The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'Travel' (26)

For the Ireland of Ages Past, Go to the Far North

By John Yacobian

Special to TheWildGeese.com

(First published in 2004)

When people tell me they are headed for Ireland, I always encourage them to go north, to see Derry, Donegal, and Antrim, and…

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Added by The Wild Geese on June 2, 2016 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Here's to the Winners of 'Wild West' Contest -- Everyone of You

The votes for "The 'Wild West' of Ireland: You Won't Forget Your First Time' are the culmination of our 24-day exploration of the glories of travel in Ireland's rugged western counties.  Our panel of five…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 15, 2015 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

Judging " 'Wild West' of Ireland: You Won't Forget Your First Time"

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The ‘Wild West’ judges are lined up and raring to go! Knowing their mettle and commitment to promoting Irish culture, we are confident that “justice” will be a lot fairer, if a tad more considered, than that meted out in Tombstone or the OK Corral. ;-)

Speaking of 'swift' justice, by the way, our judges have requested additional time to more carefully…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 1, 2015 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

Your 'Wild West' of Ireland Is ThisClose ... WOW!

Would you like to bring a pal to the 'Wild West' of Ireland for free? Read on!

We at TheWildGeese.Irish, along with partners Wild West Irish Tours, WOW…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 16, 2015 at 12:00pm — 11 Comments

In `92, Billy Yank and Johnnie Reb March in Dublin

By Joe Gannon and Gerry Regan

It’s hard to believe that it’s now been 23 years since we participated in one of our most memorable St.…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Where Every Day Is Bathed in ... Green

The "Great Day" is approaching again.

On St. Patrick's Day all around the world, the Irish and those who love all things Irish will be…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 13, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Quiz: Can You Name These Irish Sights?

Check out our past quizzes here.

Added by The Wild Geese on January 15, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Wild Geese Top Ten in 2014

A.D. 2014 has been a magnificent year for The Wild Geese Irish Social Network.  As this year draws to a close, we thought it would be interesting to compile the most popular articles and videos from the community.  Depending on how new you are to The Wild Geese…

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Added by The Wild Geese on December 28, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Chatting About Love and Adventure with Cupid's Crusade

The  following is a transcript from the LIVE Community Chat held here at TheWildGeese.com on Friday, August 8, 2014 with with Annette…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 8, 2014 at 1:30am — 3 Comments

Countdown to Christmas: Chatting Live with Margaret Johnson and Lisa McGee

The  following is a transcript from the LIVE Community Chat held here at TheWildGeese.com on Friday, August 1, 2014 featuring Margaret…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 22, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Exploring Unspoiled Ireland with Wild West Irish Tours

The  following is a transcript from the LIVE Community Chat held here at TheWildGeese.com on Friday, June 13, 2014 with with Michael Regan-Waugh of…

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Added by The Wild Geese on June 12, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

The Craic Is in Cuba: A Live Community Chat With John McAuliff of Cuba/US People to People Partnership

The  following is a transcript from the LIVE Community Chat held here at TheWildGeese.com on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 with John McAuliff of the Cuba/U.S. People to People Partnership.  Some editing has been applied for clarity.  John has started a members' group here on The Wild Geese called…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 2, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

The Wild Geese Virtual Síbín with Annette Counihan

We hope you enjoy the video just below which was broadcast LIVE here at …

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Added by The Wild Geese on February 12, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

St. Nick Buried in Kilkenny? A Community Chat with Maeve O'Connell

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…

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Added by The Wild Geese on December 11, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

'Bring a Pal Home' Campaign Nets Over 600 New Members ... and One Big Winner

Our online community dedicated to celebrating and preserving the history and heritage of the Irish worldwide has welcomed over 600 new members through our "Bring a Pal Home" campaign.

"Members invited their friends to join The Wild Geese and enter they did, in droves," Wild Geese executive producer Gerry Regan said,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 1, 2013 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

Crosswords at the Crossroads: Top Tourist Destinations

Our Irish-themed crossword puzzles are among the most popular features in The Wild Geese community.  This time around, we focus on the most visited tourist destinations in Ireland, as recorded by Fáilte Ireland.  This list may come in…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 27, 2013 at 2:00pm — 9 Comments

‘Bring a Pal Home to Ireland’ on the Wings of The Wild Geese

Two round-trip tickets to Ireland will go to the most successful…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 16, 2013 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Derek Warfield's Music -- Right for Aer Lingus?

This article was first produced on TheWildGeese.com in April 2003.

POINT / COUNTERPOINT

Roy Beggs Jr. responds to our Derek Warfield interview.

Editor's Note: Before publishing our…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 5, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Derek Warfield on His Aer Lingus Disappearing Act

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Derek's latest musical focus has been the music of the Irish in the American Civil War. Here (standing left), he dresses the part.…
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Added by The Wild Geese on September 5, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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