Every country has its own legends. Norway, its trolls, Scotland the unicorn, Germany the Brothers Grimm and the Lorelei. Come search Irelands legends.
St. Patrick started his life as the son of a nobleman. Enslaved in Ireland as a shepherd, he heard God's call among the sheep of the Emerald Isle.
St Patrick's Day is coming soon. So let's take a look back at the life, times, facts and legends surrounding the patron saint of Ireland.
IRELAND, December 7, 2019 — For anyone traveling to the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland for the holidays, the “Emerald Island” has spruced up and added millions of lights along with plenty of red to complement the traditional Irish green. Sparkling with twinkling lights, replete with delicious food and drink and brimming with great ...
The poseur will ask for a green beer, but the true Irishman will be seeking the smooth sweetness of real Irish Whiskey to celebrate the wearing of the green
After a lengthy and emotional driven campaign, voters in the Ireland Abortion Referendum have decided to repeal the current ban on abortions. Abortions have been a controversial topic in the Catholic driven country.
Few if any of the Ireland’s homeless citizens receive the cleaning services, free clothes laundry facilities, and ironing boards given to foreign asylum seekers.
Recent news reports from the Emerald Isle predict that the small County Clare village of Lisdoonvarna – population 300 - could soon be overwhelmed by a government-forced resettlement of 115 “asylum seekers” from various countries in Africa.
St. Patrick, a teen of noble Roman birth, was taken to Ireland as a captive and enslaved by Irish slave traders around 400 AD. One day, after six years of slavery, he heard the voice of God telling him to go back to Rome. Later he returned to Ireland as a Bishop of the Church.
Simple practices at the ancient Samhain festivals continue to exist in familiar forms in the Halloween festivities practiced 3,000 or more years later!
Common myths and misunderstandings may prevail regarding Ireland’s patron saint; yet, at the heart of the myths, there is a very real man
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 17, 2016 — Everyone is a bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Or so they say. Here in the United States it is a day of celebration for all things Irish. Children in school wear green or get pinched. Pubs, nightclubs, restaurants—especially in cities with large Irish populations–swill green beer. We eat ...
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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 — Some Muslims in Northern Ireland have announced plans to leave the country to avoid anti-Islamic violence. The announcement comes after an attack on a Muslim family in the city of Belfast, when crazed rioters broke into their home and assaulted them. READ ALSO: Random acts of kindness by Muslim faithful too ...
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2013 – As you can see in the image above, dating from March 17 2009, the Chicago River runs green on or around every St. Patrick’s Day. It’s Chicago’s way of celebrating the fabled Irish holy man who not only was responsible for bringing Catholicism to Ireland but for summarily dismissing all the ...