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Rick Steves Ireland is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Ireland. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Ireland will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Ireland at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Rick Steves Ireland is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Ireland. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Ireland will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Ireland at http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves Ireland is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Ireland. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Ireland will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Ireland at http://www.ricksteves.com.

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English


Episodes

Good-bye Audio Europe, hello "Travel with Rick Steves"

11/1/2018
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This marks the end of Rick's Audio Europe podcast. But the good news is there are two easy ways you can keep getting this content. The first way is to subscribe to the free, weekly “Travel with Rick Steves” radio show podcast on iTunes. It brings you all the great interviews you’ve come to love, in a longer format. Or, you can download the free “Rick Steves Audio Europe” app, which includes all of Rick's radio interviews — plus dozens of walking tours through Europe’s most interesting...

Duration:00:00:24

Dingle Peninsula: Pint-Size Beauty

8/22/2018
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Irish tour guide Dara Herlihy explains why his home turf on Ireland's Dingle Peninsula is his favorite corner of the country.

Duration:00:18:32

Walking Tour of Dublin

11/17/2017
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Rick takes a stroll around Dublin with his guide Joe Darcy, learning about the history of the British empire's "second city," the role it played in the struggle for Irish independence, and the unique "Bloomsday" celebrations each June.

Duration:00:18:31

Travel in Ireland Post-Brexit

9/8/2017
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Irish tour guides discuss travel in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in a post-Brexit world, and recommend their favorite destinations for visitors to explore.

Duration:00:36:03

Gaelic Sport

7/11/2017
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Irish tour guides explain the variety of Gaelic sports, and how these unique sports reflect a distinctly Irish identity.

Duration:00:11:43

Speaking in Irish

7/11/2017
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Irish tour guide Dara Herlihy grew up speaking the Irish language as his first language. He describes how the once-banned language has reclaimed its role in Ireland's national identity.

Duration:00:11:36

The Ring of Kerry

1/30/2017
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Irish tour guides share the highlights of Ireland's Ring of Kerry, from its ancient ring forts and stunning scenery to its charming pubs and friendly locals.

Duration:00:18:10

Michael Collins

10/1/2016
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Irish tour guides Stephen McPhilemy and Barry Moloney explain why revolutionary leader Michael Collins remains a controversial figure nearly a century after his death in the Irish Civil War.

Duration:00:10:42

Traditional Irish Music

4/7/2016
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Rick explores the pleasures of traditional Irish folk music with Cathie Ryan, a singer based in County Louth, Ireland, and Dara Herlihy, from the family-owned Dingle Music Shop.

Duration:00:19:38

Lusitania

4/7/2016
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Barry Moloney talks about the sinking of the Lusitania off the coast of Ireland in 1915, which stoked support for American involvement in World War I.

Duration:00:07:56

Ireland's W.B. Yeats

4/7/2016
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Two friends from Ireland help us understand the Irish passion for poetry and for their Nobel Prize–winning poet, William Butler Yeats.

Duration:00:11:40

How to Be Irish

4/7/2016
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Two Irish tour guides give Rick some advice on how to fit in like a local on your next visit to the "Emerald Isle."

Duration:00:09:17

The Titanic

7/31/2014
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Irish tour guide Susie Millar explains her country's connection to the infamous Titanic, from the shipyard that built it in Belfast to its final port of call in County Cork.

Duration:00:12:11

The Irish Sea

7/31/2014
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Martin De Lewandowicz and Stephen McPhilemy, guides from Wales and Ireland, share their favorite highlights of the Irish Sea that unites the Celtic lands of Britain and Ireland.

Duration:00:30:51

Irish Craic

7/31/2014
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Two friends from Ireland, Liam O'Riordan and Stephen McPhilemy, demonstrate the Irish art of "craic."

Duration:00:16:38

Getting Around Ireland

7/31/2014
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Two Irish tour guides offer transportation advice for exploring the Emerald Isle.

Duration:00:15:02

Irish Homecoming

9/26/2013
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Stephen McPhilemy and Liam O'Riordan discuss the 2013 Irish "Gathering" and share their passion for their homeland and its musical culture.

Duration:00:17:39

Irish Song

4/11/2013
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Two Irishmen join Rick to talk about (and sing) the traditional ballads that connect the Irish with their history and with one other.

Duration:00:18:58

Irish Cuisine

4/11/2013
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A tour guide from Ireland explains why Irish cuisine, which used to be a low point of travel in the Emerald Isle, is now another reason to visit.

Duration:00:23:14

Derry Celebrates

4/11/2013
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Tour guide Stephen McPhilemy talks about the changes taking place in once-violent Derry, or Londonderry.

Duration:00:12:05