All Blog Posts Tagged 'Aran Islands' (3)

9 Things You Need to Know Before Buying an Aran Sweater

The Aran sweater is Ireland's major contribution to international style. A national icon, the sweater is still worn  and loved, connecting people with Ireland, all over the world. Cozy, cool, and knitted with the best quality wool, the …

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Added by The Irish Store on September 30, 2014 at 10:00am — 13 Comments

J.M. Synge and 'The Playboy of the Western World'

John Millington Synge was one the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival towards the end of the 19th century and the early 20th century.

Like Lady Gregory, Synge was also a dramatist portraying the Irish on stage as a means of reviving interest in Irish heritage and…

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Added by Mercier Press on April 16, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

'One Great Irish Spot': Inis Mór - My Soul's Own Home

 

Inis Mór

It is the call of the sea and the crashing waves

the songs of men given up to watery graves

The fishermen's chatter and pony cart's clatter

The seal's call and the wild rain splatter…

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Added by Bit Devine on March 12, 2014 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

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