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Our Must-Have Gift List for Christmas 2020

 Unsure of what to get your loved ones? Look no further than Our Irish Must Have Christmas Gift 2020, showing you some of our most popular choices ...

International Beer Day - Irish edition

It’s International Beer Day today - not that we ever need an excuse to enjoy a hearty cold beer here in Ireland! This day is all about getting tog...

June Solstice

Today is officially the first day of summer and the June solstice. The solstice is the time when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky in t...

St. Patrick's Day

On March the 17th, countries around the world celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. This date is in observance of the death of St. Patrick, who is the pa...

What you need to know about St Brigid’s Feast Day

Today is the 1st of February and we can shake off those January blues! The days are getting longer and it's getting warmer (debatable), more import...

Caring for Irish wool blankets

Caring for Irish wool blankets So, you’ve invested in a high-quality Irish wool blanket, hoping you’ve found something that will last several years...

Children Of Lir Story

Children Of Lir Story - Part 1 A retelling of ancient the Irish myth of King Lir, his four children and his powerful wife Aoife. That forms the ba...

Colm De Ris : Handcrafted Fine Irish Pottery

Colm De Rís: Handcrafted Fine Irish Pottery One of the most talented modern Irish craftsmen is surely Colm De Ris from Dublin. His iconic Irish han...

St Patricks Day - Celebrate Ireland's National Holiday

Every year on St Patricks Day, people around the world celebrate Irish Culture and Heritage. Whether you’re living in Ireland, or you’ve Irish Root...

Valentines Day : The Irish Connection

Every February on Valentines Day, people exchange cards and gifts in the name of St Valentine, the Patron Saint of Lovers. But what do we know abou...

The Story of the Claddagh ring

The Story of the Claddagh ring   Pronounced ‘klah-da’. Claddagh ring is a symbol of friendship, love and loyalty. Hands represent friendship, ...