St. Brigid epitomizes everything a strong Irish woman should be, and she holds a special place in many Irish hearts, including mine. Image Credit When we think of Irish saints, good old St. Patrick first springs to mind, but let’s face it, he was a blow-in from England, France or Wales … nobody knows for […]
Holidays In Ireland
Christmas, Easter, and Saint Patrick's Day are major holidays in Ireland with some unique customs and cultures associated with each special time.
Wishing you all a very happy Christmas. May the peace of the season surround you, as you celebrate with those you love. In Irish (or the Irish form of Gaelic) we say …. Nollaig Shona Duit This is pronounced “null-ig hun-ah gwitch” and is the singular form of the greeting. If you are addressing […]
The season for singing is upon us once again. I love Christmas carols and holiday tunes at this time of year. Today most of you are probably dashing around in the midst of pre-holiday preparations. With just one more weekend left before the big day, this Sunday may be far from a day of rest […]
Ireland is a land of poets and poetry. What better way could there be to celebrate Mother’s Day, than to explore how Irish poets have immortalized mothers in lyrical words and verses over the years. Image Credit If you have visited my blog before, my love of poetry will be no surprise. Little ditties, Irish […]
Today we celebrate St. Patrick, and everything that is Irish – our customs and culture, our language, our heritage, our food and drink. And I raise my glass to you – the readers of my blog. Thank you all for following my ramblings and recipes. I appreciate your support and your comments throughout my years […]