Welcome to the headquarters for Grá XOXO.
With our eyes firmly fixed on the calendar, and our hearts on romance – Irish style, we’re rolling out a festive new feature for Valentines Day, “The Wild Geese Presents ‘Grá XOXO.'"
‘Grá XOXO’ aims to provide a welcome and entertaining excursion into this special holiday among the Irish worldwide. (By the by, "Grá” is an Irish term for love). With a great deal of "grá," we’ll be exploring Valentine’s Day from an Irish perspective with compelling content – some light-hearted, and some quite serious. Be sure to visit this page regularly over the coming days to keep up on what’s happening.
The Story of St. Valentine's Day
The Irish Link
Celebrating Love Worldwide
Great Irish Romances Series
Frederick and Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood
Robert Emmet and Sarah Curran
Charles Stewart Parnell and Kitty O'Shea
Oisín and Niamh
Diarmuid and Gráinne
Michael Collins and Kitty Kiernan
James Joyce and Nora Barnacle
W.B. Yeats and Maud Gonne
Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford
Ulster's Noisiu and Derdriu
Tristan and Isolde
How to Write Your Valentine's Day Card 'As Gaeilge'
Romantic Ireland: Irish Stories, Myths and Traditions
St. Valentine Relics in Dublin Church
St. Valentine in Ireland
Sacrifices for Freedom: The Life of John Devoy, Fenian
Sean Treacy and May Quigley: An Irish Romance
The Claddagh Ring Overseas: Legend, Fact & the Rise of an Icon
'A Yen for an Irish Lass'
"Grá XOXO" Fun & Games
Personality Quiz: Who is Your Irish Celebrity Valentine?
Knowledge Quiz: Great Irish Romances 101 (hint: read the article series above!)
Free Printable Irish Valentine!
The Wild Geese Valentine Name Generator
Irish Love Stories on Film
'Tristan & Isolde'
'P.S., I Love You'
Submit Your Love Limericks