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Musings, ramblings and thought provoking articles from our team of talented writers - all views expressed are their own!

Why Visit a Irish Heritage Center?

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For Irish descendants living outside of the republic, there exists an opportunity to get a dose of fresh, Irish culture without having to go very far. The city of Chicago has a unique Irish Heritage Center which was once an elementary school. It’s conversion into a base for Irish culture has helped it to take on an […]

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Learn How to Trace Your Irish Roots

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Ireland has a census with family information. However, the census is only effective from the year 1901. Before the census, if people wanted to list who they were and who they were related to, they would go see the parish register. What is even more perplexing is that many of Ireland’s citizens from the last […]

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Mix One Part Wood and One Part Fashion

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If there is one thing the Irish countryside has a lot of, it’s trees and fences. The majestic areas are picturesque, almost like something out of a poem. Some may find themselves drawn to these areas out of a love for nature. Others may like the romance or nostalgia associated there. Whatever it is, the pull […]

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A Woman’s Jewelry Collection: What it Really Means

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Collecting awesome jewelry and ornaments is a fun part of most women’s lives. It can take years to build up a stock of items that completes your wardrobe. Most importantly, when women attain jewelry it becomes a special part of us. We pick and receive items from loved ones and ourselves alike. Our jewelry stashes are […]

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Say Hello to Summer with Gold

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Summertime is a great time of year for fashion. It really is the ideal period to highlight your best features. Mostly, this is achieved by wearing clothes that are sophisticated, unique yet still sexy. The trick is combining the two and knowing how. Some ladies think less is more and cover too little, while some cover […]

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This Couple Did It Right!

So much of our talk involving Ireland, love and the like revolves around a certain air. Most of us get the vision of romance when we ponder something like a wedding in Ireland. And why wouldn’t we? Ireland is chalk-full of castles which scream, “sweep-me-off-my-feet-in-custom-style!” The panorama is just beautiful with green fields, lovely sunsets […]

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YES: Marriage Equality Comes to Ireland

Congratulations to Ireland, which has become the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote!   It will join twenty other countries that have legalized it across the nation.  I say “across the nation,” because it’s only legal in some areas in both Mexico and the United States.  Anyway, Ireland’s legalization is an important milestone in […]

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