The four most important festivals of pagan Ireland that mark the seasonal changes – Samhain, Imbolc, Bealtaine, and Lughnasadh – are still with us today.
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In Ireland, you don’t have to travel very far to find the best literary sites associated with some of the country’s best writers like W.B. Yeats and Frank McCourt.
While it may off the beaten path, County Offaly offers some rich cultural experiences and natural splendor. The best part is that you’ll mostly have these sites all to yourself.
The showdown that was the battle of Clontarf took place on April 23, 1014, Good Friday. This battle was the greatest battle to take place in Ireland.
Though the 1916 Easter Rising failed in its ultimate goal of immediately securing Irish independence, it marked the beginning of the end of colonial rule in Ireland.