In our new infographic, we explore the facts and figures behind The Easter Rising which took place in Dublin in 1916.
After hundreds of years of emigration, there are plenty of of people of Irish descent who scattered throughout the world. It might surprise you to know that there are over 34 million people in the United States who trace their roots back to Ireland. In fact, millions of people around the world trace their ancestry […]
Our infographic below covers weddings from A-Z. There is so much involved in a wedding and this infographic has most of what you need to be mindful of when organizing one. A wedding is a momentous occasion in a person’s life so it’s important that it runs smoothly. This infographic will help you be organized!
The character and wit of Dublin’s street traders was legendary, none more so than Molly Malone. ‘In Dublin’s Fair City, where the girls are so pretty, I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone’ is the opening line of the song about an iconic character in the history of this city of characters. Molly […]
Was this battle outside Dublin in 1014 the most significant in Ireland’s history? Clontarf today is a suburb on the north side of Dublin City with pleasant views over Dublin Bay and the Wicklow Mountains. However Clontarf is best known as the site of one of the bloodiest battles in Irish history. This year marks […]
Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland is celebrated throughout the world on the 17th of March. But, just who was Saint Patrick? St Patrick, the patron St of Ireland was born in the 4th century, He was kidnapped and enslaved by Irish raiders when he was about 16. He was brought to Ireland where […]
On the north west coast of Ireland, in County Antrim, is one of the country’s most striking landforms and popular visitor destinations, the world renowned Giant’s Causeway. The Causeway is a rock made of flat-topped polygonal columns that form 40,000 steps. These geometrical shapes give the impression that the Causeway was not formed by natural […]
On the southern bank of the River Liffey at the corner of Parliament Street and Essex Quay is the Sunlight Chambers, one of Dublins many architectural treasures. The most distinctive feature of the romantic Italianate style building is two highly colourful terracotta friezes that extend across the length of the facade. The friezes depicts the […]
We take a look at the trends in Celtic jewelry from the traditional to the contemporary. There has been a steady rise in the popularity of vintage themed weddings in recent years. The proliferation of social media may have had a hand in this as people joined Pinterest and Facebook in their droves in trying […]
In 1868 in the town of Ardagh, County Limerick, two men were digging for potatoes in a ring fort, believed to protect the potatoes from the blight that brought the famine 30 years earlier. They came across something hard in the soil and when they cleared away the earth they found a chalice and other […]