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Expat Life, Living in Dublin, Renting in Ireland

Finding an Apartment in Dublin Part 1: Deciding on an Area

We know finding an apartment in Dublin can be tough. Here’s the story of how we found our Dublin dream flat with only one viewing, a...

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Arts/Literature/Film, Culture, Events & Experiences, Expat Life, Ireland, Traditions/History/People

Culture Night Dublin 2018: Freemasons & Earthquakes in the Library

Culture Night 2018 is part of a free annual event where museums, private collections and other cultural venues open their doors to the...

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Arts/Literature/Film, Culture, Events & Experiences, Ireland, Traditions/History/People, Travel

Dublin Secrets: 7 Tips to Plan Your Culture Night

Ever since we moved to Dublin, visiting Culture Night has been one of our annual traditions. In 2017 we visited Christ Church Cathedral,...

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Arts/Literature/Film, Culture, Events & Experiences

Writer’s Book Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah Facts Word count: 151,960 words Expected reading time: 10h+ (250 words/minute) Author: Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie...

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Being a Developer, Being a Marketer, Career Planning, Entrepreneurship & Career, Expat Life, Living in Dublin, Power Couple Things

How to look for Jobs in Dublin

Since the season of graduations is coming up and we’ve been asked several times lately how to look for jobs in Dublin, we decided to...

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Culture, Events & Experiences, Expat Life, Ireland, Living in Dublin, Traditions/History/People

The New Expat Tag by Wine & Rum

We’ve been enjoying watching a lot of people on YouTube answer questions in the Expat Tag. However, since everyone answering the same...

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Arts/Literature/Film, Culture, Events & Experiences, Food, Ireland, Traditions/History/People

Africa Day 2018 – Phoenix Park, Dublin

As for many years now, Irish Aid held a flagship event for Africa Day 2018. This year was our second time visiting. Africa Day was created...

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Culture, Events & Experiences, Expat Life, Food, Ireland, Living in Dublin, Multicultural Couple, Traditions/History/People

Dublin’s first Afro-Caribbean Brunch

During the long Easter weekend, there was Dublin’s first Afro-Caribbean Brunch – a brunch party, mixing Caribbean food,...

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Events & Experiences, Expat Life, Ireland, Living in Dublin, Traditions/History/People

Winter Wonderland & a community-built igloo in Dublin

The last few days Dublin, and in fact most of Ireland, was on a red alert due to the heavy snow of the Beast from the East as well as Storm...

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Culture, Events & Experiences, Ireland

Dublin Culture Night 2017: Catacombs, libraries and an OT

Last night Dublin was ablaze with culture. From museums opening their doors to rare collections being shown. Culture Night is a nation-wide...

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