To some, Grace O’Malley was a feminist icon. To others, she was a folk hero rebelling against English rule. And to those unlucky enough to cross her in the open seas, she was a ruthless pirate queen.
January’s birthstone, the garnet, is prized for its healing and protective powers, thought to promote good health, good luck, and was once used to ward off the Black Death.
Irish blessings date back to pre-Christian times when traveling poets and bards would offer blessing services to clans throughout the country.
Traditional Irish Christmas Dinner is a mix of old and new recipes that combine to form one of the best meals around.
Putting on a Christmas sweater doesn’t need to be a conspicuous act of irony. We say it’s time to transcend the garish sweaters of old in favor of stylish alternatives.