Athlone


The only post you’ll ever need: this is your one-stop Irish travel guide! So, after a year and almost a thousand posts on Ireland, I thought I’d put the site to the test and demonstrate how to use Irelandlogue.com to plan your visit to Ireland. What follows is a step-by-step […]

Plan your visit to Ireland



Since the first day I started Irelandlogue I have been blogging about Irish music sessions. At least twice a week I attend a live Irish music session and post an mp3 and photo from the session. Regular readers of Irelandlogue.com will be familiar with The Shack, Sean’s Sunday session, Brideswell, […]

Irish Session rules



Yarrr! Today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Tis due to Dave Barry (sure I usedta be readin’ him when I was moored up stateside) that this day be brought to me attention. This sort of absurdity rarely penetrates here in Ireland. Irish culture is already full to the […]

Avast, ye scurvy dogs!



On Saturday we did something we’ve been meaning to do ever since the munchkin started pointing at furry four-footed creatures on the street and shouting, “DOGGIE!!!” we took her to the Glendeer Pet Farm, a child-oriented petting zoo just outside Athlone in County Roscommon. The pet farm is one of […]

Glendeer Pet Farm



It was a very ill-advised course of action Saturday night. Let’s just leave it to say that it involved my participation in a stag night and then a gig somewhere in town that migrated from behind the microphones into the back smoking area until it was so late the publican […]

Sean’s Bar Sunday session