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Nicola Spendlove

Although Nicola Spendlove has been lucky enough to travel extensively through Europe, Asia, America, and Africa, Ireland will always be the place she calls home. Raised in Dublin, Nicola now lives in the sometimes sunny (but always beautiful) seaside community of Tramore, County Waterford. When Nicola isn’t writing about all the things that make Ireland great, she enjoys acting, lifting weights, and working as an occupational therapist.

Top 10 Irish counties that people name their kids after

Looking for a unique name for your child? Why not chose one of the Irish counties as inspiration?

5 fun facts you didn’t know about the Derry Girls cast

Derry Girls is now a worldwide phenomenon of a series having become the highest-grossing Channel 4 comedy since Father Ted.

5 signs you might be a Hibernophile

A Hibernophile (sometimes also called an 'Eireophile') is someone with a strong love for Ireland and Irish culture. Here are five signs...

Top 5 places to see drag shows in Dublin

Dublin is an extremely LGBTQ+ friendly city so it's no wonder it hosts some of the best places to see drag shows.

Top 10 weird, quirky, and unusual things to do in Dublin

Once you've exhausted the usual sights of Dublin, try these 10 weird, quirky, and downright unusual things to do in the capital...

10 Irish girl names nobody can pronounce

The Irish language is beautiful and has some pretty Irish girl names, many of which people struggle to pronounce.

Top 5 places you’re guaranteed to get the shift in Waterford

On the lookout for some action in Ireland’s oldest city? Here are our top five places to get the shift in Waterford.

10 fairy-tale wedding locations in Ireland

Looking for a dreamy spot to tie the knot? Here are 10 fairy-tale wedding locations in Ireland.