Explore the wit and wisdom of Irish proverbs and their enduring popularity in Irish culture. Discover the unique cultural values and humor reflected in these traditional folk sayings.
- "God made a wonderful mother, A mother who never grows old: he made her smile of the sunshine, And he molded her heart of gold; In her eyes He placed bright shining stars, In her cheeks fair roses you see; God made a wonderful mother, And He gave that dear mother to me." ~ Pat O'Reilly, Excerpt from his poem Wonderful Mother
- Feb 07 2015The Irish term "Tis Herself" is an affectionate expression in both the Irish and Scottish language, denoting a woman of importance, usually the lady of the house.
- Ireland, like the majority of nations, has a variety of unique Christmas customs that are unique to the country. It is possible that many of these traditions had their origins at a period when the Gaelic culture and religion of the land were being repressed, which explains why they have lasted until present times. Read all about these wonderful Irish Christmas Traditions including the candle in the window, holly wreaths, the Laden table and the Wren Boy procession.
- May 31 2014Mother Mary, during this the fairest month of all the year, may we always remember that you reveal to us the mother love of God and that the image of Madonna and child is also an image of God and us.