The home of the O Connor Kerry Clan. Carrigafoyle Castle in Ballylongford, Co Kerry. The last remaining stronghold of the O Connor Kerry Clan which was attacked and plundered by Pelham's forces in 1581 which was Easter Sunday that year.
Irish Autism Advocacy. It's not leading to change.
Banshee The Irish Death Messenger The word Banshee originated from its gaelic version i.e. ‘Bean-sidhe,’ which when translated to English means faerie woman or a more literal translation is woman of the fairy mounds. There has always been much speculation as to why the Banshee only appeared to certain Irish families but ...
Banshee The Irish Death Messenger With Halloween just around the corner now it reminds me of my favorite character from the Spirit world. I have always loved the Halloween season and all that emphasis on the undead that goes with it. I think it must be my Irish Celtic roots that make me so interested in this particular festival or my Aspergers Syndrome characteristics that make me dwell on the spiritual side of life in an unusual way. Read the full article on my Hub Pages here
Fine day in Dingle - There's no place like home. Article about some old sayings from the Emerald Isle to get you in the St. Patrick's Day mood http://thewritingowl.hubpages.com/hub/Irish-Sayings-for-St-Patricks-Day#comment-11609899
The Bronze Age: Musical Horns and Instruments from Ireland's past. In 1986 an Irish Galway based music composer, named Simon O’Dwyer began to explore the musical properties of prehistoric music instruments. This subsequently led to the establishment of Ancient Music Ireland whose initial goal was to reproduce and successfully play cast bronze musical horns from the late Bronze Age. This was to be the first production of such musical instruments in over 3000 years.