Shamrock Craic’s top choices for everyone celebrating a birthday this fall.
Though popularly thought to be based on Romanian king Vlad III, Bram Stoker’s Dracula was largely inspired by Irish folk tales and legends.
The Aran sweater as we know it today evolved from a type of Irish fisherman’s sweater worn on the remote Aran Islands in the 19th century.
The Wild Atlantic Way along Ireland’s west coast offers travelers magisterial sites and unparalleled opportunities for exploration.
The triskelion is Ireland’s oldest symbol, signifying the many cyclical triplicities in Celtic belief and life including life, death, and rebirth.
Irish whiskey has several distinctive qualities found only on the island, where whiskey has been distilled by monks since at least the 11th century.
The October birthstone is actually two different gems, tourmaline and opal, both renowned for their kaleidoscopic beauty and multi-colored variety.
The Norman invasion of Ireland was led by Strongbow at the behest of a deposed Irish king in an attempt to regain his crown. Instead, it led to nearly 800 years of English rule.
Irish crystal is renowned for its high quality, top-notch craftsmanship, and unique designs reproduced to a standard found nowhere else.