The four most important festivals of pagan Ireland that mark the seasonal changes – Samhain, Imbolc, Bealtaine, and Lughnasadh – are still with us today.
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.
Throughout Ireland on Good Friday, devout Catholics perform the Stations of the Cross en masse, one of the most stunning displays of devotion witnessed anywhere on Easter Weekend
Together, the surnames names Sullivan and O’Sullivan are the third-most frequently found names in Ireland, and among the top 10 in America.
The original Donegal tweed was first handwoven by Donegal fishermen and their families around 150 years ago.
The old Irish gods didn’t disappear, they just became the basis of today’s Irish fairy folklore, coexisting with Christianity for centuries.