5 Websites that will Help You Get More from Ireland’s The Gathering
Jan04

5 Websites that will Help You Get More from Ireland’s The Gathering

In 2013, Ireland is hosting what they are calling The Gathering, a year dedicated to welcoming home the Irish scattered around the globe. While many companies and communities are using this branding strictly for marketing and media play, there are a few places offering useful resources for visitors.   The Gathering www.thegatheringireland.com This event-based website provides an extensive list of for that are searchable by date,...

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Christmas in Dublin: Video Postcard
Dec03

Christmas in Dublin: Video Postcard

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Irish Celebrations in the US
Dec01

Irish Celebrations in the US

37 million people in the United States have Irish ancestors, so it makes sense that Irish celebrations in the United States are some of the most widespread, inclusive, and engaging holidays in the country. Wren Day Also known as St. Stephen’s Day, Wren Day takes place on December 26, the day after Christmas. While in other countries this is known as Boxing Day, in Ireland it is a celebration of St. Stephen. A mock hunt takes place,...

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We Hope to See YOU at the Celtic Classic
Sep27

We Hope to See YOU at the Celtic Classic

It’s a big weekend for Corey and me. We’ll be at the Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival in Bethlehem, PA, on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; and we’re looking forward to meeting up with all the Celtic enthusiasts in the crowd. Last year’s festival was lots of fun, so we’re even more excited in 2012. You’ll find us set up with Liam’s Shard Jewelry in the Glen Marketplace, so if...

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Will The Irish in Stories Project ‘Awakin’ Your Taste in Legend and History?
Aug29

Will The Irish in Stories Project ‘Awakin’ Your Taste in Legend and History?

Ireland is a place brimming with legends and stories and history. This week, the town of Ballycastle, County Antrim, continued its tradition of the Ould Lammas Fair, an event that has been held without interruption for over 300 years. That legacy is impressive, and its origins are compelling as well. Lammas is the Christianized name for the ancient “Feast of Lughnasadh” a harvest festival commemorating Lugh of the Long...

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Ireland in Bloom
Jun01

Ireland in Bloom

This weekend Dublin hosts Ireland’s biggest gardening event called BLOOM IN THE PARK. As much as I would love to be there, I won’t be arriving for a few more weeks, so I poked around for garden festivals going on this summer. Tralee Garden Festival www.holidaytralee.com/garden_festival.html 15 June – 17 June Galway Garden Festival www.galwaygardenfestival.com 14 July – 15 July Carlow Garden Festival...

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