern Ireland on July 12th. …

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#35 Belfast: Bonfires & July 12th PART 1

2008-02-27 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We share our experience at one of the many bonfires we visited on July 11, 2007, the eve of the Belfast Marching Day. More info in our show notes at www.irishfireside.com. …

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#34 Ireland Expert Pat Preston PART 2

2008-02-12 :: Corey Taratuta

We continue our interview with Ireland Expert Pat Preston. In this episode, she shares with us all kinds of details about Irish travel. …

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#33 Ireland Expert Pat Preston PART 1

2008-02-10 :: Corey Taratuta

We welcome a very special guest, Ireland Expert Pat Preston. In this episode, she shares with us all kinds of details about Irish travel. …

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#32 Dual Citizenship

2008-02-02 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We chat with listener Bill Sweeney about his experience obtaining dual citizenship...without ever having to leave the United States. Sorry about some of the sound quality. …

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#31 Winter Memories, Irish Farmstays and B&Bs

2007-12-31 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We kick off the New Year with some memories of winter in Ireland. Then we chat with some experts in Irish B&Bs. …

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#30 Lullaby for Caoilte

2007-12-23 :: Irish Fireside

In the spirit of the holidays, we give you this beautiful song performed by our friends in County Tipperary, Ireland. Merry Christmas! …

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#29 Dingle and Aine

2007-11-14 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Today it’s off to the Irish-speaking region known as the Dingle Peninsula. Our neighbor Aine tells us all about her summer school experience there, and she tells us a story that is sure to leave you in stitches. …

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#28 Celtic Colours

2007-10-05 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

October in Ireland is the theme of this episode where Corey talks about visiting Ireland in the fall, the Celtic Colours Festival and some plans he has made for his trip to Ireland. …

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#27 Session at Larkin's

2007-09-18 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Irish dancers take to the floor …

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#26 Session at Graces

2007-09-12 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Roche (with Liam) shares "Ned of the Hill" at a session in Grace’s in Cloughjordan, County Tipperary. …

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#25 Treasures of Ireland

2007-08-21 :: Corey Taratuta

Just back from 3 months in Ireland, we have loads to share...including our Treasures of Ireland Tour, some Irish-Gaelic and A Song for Ireland. …

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#24 Glenstal Abbey

2007-07-16 :: Corey Taratuta

We take you to Glenstal Abbey, where the monks celebrate Mass in Gregorian chant, the gardens provide a peaceful respite for visitors and the Icon collection present a look into Church history. THIS EPISODE IS iTUNES ENHANCED. AN MP3-ONLY VERSION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.IRISHFIRESIDE.COM …

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#23 LePoer Tower

2007-06-28 :: Corey Taratuta

We visit a hidden tower in County Waterford, try speaking a little Irish and get a traditional Irish song. …

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#22 Packing for Ireland

2007-05-25 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

On the eve of his departure to Ireland, Corey shares some of the items he typically packs for touring around Ireland. MOV VERSION AVAILABLE AT WWW.IRISHFIRESIDE.COM …

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#21 South Ireland: Wexford, Waterford, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Cork & Kerry

2007-05-11 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We chat with Mary O'Halloran and Marrie Keane about the southern most portion of Ireland. We also let you in on Matt Lauer's visit to Ireland and a possible sale at Aer Lingus. …

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#20 Shannon Region, Toasted Sandwiches and Limerick You're A Lady

2007-04-08 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We head to the lesser visited treasures of the Shannon Region, enjoy toasted ham, cheese and tomato sandwiches and Liam sings Limerick You're A Lady. …

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#19 Irish Fireside's Appearance on FOX6 WakeUp News

2007-04-06 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Here's a clip from our appearance on the FOX6 WakeUp News in Milwaukee. …

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#18 Buying and Owning Property in Ireland PART 2

2007-03-28 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

ATTENTION: MP3 version available at www.IrishFireside.com. Liza continues to share her recent experience searching for and buying her dream cottage in Ireland. We also tell you about The Gamer Traveler Podcast's Ireland episode. …

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#17 Buying and Owning Property in Ireland PART 1

2007-03-22 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Our friend Liza shares her recent experience searching for and buying her dream cottage in Ireland. We also give you one last chance to sign up for the Ireland Getaway. …

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#16 Saint Patrick's Day 2007

2007-03-15 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Enter our Trip to Ireland Giveaway, visit some Best Websites for Dreaming About Ireland and hear Liam sing Salley Gardens …

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#15 An Irish Fireside Update

2007-03-06 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Unfortunately Corey's down with the flu, but Liam has some updates for everyone in this pre-St. Patrick's Day Podcast …

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#14 "O Come Ye Back to Ireland," A Tour of Ireland Deal and More Messages from Our Comment Line

2007-02-25 :: Corey Taratuta

We go to our comment line to hear what our listeners have to say and field a few questions. …

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#13 Northern Ireland, Frozen Black Irish and Star of the County Down

2007-02-06 :: Corey Taratuta

We reveal Northern Ireland as an up and coming tourist hotspot and visit with John Bustard from the Causeway Coast and Glens. …

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#12 Downloadable Resources, Marc Gunn and Our Comment Line

2007-01-27 :: Corey Taratuta

We keep you dreaming about Ireland by telling you about a special coach tour of Ireland, several downloable resources, our comment line and music by Culann's Hound. …

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#11 Plan Your Dream Trip to Ireland

2007-01-03 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Stop dreaming about a trip to Ireland and start planning with our podcast dedicated to helping you get your trip to the Emerald Isle on its way. We provide you plenty of resources and talk to Marie McKown from Tourism Ireland. …

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#10 Inishowen, Brown Bread and the Wild Rover

2006-10-22 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We visit the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, make Irish brown bread and Liam sings the Wild Rover. THIS EPISODE IS iTUNES ENHANCED. AN MP3-ONLY VERSION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.IRISHFIRESIDE.COM …

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#09 Dublin Interview with Jenny Finegan

2006-09-26 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We introduce our e-newsletter and get the inside scoop on Dublin from Jenny Finegan from Dublin Tourism. …

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#08 The Cliffs of Moher, Roasted Salmon and The Devil's Bit

2006-08-26 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Katherine Webster, Director of the Cliffs of Moher New Visitor Centre updates on their construction, we taste some of Fionn mac Cumhaill Salmon and we finish up with a song by Theresa Larkin. …

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#07 Irish Fest, Ulster American Folk Park, Bread & Butter Pudding and Farewell to Nova Scotia

2006-08-12 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We celebrate the one time of year when Ireland comes to us, Milwaukee Irish Fest, we test out some new podcasting equipment, Liam gives us his secret to the best Bread and Butter Pudding just before singing us Farewell to Nova Scotia. …

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#06d Corey just returned from Ireland

2006-07-27 :: corey@irishfireside.com (Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta)
Length: 2m 3s

Corey tells you about his recent visit to Ireland and invites listeners to share their fondest memories of Ireland.…

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#06C Liam Is Off to Ireland...Again

2006-05-23 :: corey@irishfireside.com (Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta)
Length: 5m 33s

We wish Liam safe travels as he heads back to Ireland to search out some new destinations and discover some new songs to share with us here at the fireside.…

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#06B Dublin Bonus Episode

2006-04-29 :: Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta

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#06 Dublin Sites, Dublin Coddle and Grace

2006-04-23 :: Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta

Dublin is loaded with attractions that unfortunately most visitors miss. In this episode we visit a few of our favorite lesser-known sites and offer some tips for traveling to Dublin. …

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#05 Money Matters, Apple Custard Pie and Molly Malone

2006-04-09 :: corey@irishfireside.com (Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta)
Length: 15m 30s

In this episode we answer your questions about managing your money while traveling Ireland with tips that will allow you make intelligent decisions as you travel. We also feature Mary Ryan's Apple Custard Pie and Liam sings Molly Malone.…

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#05 Money Matters, Apple Custard Pie and Molly Malone

2006-04-08 :: Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta

In this episode we answer your questions about managing your money while traveling Ireland with tips that will allow you make intelligent decisions as you travel. We also feature Mary Ryan’s Apple Custard Pie and Liam sings Molly Malone. …

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#04 Waterford Crystal, Shin and Guinness and The Old Dungarvin Oak

2006-03-28 :: Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta

We visit the Waterford Crystal Factory and some interesting sites nearby; then it’s time for our recipe for shin and Guinness and Liam sings The Old Dungarvan Oak. …

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#03B Shannon Airport for the First Time Visitor

2006-03-26 :: corey@irishfireside.com (Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta)
Length: 4m 36s

We tell what to expect when you arrive or depart from Ireland's west coast airport.…

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#03 Saint Patrick, Following in the Footsteps of the Saint, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Danny Boy

2006-03-17 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We celebrate Saint Patrick's Day by exploring the life of the saint and the places he visited, as well as look at the Irish connection to corned beef and listen to an Irish-American Favorite. …

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#02 Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Potcheen Cocktail and She Moved Thro’ the Fair

2006-03-08 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

We visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park where we give our tips to avoid the crowds, suggest some interesting sites nearby, mix up a potcheen cocktail and hear Liam’s haunting version fo She Moved Thro’ the Fair. …

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#01B Slainte

2006-03-01 :: corey@irishfireside.com (Liam Hughes and Corey Taratuta)
Length: 1m 33s

A special toast from the Irish Fireside…

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#01 The Rock of Cashel, Scones and Kitty O’Toole

2006-02-01 :: Liam Hughes & Corey Taratuta

Our first podcast takes you to the Rock of Cashel where we give you tips to make the best of your visit, suggest some off the beaten path destinations nearby, share Liam’s family scone recipe and listen to Liam’s rendition of the song Kitty O’Toole. …

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The Podcast on Irish Travel, Irish Customs and All Things Irish. We take you to some of the best Irish towns and villages. As we explore Ireland's most popular destinations, we offer our suggestions to get you off the tourist trail and in to the "real" Ireland. Sit back, relax and make yourself comfortable at the Irish Fireside, and feel free to use our Episode Guides for maps, destination recaps and links to the sites and topics we discuss.

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