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New Irish CEO of Etihad Airlines – Congrats Ray Gammell

Ex- Irish Army officer, Ray Gammell, has been appointed as Interim Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways Group.  Ray, who hails from Bray in County Wicklow joined Etihad in 2009.  Ray has 20 plus years’ leadership experience and started his career as a Cadet in Ireland’s Military College in[…]

Another Boost For Marlborough Street – major Abbey Theatre redevelopment

Marlborough Street has seen major improvements in the past year. The picturesque new Rosie Hackett Bridge, recently finished, has added greatly to the atmosphere at the southern end of the street.  The work on the new LUAS tram line is now completed with the street also benefiting from new pathways[…]

Dublin Horse Show – Tickets now available 9-13 August, 2017

We have a range of apartments available to accommodate the thousands of visitors to the world famous Dublin Horse Show which will be held at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) from 9-13 August. From our city center apartments you have a short walk to Tara Street DART station and you[…]

Dublin’s Magnificent Botanic Gardens

On your Dublin visit be sure not to miss the magnificent Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin. Located near city centre just 3 km from O Connell Street, the National Botanic Gardens are an oasis of calm and beauty, and entry is free. A premier scientific institution, the gardens also contain the[…]

Christ Church Cathedral- Amazing Stories that are worth telling!

“Wanting to Escaping from your usual environment?” and thinking of increasing your travel personality as an intellectual traveler?… Your definitely in the right spot!!!. Its about time to leave your current spot and must-see the magnificent cultural heritage of Dublin. Christ Church Cathedral is situated in the former heart of[…]

The Church Pub – Mary’s Street

A few minutes walk from our apartments you will find the amazing Church Pub. In the centre of the pedestrian-only shopping area you will find an old church which has been preserved and partly transformed into a pub, cafe and formal dining establishment. The parish of St Mary’s was founded[…]

Autumn Rugby in Dublin 2017- Accommodation now available for booking

The Autumn Rugby Internationals are always a big Dublin event, bringing color, excitement and a fantastic atmosphere to the city. The good news that Ireland are up against a testing group of international guest teams this year. The home country will line up against:- South Africa- Sunday, November 12th at[…]

The Liberties – Photographic Tour near Teeling Distillery

Hey, there is lots to see around the Liberties. Here are a few photos to get you interested. Teeling Distillery is a must and there are two lovely indoor markets adjacent. All less than 10 minutes walk from St Patrick’s Cathedral. We have a great selection of holiday apartments close[…]

St Valentine – visit his Reliquary here in Dublin

St Valentine’s Day is gradually becoming a big event on the Dublin Calendar. At Halfpenny Bridge Holiday Homes we already have our first 2017 Bookings for that special day of romance and love – February 14th. Dublin is a great place to bring your loved one for a celebration. There[…]

2017 – No Sterling worries – London to Dublin return flights for £46

For early birds worried about Sterling there is now some amazing winter value for return flights between London and Dublin. We did some searches on….. SKYSCANNER.COM  ….and had no difficulty in finding low season flights for £46 return. There is a great Winter buzz in Dublin. First, there is the[…]

Experience the Dublin Music Scene

On your holiday be sure to explore the current Dublin music scene. Remember all of our apartments are at the heart of the Capitals music activity. If you are interested in Traditional, Rock or Classical there are venues within walking distance of our apartments.

More Chinese Tourists coming to Ireland

It is estimated that during 2015 almost 45,000 Chinese visitors came to Ireland. China is a massive market and the UN World Tourism Organisation have calculated that around 120 million Chinese people travel abroad every year. They are also big spenders and leave behind $165 billion in destination countries.  Tourism[…]

May 21-29 International Literature Festival Dublin 2016 – tickets now available

The 2016 International Literature Festival Dublin promises to offer audiences some of the finest as well as high power writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthrall.  With readings, discussions, debates,workshops, performance and screenings, the festival creates a hotbed of ideas. There is a fantastic line up of[…]

Ireland ‘friendly, safe, secure’ according to latest tourist survey

The latest Irish Tourist Board survey report illustrates the most important reasons why people choose to come to Ireland. Interestingly, given the current international climate, Ireland is rated highly as a friendly, safe and secure destination. The most-cited reasons for choosing an Irish holiday were: 96% – Friendly People 92%[…]