February 1 is the feast day of Ireland’s lesser-known patron saint, St. Brigid, who wove a unique Celtic cross from rushes and convinced a dying Gaelic chieftain to convert to Christianity.
Not all necklines are made the same. Here’s the difference between the most popular styles of Crew, Cowl, Turtle, and Shawl you need to know.
If you’re single (and looking for love), wear it on your right hand, facing outward; If you’re in a relationship, wear it on your right hand, facing inward; If you’re engaged, wear it on your left hand, facing outward; If you’re married, wear it on your left hand, facing inward
According to Irish legend, if you want the “gift of gab,” all you have to do is kiss the Blarney Stone, by leaning upside-down backwards over the highest parapet of a 15th century castle.
The nine counties of Ulster, in Ireland’s north, are home of Ireland’s last Gaelic kings, Bushmills, the Titanic, and more.