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.

10 best Irish actors of all time, Ranked

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10 best Irish bands of all time, Ranked

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The top 10 most savage Irish insults and what they mean

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10 best Irish TV shows of all time: Ranked

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