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Irish Culture and Traditions

The Celtic Cross: Mysterious Sun Symbol from Ireland

About sixty mysterious crosses with a circle superimposed on them, created before the middle of the XII century, can still be seen over the vast territory of Ireland. Also, such crosses dot thousands of cemeteries not only on the island, but also in England, Wales, Scotland, Europe and other most unpredictable places. The most famousContinue reading “The Celtic Cross: Mysterious Sun Symbol from Ireland”

Imbolc – Saint Brigid’s Day February 1st

Imbolc or Imbolg, also called Brigid’s Day, and Saint Brigid’s Day is a Gaelic traditional festival marking the beginning of spring. Saint Brigid’s Day is also called: Lá Fhéile Bríde (Irish), Là Fhèill Brìghde (Scottish Gaelic) Saint Brigid’s Day – February 1st This feast day is held on 1 February, or about halfway between theContinue reading “Imbolc – Saint Brigid’s Day February 1st”

Saint Stephens day and The Day of the Wren Traditions

One of Ireland’s unique and darker traditions, celebrated on December 26th, relates to killing a small bird in revenge for betraying St Stephen.“Hunting the Wren” is an Irish tradition that is believed to pre-date Christian times. It sounds pretty cruel, where basically the tiny bird is captured, killed and tied to a pole. Local musiciansContinue reading “Saint Stephens day and The Day of the Wren Traditions”

THE MEANING BEHIND MEN’S CELTIC WEDDING RING DESIGN

Traditional Irish wedding traditions date far back in time and many have survived for decades in one form or another today. These Irish wedding traditions include classic Men’s Celtic wedding ring designs. The designs to the Celtic Wedding Rings are rooted in nature came from folklore and superstitions for generations. passed on generations. Today IrishContinue reading “THE MEANING BEHIND MEN’S CELTIC WEDDING RING DESIGN”

The Claddagh Ring a Romantic Story of Friendship, Love and Loyalty

The Claddagh ring is a famous Irish ring with a love story that transcends time. The story of the Claddagh Ring is one of enduring love that began long, long ago in 1675 in the small fishing village of Claddagh in County Galway, Ireland. It all began when a young lad by the name Richard Joyce. The Joyce family is oneContinue reading “The Claddagh Ring a Romantic Story of Friendship, Love and Loyalty”

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