An Irish ship bringing supplies to the pilgrims likely inspired the first Thanksgiving celebrations after a long, hard winter when Plymouth colony was on the verge of starvation.
Cruel or kind, the Irish witch has been embedded into the mindscape of Irish superstition for many ages, capable of great mystical acts.
The Rebellion of 1641 marked the beginning of the Irish Confederate War and led to the establishment of the brief Irish Catholic Confederate.
The combination of pagan and Christian ritual in Ireland explicitly that gave birth to today’s contemporary Halloween celebrations, including the Jack-O’-Lantern.
Though Aran sweaters were originally knit with coarse, oil-rich wool, today’s sweaters are made with increasingly soft merino wool.
The Aran sweater as we know it today evolved from a type of Irish fisherman’s sweater worn on the remote Aran Islands in the 19th century.