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Monthly Archives: June 2022
- Categories: Irish Jewelry , Interesting Stories , Celtic Jewelry
- Jun 28 2022
The Origins of the Term ‘Black Irish’Categories: Ireland , Peaceful Cottage , Education , Travel to Ireland , Legends and Folklore , History of IrelandHave you heard of people of Irish descent as “Black Irish.” But have you ever stopped to think about where it originates? The phrase “Black Irish” has been in use for hundreds of years, and several brands of Irish whiskey. The term “black Irish” refers to persons of Irish descent who are supposed to be descendants of the Spanish Armada.
- Categories: News , Interesting Stories , Ireland , Peaceful Cottage , Travel to Ireland , Legends and Folklore , History of IrelandThe Irish Wolfhound is a historic breed of sighthound dog that originates in Ireland. Due to its presence and significant size, the Irish Wolfhound has been the subject of several works of literature, poetry, and folklore. The towering statue of the Irish wolfhound is one of the breed’s most distinguishing features. The Irish Wolfhound is a type of dog that may grow to be as large as a miniature pony and is considered to be one of the tallest breeds in the world.
- Jun 27 2022
Ireland’s Aging PopulationCategories: News , Interesting Stories , Ireland , Education , Travel to Ireland , History of IrelandIn mid-June of 2022 Ireland will be conducting a census of sots to determine the age of the country’s population. It is called The Irish LongituDinal Study on Ageing or TILDA. TILDA, which stands for the Irish Longitudinal Research on Ageing, is a large-scale, nationally representative, longitudinal project on ageing in Ireland. The ultimate goal of this study is to make Ireland the greatest location in the world to grow old.
- Categories: Irish Traditions , Interesting Stories , Ireland , Peaceful Cottage , Education , Travel to Ireland , History of IrelandPerhaps one of the best-known symbols of Ireland is the Irish flag. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why the flag of the Republic of Ireland is called the tricolor. The Irish flag consists of three different colors. The flag is a rectangle with three broad vertical stripes in the colors green, white, and orange.
- Jun 26 2022
Great Irish Pubs of IrelandCategories: Irish Traditions , Interesting Stories , Ireland , Peaceful Cottage , Travel to Ireland , History of IrelandAre you planning a trip this year to Ireland? If so you will definitely want to check out this list of must-see Irish pubs in Ireland. It is imperative that you pay a visit to these fabulous Irish pubs and bars at least once in your lifetime in order to experience traditional Irish music, the warmth of Irish hospitality, Irish beers, and much more.
- Categories: Interesting Stories , Ireland , Celtic Legends , Legends and Folklore , Celtic CultureAlthough there are a great number of gods and goddesses that are well known, Dagda, Brigid, and Queen Mebh are probably the gods and goddesses that are the most well-known in modern times. In our expert opinion the best know Celtic Gods are as follows.
- Categories: Irish Blessings , Interesting Stories , Ireland , EducationThe art of storytelling as well as the Irish language has a long and storied history in the country of Ireland. This is the result of a confluence of events, the first of which is that our one-of-a-kind language, which was in use a very long time before the English language was developed, has demonstrated the significance of preserving one’s customs and culture.
- Categories: Interesting Stories , Ireland , Irish Wedding Traditions , Celtic Wedding GuideIrish wedding blessings vows and toasts for a joyful couple on their special day, the day of their wedding. Bless the newlyweds with these Irish expressions of well wishes as they embark on their new life together.
- Categories: News , Interesting Stories , Ireland , Education , Travel to Ireland , Celtic Culture , History of Ireland
Ireland's Republic of Ireland's County Meath has the little town of Kells. The four New Testament gospels are included in the Book of Kells, also known as the Book of Columba, along with additional manuscripts.