The bagpipes are a kind of woodwind instrument that have reeds that are enclosed and are supplied air from a bag that acts as a continual reservoir of air. Most people associate the bagpipes with Scotland, but it has a rich history with the Irish too. The Scottish Great Highland Bagpipe and the Irish Uillean Pipes are the two most popular bagpipes.
- Sep 16 2022
Grá Is The Irish Word For LoveCategories: Irish Traditions , Irish Blessings , Irish Jewelry , Celtic Jewelry , St. Valentine's Day , Education , Celtic Culture , History of IrelandCertain words such as grá, have been praised in music, poetry, and the art of ordinary speech in Ireland ever since the first lines were inscribed on Ogham stones. These words have been held in high regard ever since the beginning of Irish history.
- Sep 13 2022
Celtic Football Club HistoryCategories: Irish Traditions , Interesting Stories , Ireland , Education , Travel to Ireland , Celtic Culture
- Sep 13 2022
The History of the Fenian Claddagh RingCategories: Irish Jewelry , Claddagh Rings , Interesting Stories , Celtic Jewelry , St. Valentine's Day , Education , Celtic Culture , History of Ireland
The most well-known variant of Irish Claddagh rings is the Fenian Claddagh ring. This particular Claddagh known as the Dublin Claddagh differs from others in that it does not include a crown on top of the heart.
- Categories: Irish Jewelry , Interesting Stories , Celtic Jewelry , Jewelry Care , Education
The usage of marcasite, a gemstone that is both glossy and has a faint golden sheen, dates back thousands of years in the world of jewelry. Even though it was worn by ancient civilizations such as the Greeks and Egyptians, as well as the Incas of South America, and was made trendy by both Queen Victoria and the Art Nouveau movement, marcasite is still a very popular gemstone today.
- Categories: Interesting Stories , Celtic Legends , Celtic Jewelry , Blog , Legends and Folklore , Celtic CultureThe many Celtic animal motifs are among the most recognizable elements seen in Irish artwork. The Celts of ancient Ireland utilized the symbolism of animals to make sense of the otherwise incomprehensible natural cycles of the Earth. They did this by calling up the unfathomable powers of these natural creatures and by using the symbolism of animals.
- Aug 16 2022
Authentic Irish Coffee Recipe and History
On the day of Saint Patrick’s Day, the remark that “everyone is Irish” is one that has been heard rather often. We are aware that this is the case, and we also are aware that it is simple to partake in the good fortune of the Irish by first partaking in a delectable dinner and then in a traditional Irish coffee.
- Aug 16 2022
What Makes Up a Full Irish Breakfast?
There is nothing like starting your day off with a traditional Irish Breakfast, especially on vacation. Have you ever been curious about how to cook a full Irish breakfast in the Irish style? You don’t need to search any further! It is quite easy to do, and it is a beautiful way to show appreciation to your loved ones!
- Aug 15 2022
12 Important Celtic Symbols and MeaningsCategories: Irish Jewelry , Interesting Stories , Ireland , Celtic Knot Meanings , Celtic Jewelry , Blog , Education , Legends and Folklore , Celtic Culture
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Celtic symbols and the meanings they represent are deeply ingrained in Irish history and culture. The ancient Celts carried several symbols with them to Ireland, including the Celtic Knot and the Celtic Cross. These symbols date back thousands of years. The following list provides explanations of some of the most well-known Celtic symbols.
- Aug 15 2022
How to Pour and Drink a Pint of GuinnessCategories: Irish Traditions , News , Interesting Stories , St. Patricks Day , Irish Recipes , Ireland , Education , Travel to Ireland , History of IrelandThe act of consuming a Guinness is just as ritualistic as the act of pouring it. The first rule of drinking a pint that has been poured in two stages is that you should wait until the bartender has set it down before you take a sip.