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We’re Experiencing a Wee Bit of Irish in Baton Rouge
Apr16

We’re Experiencing a Wee Bit of Irish in Baton Rouge

Corey and I are traveling in the U.S. right now; and while in Louisiana, we’re taking in a bit of Irish and Celtic Culture. Music and Good Times This Friday, April 19th, we’re joining a casual céilidh put on by the Celtic Society of Louisiana. The evening of music and fun will be held at their new “An Chisten” (located behind the office for Holly Construction and Highland Electric: 1969 Carolyn Sue Dr near Airline Hwy off...

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The Symbols of Ireland
Mar22

The Symbols of Ireland

I’m afraid you won’t find any dancing leprechauns, pots of gold, or green beer on this list of symbols of Ireland… it’s not St Paddy’s Day and we’re not in a sports bar that calls itself an Irish pub. In honor of symbols day for #FriFotos on Twitter (a weekly, themed photo sharing event), I thought I’d list a few symbols of Ireland… The High Cross Donaghmore High Cross, Co Tyrone...

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Finding Your Way in Ireland with My Discover Ireland
Feb04

Finding Your Way in Ireland with My Discover Ireland

I love finding little things that help me plan my next trip to Ireland. Today I started mapping routes on My Discover Ireland… it’s kind of like a Google Maps, but it has the added bonus of helping find places to see in Ireland. Here’s how it works… 1. Type in a starting point and an ending point,. 2. Click “Get Directions.” 3. My Discover Ireland maps a route in orange and highlights points of...

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Home to Ireland… in the Shannon Region
Dec15

Home to Ireland… in the Shannon Region

This video will tug at the heartstrings. I have so many memories of “coming home” at Shannon Airport, and this brought that right back. Thanks to our friends at the Rowan Tree Hostel for sharing… loved all the familiar Ennis scenes as well. Keep reading to watch the video. Even Santa got a boost from the town… Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite...

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Celtic Knotwork Plate Shard Jewelry Giveaway
Dec11

Celtic Knotwork Plate Shard Jewelry Giveaway

It’s the giveaway season here at the Irish Fireside, and it’s been a tradition for me to add a piece of my shard jewelry to the gift-giving festivities. Usually, I offer a broken piece of Irish Belleek that I transform into jewelry, but this year I’m breaking from tradition. For 2012, I’ve got a gorgeous piece with Celtic knotwork that is based on the Book of Iona (from what is believed to be the same library...

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