Did you know the Irish invented Halloween? It's an old pagan festival that spread all over the world! Just another gift the Irish have given! Things get very spooky at the Spirit of Meath Halloween Festival coming up this October!
Lunulae and the Bronze Age in Ireland
What is a lunula? How are they made? Who wore them? We discover the history and origins of these 'little moons' and their part in the Irish Bronze Age.
The Hill of Tara (Irish: Cnoc na Teamhrach, Teamhair or Teamhair na Rí) — the seat of the high-kings of Ireland from the times of the Fir Bolg and Tuatha De Danaan. Said to be the sacred dwelling...
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Louise Kennedy Autumn / Winter 14 is an intriguingly modern mix of opulence, architectural lines and cosy cocoons, written into feminine tailoring with beautiful detail. A once-in-a lifetime tour of the private jewellery collections at The Hermitage in St. Petersburg proved heady inspiration for the…
Christmas Gifts and Wedding Bits - Stuff We Love | OneFabDay.com
Freeday dawns and so it must be time for another instalment of Stuff We Love... this week we are starting to get into the Christmas spirit, with some gorgeous places to get some gift ideas as well as lovely wedding bits and pieces. From making your own wedding rings at the Irish Design Shop to […]
St. Dymphna -the daughter of a seventh century Irish pagan king, was beheaded in a fit of rage by her father after she refused to marry him. She is the patron saint of incest victims and childhood rape victims.