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What Your Birthstone Says About You

Your birthstone is a gemstone associated with the month that you were born in. Some believe birthstones to have a certain meaning behind them, as w...

History of Easter in Ireland

The history and meaning of Easter in Ireland is long-spanning and multi-faceted. This article reveals the resonance of Easter in Ireland in days ...

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...

Traditional Irish Pancakes

It's Pancake Tuesday, and we're gonna share our favourite traditional Irish pancake recipe with you! The date for Pancake Tuesday is normally dicta...

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

Today marks the 1st of February. We've successfully shaken the January Blues and for many of us, things are on the up and up. Our days are getting ...

Christmas 2021 Gift Guide: Ideas for Him & Her this Christmas

It's that time of year again! Christmas 2021 is only around the corner, and we've curated a list of the best gifts for that special someone, inclu...

5 Ghost Stories from the Island of Ireland for Halloween

The Emerald Isle has no shortage of old folktales or spooky stories, some of which date as far back as the 9th Century. Ireland is host to many d...

5 Best Irish Beers - International Beer Day 2021

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...

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 ...

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...

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...