The Irish festival of Lughnasadh, celebrated each August 1st, is the Celtic harvest festival, welcoming autumn, the harvest, and marking the end of summer.
The 12 Apostles of Ireland were 6th century monks under the pupilage of St. Finnian of Clonard and are regarded to have established Christianity in Ireland.
The clan name Walsh is the 4th most used family name in Ireland. It is now found across the globe as Irish have left the country over time.
The nine counties of Ulster, in Ireland’s north, are home of Ireland’s last Gaelic kings, Bushmills, the Titanic, and more.
Irish Celtic mythology is traditionally defined by four cycles, each encompassing a different era of Ireland’s folkloric past.
When the Earl of Pembroke Richard de Clare, better known as Strongbow, invaded Ireland at the request of an Irish king, he unknowingly ushered in a new era of Irish history.