Experience Ireland in a New Light… by the Glow of Your iPad
Mar20

Experience Ireland in a New Light… by the Glow of Your iPad

There was a time when I’d step into my local bookstore in the month of March and would find an entire table stacked with books about Ireland and St Patrick. They had everything from travel guides to cookbooks to humorous journals to spiritual biographies (is that a genre?), but my favorites were the picture books with sweeping photos and gorgeous moments captured in Ireland. I would spend an hour or two thumbing through the...

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#126 Liam and the Old Souls of Ireland – AUDIO
May09

#126 Liam and the Old Souls of Ireland – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #126 Liam and the Old Souls of Ireland In this episode Liam talks about Irish story telling and the old souls that bring tales to life as part of the launch of Gavin Greer’s free ebook “Ireland: A Gathering of Stories” – Including a story from his neighbor Katie Madden. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are available on iTunes – here’s our link for...

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Ireland: A Gathering of Stories FREE Download
May03

Ireland: A Gathering of Stories FREE Download

Our friends over at Awakin Digital Publishing have collected a wonderful series of Irish stories from a variety of interesting people for their Irish in Stories project… including Fra Gunn, Roy Arbuckle, Orla Melling, Liz Weir, and our very own Liam Hughes. The e-book focuses on both the stories and storytellers, and I think you’ll find it an enjoyable read. Download the PDF version for FREE. Enjoy this post?If so, join...

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Isle Magazine Issue 2 Published… and It’s Still Beautiful, Informative, Digital, and FREE
Apr02

Isle Magazine Issue 2 Published… and It’s Still Beautiful, Informative, Digital, and FREE

The words have been typed, the images tweaked, and the second edition of Isle Magazine is available to everyone. We’re especially fond of their ongoing support of bloggers… this month they look at Irish bloggers who aren’t in Ireland. You’ll meet an Ireland-born Irish-American mom, an Irishman going above and beyond to help support those participating in The Gathering, a Mayo-born designer in Bosto, and a New...

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The 25 Best Articles for Your St Patrick’s Day Reading!
Mar16

The 25 Best Articles for Your St Patrick’s Day Reading!

The Ides of March tend to bring out the best articles about Ireland… or maybe it has something to do with training for green beer consumption on the 17th. Regardless, here are 25 Irish-interest articles you don’t want to miss… 5 Must-Reads! The History of Ireland in 100 Object – FREE download this month 20 Great Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day – Bon Appétit Sales of Irish Whiskey Up 400% – The...

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Journey Into Ireland’s Past and Present Through Music
Mar06

Journey Into Ireland’s Past and Present Through Music

Ireland’s past is filled with the work of poets and musicians. So too is its present. Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, Mike Scott, Luka Bloom, and Cathie Ryan lead journeys into past and present through their music.   Songs of the Scribe Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin knew that Ireland’s first personal poetry, writings in Old Irish found as notes on the margins of medieval manuscripts, had inspired modern day Irish poets Seamus Heaney...

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