Shared Stories and Warm Thoughts

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Posted in Category: Irish Culture

Who Was Brian Boru?

Ireland had many high kings, but one name has stood out through the centuries. Brian Boru. Who was he, and why has he towered over Ireland’s other high kings in history? Why do we know his name today? Brian Boru’s best-documented legacy is his victory at the Battle of Clontarf on April 23rd, 1014 AD. […]

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What’s Hidden in the Heartlands?

Fáílte Ireland has launched a campaign to highlight a part of Ireland often overlooked by tourists – the midlands. Encompassing counties Cavan, Leitrim, Westmeath, Longford, Offaly, Roscommon, and parts of Galway and Tipperary, the new Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands campaign showcases a range of destinations. While many know of the broad, majestic River Shannon and the […]

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Wisdom of Irish Mothers

While mothers in Ireland had their day in March, those in North America have a few weeks left until Mothers’ Day. Irish mothers are a special breed, no matter where in the world they live. Each one is unique, of course, but most have some shared qualities that can be endearing, annoying, and hilarious at […]

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