The Irish Jewelry Company, a fast growing online Irish jewelry retailer, today announced that it has revamped and re-launched its e-commerce and mobile commerce sites for TheIrishJewelryCompany.com. The new website's features will empower online growth and enhance the customer experience purchasing Celtic jewelry.
Monthly Archives: October 2014
- Categories: Irish Traditions , Press Releases , News
- Oct 18 2014
Traditional Irish Shepherd's Pie RecipeCategories: Irish Blessings , Irish RecipesThis is what I'm fixing to make tonight. How about you? Cottage pie or shepherd's pie is a meat pie with a crust of mashed potato. The term cottage pie is known to have been in use in 1791, when the potato was being introduced as an edible crop affordable for the poor. (The term "cottage" meaning a modest dwelling for rural workers). In early cookery books, the dish was a means of using leftover roasted meat of any kind (it was a recipe to re-purpose left overs) , and the pie dish was lined with mashed potato as well as having a mashed potato crust on top.
- Oct 15 2014
Lambswool Recipe for SamhainCategories: Irish Recipes , HalloweenAfter you feast on traditional Irish foods on Halloween you will need to wash it down with an old drink called Lambswool. The name Lambswool is believed to be derivative of the Irish Gaelic, “La Mas Nbhal” meaning ‘Feast of the Apples.
- Oct 10 2014
Celtic Origins of the Jack-o-LanternCategories: Irish Traditions , HalloweenLearn about the popular American Halloween tradition started in Ireland. The tradition of carving a jack-o-lantern began in Scotland and Ireland during the 15th and 17th centuries. Magical glowing jack-o-lanterns were carved originally from turnips, pears or gourds.
- Categories: Irish Traditions , Halloween , Celtic Legends , History of IrelandCeltic witchcraft has as its basis a strong sense of spirituality and a love of the earth. With the Celts or Druids, magic was a common part of everyday life, completely accepted and never questioned.
- Oct 01 2014
The Celtic Owl - Meaning and OriginsCategories: Irish Traditions , Halloween , Celtic LegendsThe word “cailleach” in the Scottish-Gaelic means old woman!, Owl in Gaelic is “cauileach-oidhche” , believe it or not, it means “night-cockerel” or “white old woman of the night.” Because the owl was most often associated with the Crone aspect of the Celtic Hag Goddess “Cailleach”.