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.
A massive collection of Irish marriage, birth, and death certificates, some of which date back to 1864, have been made available for free online.
From traditional Irish ballads to modern rock ‘n’ roll hits, you can’t go wrong playing any of these Irish songs at your wedding to add a bit of the Celtic touch.
Though he was born to an aristocratic Anglo-Irish family, W.B. Yeats did more to promote and preserve the folklore of ancient Ireland than anyone else.
County Tyrone in Northern Ireland is replete with green pastures, wooded trails, and epic historical sites and cultural centers.
Every country on earth has a national flag, but few are as instantly-recognizable as the Republic of Ireland’s green, white, and orange tricolor. Here’s where it comes from.