Published: Sun, 25 Dec 2016 06:39:01 +0000
Last Build Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:24:57 +0000Copyright: (c) 2014 Corey Taratuta
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 06:39:01 +0000
Lullaby for Caoilte is our Christmas tradition here at the Irish Fireside. Enjoy. FYI: Nollaig shona dhuit=Happy Christmas in Irish
In the spirit of Christmas we bring you this song performed by our friends in Tipperary, Ireland – Sheelagh Chadwick, Kathleen Costello and Theresa Larkin. Merry Christmas everyone. It’s become a Christmas tradition for us to post this one every year.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 01:59:47 +0000
Our efforts to anwer Brian's question about budgeting for a trip to Ireland continue with Stephanie Chastain from Infinite Ireland as we focus on food and other expenses.
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 23:55:05 +0000
Jody Halsted answers Max's question about choosing the best castles for kids in Ireland.
Wed, 04 Nov 2015 19:30:56 +0000
Pól Ó Conghaile answers Terry's question about seeing sites outside of the Capital without renting a car... "We’ll be in Dublin this September, and want to strike out and see some other parts of Ireland, but we won’t be renting a car. Where should we go and how should we get there?"
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 03:07:55 +0000
Michele Erdvig sheds some light on a topic that can save tourists some serious cash on their purchases in Ireland.
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:40:52 +0000
Stephanie Chastain returns to talk about the various accommodation options available and how much you should set aside in your budget.
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 02:38:16 +0000
Stephanie Chastain steps in to help us figure out how much it will cost us to get to Ireland and how much we should set aside for getting around once we get there. Whether it’s a self-drive or public transportation, she’s got us covered.
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:53:50 +0000
Eoin O Conchuir from Bitesize Irish Gaelic steps in to tell us a few spots that are perfect for catching locals using the Irish language.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000
Pól Ó Conghaile steps in to answer a question many of Dubin's first-time visitors ask... "how much time should I spend there?" Pól's got tips for setting your pace, things to see, and making the most of your visit to the Fair City.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:44:45 +0000
We're announcing a new segment on the podcast where we answer your questions about travel in Ireland. You're invited to email you questions or record and send them. Plus, there's a new "holiday" in the works... Practice Speaking Irish Day!
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:30:05 +0000
Carl O'Grady takes some time to talk about the wonders of Clare Island and Corey offers a few tips that will help you take a second look at your travel plans and assure you don’t over extend your itinerary.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 03:58:31 +0000
The pages of “Delightful Dublin” feel like you’re spending a day exploring a Dublin neighborhood with a good friend showing you her favorite places to eat, shop, play, and meet people. I've been lucky enough to chat with author Emily Westbrooks about her beloved city.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:28:44 +0000
Hostels have come a long way in recent years, and many hostels offer a boutique, yet budget, experience for travelers. In this episode, we talk about Irish hostels and reveal a list of the best hostels.
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:07:34 +0000
Neil Jackman introduces us to some of his favorite sites in Ireland and offers some insight into archaeology in Ireland.
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 15:41:37 +0000
Eoin Ó Conchúir from Bitesize Irish Gaelic offers his insights in to the Irish language and teaches us a few handy phrases in the process... "Pionta Guinness Le do thoil!!!" And Liam sings us a song in Irish.
Wed, 01 Jan 2014 01:46:57 +0000We're hosting an old-fashioned pen pal exchange where people write real letters to each other and send them through the mail. Details at www.IrishFireside.com/penpals
Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:14:16 +0000Enjoy a few minutes of the top stories, quotes, videos, and photos from the Irish Fireside in the last year.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:19:45 +0000Chris Christensen talks to Mary Jo Manzanares about her travels in and around Belfast... Titanic, murals, meals, and more... on the Amateur Traveler Podcast. http://irishfireside.com/2013/12/19/american-in-belfast-travel/
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:01:22 +0000
The original headless horseman, St Kevin’s hideaway, the remains of St Nick, and the Hellfire Club are among the fairytale treasures from The Fairytale Traveler Christa Thompson.
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:27:59 +0000
In this episode Corey chats with blogger, podcaster, and photographer Gary Arndt about his recent trip to Ireland, world heritage sites on the Emerald Isle, and Ireland's appeal to Americans.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:38:06 +0000
In this episode Corey sits down with blogger Helen Davies to talk about her recent visit the Emerald Isle where they talk about traveling by ferry, taking in a bit of adventure travel, and Ireland's connection to the city of Liverpool.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:30:01 +0000
Our listeners share the ways they keep their trips to the Emerald Isle alive.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:06:45 +0000
In this episode Corey shares our listeners' picks for alternatives to five more of Ireland’s most popular sites. Then Liam honors Ireland's Titanic heritage by singing the last song reportedly played on the deck of the Titanic.
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:36:37 +0000
In this episode Corey shares our listeners' picks for alternatives to five of Ireland’s most popular sites. Then Liam finishes the podcast by singing Yeats’ poem “The Wandering Angus.”
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 03:33:58 +0000Test drive some special offers on Irish travel from the Gathering Gestures and Heritage Island Ireland Discount Guide… on your smartphone!
Fri, 10 May 2013 00:04:20 +0000In 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"
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 23:36:04 +0000In this episode, I chat with Jody Halsted and Stephanie Chastain about smartphones in Ireland and the best apps for Irish travel.
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 10:49:36 +0000In 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.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:22:03 +0000The audio-only version of Episode #124
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:29:13 +0000In this video episode Corey considers a several factors that may influence when you will plan your trip.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:00:00 +0000
In this video episode Corey considers a several factors that may influence when you will plan your trip.
Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:48:11 +0000In 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
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:11:00 +0000
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Sun, 20 May 2012 21:03:32 +0000Michele Erdvig and Corey Taratuta cover some of the most popular Irish travel news in preparation for the 2012 tourism season.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 21:44:44 +0000The good folks over at the This Week in Travel Podcast invited Corey come on and talk about travel... RVing... and, of course, IRELAND!!! Enjoy.
Tue, 20 Dec 2011 23:58:28 +0000Karl Elliston answers all our questions about the new Certificate of Irish Heritage.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011 21:02:47 +0000It'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.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 01:14:43 +0000Jody Halsted gives her tips for traveling with the kids as well as shares her secrets to finding fairies on the Emerald Isle.
Tue, 24 May 2011 12:53:55 +0000It's time to get away from it all by visiting a horse named Speedy Rambler in County Tipperary.
Wed, 18 May 2011 23:25:13 +0000We say good by to our friend Pat Preston, the Ireland Expert.
Wed, 04 May 2011 00:57:14 +0000Ella McSweeney tells about some of the interesting people and traditions she's encountered on her travels around Ireland for her radio and television programs.
Wed, 09 Mar 2011 23:56:00 +0000
We talk about mystical places in Ireland with author Mindie Burgoyne
Wed, 09 Mar 2011 18:12:11 +0000We talk about mystical places in Ireland with author Mindie Burgoyne
Wed, 16 Feb 2011 05:30:42 +0000
We look at genealogy in Ireland and President Barack Obama Irish heritage. More info at http://irishfireside.com/2010/12/17/irish-genealogy/
Wed, 16 Feb 2011 03:06:38 +0000
We look at genealogy in Ireland and President Barack Obama Irish heritage. More info at http://irishfireside.com/2010/12/17/irish-genealogy/
Wed, 05 Jan 2011 10:14:40 +0000We look at genealogy in Ireland and President Barack Obama Irish heritage. More info at http://irishfireside.com/2010/12/17/irish-genealogy/
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 10:11:28 +0000Expert genealogist Megan Smolenyak delves into the tips and techniques for uncovering your Irish ancestry.
Thu, 09 Dec 2010 23:12:11 +0000Corey 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.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 03:26:02 +0000Here's an audio-only overview of the 5-Star City & Country Irish Getaway we put together for this year's Passports with Purpose.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 03:07:39 +0000Here's an overview of the 5-Star City & Country Irish Getaway we put together for this year's Passports with Purpose.
Tue, 28 Sep 2010 10:46:39 +0000Came upon this bucolic scene while visiting the cemetery near Templederry, County Tipperary
Sat, 04 Sep 2010 22:44:10 +0000After 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.
Wed, 11 Aug 2010 03:59:06 +0000We explore the ancient site of Skellig Michael in County Kerry and get a full does of seals, dolphins, sea bird... namely PUFFINS!
Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:50:33 +0000Sunny 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.
Sun, 18 Jul 2010 17:30:06 +0000We take you on a tour of the brand new House of Waterford where crystal will again be made in Waterford!
Fri, 09 Jul 2010 02:45:54 +0000Liam's first lesson on driving a horse and gig. County Tipperary, Ireland
Fri, 21 May 2010 13:45:06 +0000We have a listen to Frank Delaney's "Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show" and tell you about a way to get a FREE audiobook download.
Tue, 18 May 2010 23:13:17 +0000In this video episode I explore some of the often-missed features on Ireland's main tourism website.
Wed, 21 Apr 2010 10:55:19 +0000The volcano in Iceland has upset travel in Ireland. We hear from two people affected by it's cloud of ash.
Mon, 22 Mar 2010 03:53:07 +0000Corey 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.
Mon, 15 Mar 2010 10:45:28 +0000We chat with Dr. Tim Campbell about the St Patrick's Centre and Counties Down and Armagh.
Thu, 11 Mar 2010 01:34:11 +0000We celebrate this milestone with some of our listeners... and some other notable names in Irish travel.
Mon, 22 Feb 2010 21:54:43 +0000We dive in to all things Ireland with our author and blogger Michele Erdvig.
Sat, 02 Jan 2010 13:20:02 +0000We review the highlights and headlines of 2009 in this video montage.
Thu, 10 Dec 2009 01:31:06 +0000In 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.
Tue, 24 Nov 2009 22:36:23 +0000We look at Christmas memories from Bridget Haggerty and talk with Imen McDonnell about her life as an American married to an Irish Farmer.
Fri, 13 Nov 2009 12:55:55 +0000We chat with Peirs Duggan from glorious County Tipperary, and we thank our listeners for their votes in the Podcast Awards.
Tue, 20 Oct 2009 22:57:08 +0000In 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.
Mon, 12 Oct 2009 23:57:58 +0000We sit down with Travis and Kathy Nelson from the Engaging Ireland podcast and get their take on trip planning, saving money and experiencing Ireland.
Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:36:28 +0000We talk about Ireland's new Pre-Clearance facility, chat about Irish dirt with Pat Burke and listen to Holly Kirby perform Carrickfergus.
Tue, 18 Aug 2009 21:41:37 +0000We 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.
Tue, 11 Aug 2009 07:48:09 +0000Corey 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.
Tue, 23 Jun 2009 22:45:10 +0000We chat with Meaití Jó Shéamuis about traditional Irish sean-nós singing, passing down traditions and Milwaukee Irish Fest School.
Wed, 03 Jun 2009 11:00:22 +0000We answer some questions about self-catering accommodations and chat with Tom Sweeney about Irish-American culture and Irish music.
Sat, 25 Apr 2009 10:09:35 +0000We introduce some new web resources and sit down and chat with our friend Tony Keegan.
Fri, 10 Apr 2009 09:20:10 +0000We 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.
Mon, 30 Mar 2009 22:27:49 +0000We 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.
Mon, 30 Mar 2009 22:27:47 +0000We wrangle some livestock at Buffalo Bill's place and visit Liam's old haunts in Colorado.
Mon, 30 Mar 2009 22:27:47 +0000We meet up with the Unsinkable Molly Brown, stop in at Fort Hayes and get a big smooch from Liam's cousin Joycie.
Mon, 30 Mar 2009 22:27:46 +0000
Mon, 30 Mar 2009 22:02:05 +0000Liam and Corey stop to chat with Celtic harpist Anne Roos in South Lake Tahoe, CA.
Mon, 30 Mar 2009 22:00:41 +0000This part of the roadtrip includes fields, fruit trees, a snowy mountain and a run-in with the law.
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 22:11:06 +0000A visit to our Irish-American friends Katie Harrington near Hollywood and Michael Connolly in Ventura.
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 22:02:42 +0000We enjoy some evening events in Palm Springs
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 21:57:39 +0000We do some leprechaun hunting in Palm Springs
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 01:11:39 +0000The Roadtrip hits Pasedena, CA, for an Irish-American-Japanese-German feast
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 00:06:50 +0000It's tea time in San Diego with Kim.
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 00:04:21 +0000Liam 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.
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 00:01:47 +0000Liam and Corey travel old Route 66 from Arizona to California.
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 00:01:43 +0000Liam and Corey travel through Sedona and Flagstaff.
Mon, 16 Mar 2009 21:23:42 +0000We are off having a great time...you'll have to visit www.IrishFireside.com to find out the details.
Mon, 16 Mar 2009 21:21:11 +0000Liam and Corey visit some Irish-American destinations in Phoenix.
Mon, 16 Mar 2009 21:20:26 +0000It'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.
Sun, 08 Mar 2009 08:27:08 +0000While in Tucson, Liam and Corey make a special visit to Ajo, AZ
Wed, 04 Mar 2009 17:53:51 +0000Liam and Corey make it to Tucson on their Irish American-Roadtrip
Wed, 04 Mar 2009 17:53:34 +0000Corey and Liam dash west across Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico as they search for all things Irish-American
Wed, 04 Mar 2009 17:53:21 +0000The 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.
Wed, 04 Mar 2009 17:53:08 +0000The snow and black ice turn the roads of Central Iowa in to ice rinks.
Wed, 04 Mar 2009 17:52:42 +0000Breakfast with Tom Sweeney, an awful drive to Iowa and the famous Gunder Burger.
Fri, 06 Feb 2009 09:59:40 +0000We join a wonderful group of Irish set dancers as we pass through Minneapolis on the Irish-American Roadtrip. www.IrishFireside.com