Let’s face it, we’re pretty proud of our team here at Tenon Tours. We’re a tight-knit group from many backgrounds and regions of the world and can hang our hat on the fact that everybody here is in this business for the right reasons. As we continue to grow and expand, we’re always in search of our next team member who can bring experience and enthusiasm to Tenon and our other travel companies.
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Some of you might be taking a trip to Ireland in the near future and having a real pint of Guinness will be first on your agenda. You have all heard that the Black Stuff tastes better in Ireland and it definitely does. Trust me; you are talking to an expert. …Continue
I’ve been driving in Ireland for over a decade. It was only during my last trip to Ireland that I was told, “Americans don’t drive in Ireland, I think they are terrified.”
This was told to me by a school teacher who lives in the Slieve Bloom Mountains as she shared a story about a visit from her California cousins. We had met her the night…Continue
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The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Monday, December 9, 2013. The focus for the discussion was the fascinating discovery of Newtown Jerpoint in County Kilkenny, where St. Nicholas' remains (as in Santa Claus) are purported to be buried. The owner of…Continue
This time around, we focus on the season at hand -- Christmas. We've put together a puzzle which both tests puzzle…Continue
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Well, for more than a decade, we at The…Continue
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"In the Footsteps of Anne, Stories of Republican Women Ex-Prisoners"
Compiled by Evelyn Brady, Eva Patterson, Kate Mc Kinney, Rosie Hamill and Pauline Jackson
The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Friday, December 6, 2013. The focus for the discussion was bygone Christmas traditions in Ireland with writer / historian, Kevin O'Beirne of Buffalo, New York. Some…Continue
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James Hoban and George Washington inspect the unfinished White House in 1798. Washington would never live in it.
DEARDAOIN -- On…Continue
LearnIrish.com is a new initiative that aims to make the Irish language and learning resources more accessible to learners throughout the world. By offering an affordable and well structured Irish language course it aims to give people the opportunity to learn at their own pace and in the comfort of their own home. It's currently gathering funds to make it all…Continue
The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Thursday, December 5, 2013. The focus for the discussion was bygone Christmas traditions in Ireland with Sligo-based author / historian,…Continue
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has drawn quite a bit of attention at The Wild Geese, and not only within the past 24 hours since this legendary leader's passing.
Here are some of the tributes members have posted:
I desire silence. I want to be free from the noise that humans make. I fear I will never be free from this noise. I'm often in the woods and I still hear a car that is miles away or a plane flying overhead. And even my own sighing and thoughts can become too noisy. The sounds of…Continue
It is impossible to write the history of nineteenth century American politics without noting the overwhelming presence of the Irish in the affairs of state. In part this was due to mere numbers - in 1850, 43% of the immigrant population was Irish, and no politician…Continue
Act Against Plowing by the Tayle, and Pulling the Wooll Off Living Sheep
 Ireland Parliament [Thomas Wentworth],"Act Against Plowing by the Tayle, and Pulling the Wooll Off Living Sheep, 1635," in The Statutes at Large, Passed in the Parliaments held in Ireland. 2nd ed. (Dublin, 1786; Online at Animal…Continue
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