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A Brief History of Ireland - Ireland Coast
25/11/2022

An Exciting Brief History of Ireland

Ireland, the land of fairies and folktales, Christians and pagans, beer and whiskey, has a somewhat troublesome history that propelled...

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24/11/2022

The Celtic Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Ireland: The Ultimate Guide

Polytheism was the main belief system of the Celts. It was the most popular religion in society, and meant that...

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Irish Comedians Irish Comedy
24/11/2022

25 of the Best Irish Comedians: The Irish Humour

When people think of Ireland, they often remember our great sense of humour and fun nature. Irish humour is famous...

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16/11/2022

Pookas: Digging into the Secrets of this Irish mythical creature

Every country with a renowned history has its share of legends, myths, and traditional stories. Ireland is one of those countries...

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Irish Tri-colour flying in clear sky
16/11/2022

The Symbols of Ireland and their Significance in the Irish Culture Explained

Irish heritage embraces numerous symbols and each one has its own significance. Most importantly, the symbols of Ireland unravel the...

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Autumn walks NI
16/11/2022

Autumn Walks NI – 6 stunning trails you need to visit 

Autumn walks NI Northern Ireland is known for its wide variety of magnificent landscapes, enchanting woodlands and stunning displays of nature. Throughout each County, mother nature has demonstrated her beauty and provided NI with scenic landscapes that attract attention from all around the world. To honour the beauty of NI, we’ve put a guide together for the best Autumn walks in Northern Ireland:

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Irish movies you should watch
16/11/2022

The best Irish movies you must watch!

In this article we will be examining our favourite Irish movies, ranging from the classics to modern releases and everything...

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Irish Folklore Mythical Monsters and Terrifying Creatures
11/11/2022

Irish Folklore: Mythical Monsters and Terrifying Creatures

Discover the mythical monsters that have become famous in Irish Folklore including the Leprechaun, the Banshee, the Female Vampire and more!

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Irish rock music - Irish rock bands
11/11/2022

Irish Rock bands throughout the decades: Exploring Ireland’s fascinating history through music

How did so many talented Irish Rock Bands from our small island become international legends? In this article we will explore the rise of Irish rock music

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10/11/2022

4 Compass Pubs in Ireland: A Great Guide To The Most Northerly, Easterly, Westerly, and Southerly Pubs in Ireland

Ireland is known for its many amazing bars and pubs, when you visit there is no lack of great places to grab a pint of local beer, listen to some live trad music, and have some great craic with locals. There are pubs scattered all over from North to South and from East to West so where is the most Northerly pub in Ireland? What food is served at the most southerly pub in Ireland? How do you get to the most westerly pub in Ireland and what attractions are near the most easterly pub in Ireland? This article will tell you all that and more about these compass pubs in Ireland which stand on the edges of the country.

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Banshee Fairy Tree
08/11/2022

Beware the Wail of the Banshee – This Irish fairy isn’t as scary as you think

Irish mythology is famed for its richness of detail, its abundance of memorable characters and its meaningful fables. From the...

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04/11/2022

Banshees Of Inisherin (2022): Stunning Filming Locations, Cast, and More!

Banshees of Inisherin is the lastest film from acclaimed writer and director Martin Mcdonagh best known for the film 'In Bruges'. This great new comedy is set and filmed in Ireland making use of the beautiful scenery and acting talent Ireland have to offer. Read on to find out what the films about, who acts in it, and where Banshees of Inisherin was filmed.

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Irish curses: illustration of Irish cursing stone by William Wakeman, 1875
04/11/2022

The Curious Case of Irish Curses and the magical cursing stone

The island of Ireland has always had its own unique culture. The emerald isle is a melting pot of the...

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Celtic handfasting ceremony - Irish wedding Traditions
27/10/2022

Eccentric Irish Wedding Traditions and wonderful wedding blessings

Weddings can be the happiest occasion of a persons life. It is not only a joyous time for the bride...

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26/10/2022

Irish Crochet: A Great How-to Guide, History, and Folklore Behind This Traditional 18th Century Craft

What is crochet? Before talking about Irish crochet specifically it is important to know what crochet is. Crochet is a...

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candle irish wake superstitions
25/10/2022

Discover the Irish Wake and the interesting Superstitions Associated with it

If you want to learn about the Irish wake tradition and funerla process, w ehave got you covered.

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kylemore abbey in Connemara Co. Galway West of Ireland
21/10/2022

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden: Discover beautiful Kylemore Abbey in Connemara

Kylemore Abbey is located in Connemara in the West of Ireland. This article comprises of two main sections, the history of Kylemore Abbey and a travel guide with everything you need to know about the abbey

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Pint of Guinness pub Traditional Irish Drinks
21/10/2022

The best Traditional Irish Drinks that you have to try!

If you’re looking for traditional Irish drink recipes for St Patrick's day or want to try a traditional Irish drink when visiting Ireland, we have got you covered! 

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Music festivals - Irish Festivals
20/10/2022

15 of the Best Irish Festivals to visit throughout the year

The arts scene in Ireland has thrived in recent decades, so it is no wonder that we can celebrate so...

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Bonfire Celtic Festivals Pagan Festivals Celtic Year
18/10/2022

The 4 interesting Celtic Festivals that make up the Celtic Year

The Celts celebrated 4 major Celtic festivals: Imbolc, Bealtaine, Lughnasadh and Samhain. In this article, we will discuss each pagan...

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Keem Bay Beach Achill Island Co. Mayo
17/10/2022

Achill Island – 5 Reasons to Visit Mayo’s Hidden Gem

Achill Island is located off the coast of the mainland of Ireland and is one of the best places to visit if you want to experience the beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way, traditional Irish culture and good craic all in one place!

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Traditional Irish Food - Traditional Irish Stew
14/10/2022

Traditional Irish Food – Delicious and Heart-warming Meals

In this article we will explore traditional Irish food and the history behind their popularity

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Places to Stay in Galway
13/10/2022

A Guide to the Best Places to Stay in Galway

Have you ever wondered where the best places to stay in Galway are? Well look no further, our article covers...

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croagh patrick
12/10/2022

Croagh Patrick – Ultimate climbing guide and the interesting history of the Reek

In this article you will find out everything you need to know about Croagh Patrick, including its history and practical advice for climbing the mountain.

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12/10/2022

16 Haunted Hotels in Ireland: Best Places for a spooky stay this Halloween

What better way to spend Halloween than to stay in a haunted hotel in Ireland? Read on to find out where the best haunted hotels in Ireland are and which haunted castle hotels in Ireland you can stay in.

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10/10/2022

Irish Travellers: Getting to Know these Indigenous People

If you have visited Ireland, you may have met members of the Irish Travellers Community. They are sometimes labelled gipsies...

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Temple Bar District
08/10/2022

TEMPLE BAR DUBLIN – The Amazing Temple Bar District Dublin

Temple Bar District is a cultural quarter located in Dublin, Ireland; a very popular tourist destination. The area is surrounded...

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Fairy Trees - The Superstitious Fairy Trees in Ireland
07/10/2022

The Superstitious Fairy Trees in Ireland

Ireland has always been a place filled with fascinating folklore and stories. One very interesting piece of our folklore involves...

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Amazing Grace Song
06/10/2022

Amazing Grace Song: The History, Lyrics and Meaning of the iconic song

Amazing Grace has become one of the most hauntingly beautiful Christian hymns in the world. Many famous faces have covered...

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Irish proverbs
05/10/2022

21 of the Most Famous Irish Proverbs or Seanfhocail

A proverb is a commonly known short saying that has been accepted as true and repeated by the masses. It...

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