Little bit of college work i HAD to do…. A trip to the National Leprechaun Museum

By Jenny McGovern & Caroline Ewins

2013 will be the year of The Gathering Ireland.  Hundreds of thousands of people with Irish heritage are expected to descend on the Emerald Isle for this year long event celebrating Irish Culture, Heritage and Craic. There is no doubt that businesses in Ireland will soon begin to pump up their Irish-ness in order to capitilise on the influx of tourists. decided to visit one such place that is already primed for the tourist market.

Nestled on the corner of Jervis Street by the tracks of the Luas Red Line is Ireland’s Official Leprechaun Museum. As you step into the veranda and onto the synthetic grass you are invited to leave the human world behind and enter into a land of myth and legend….the land of Leprechaun.

Be warned do not enter this museum with the notion that Leprechauns, Fairies and Giants…

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