The Irish Store's Blog Posts Tagged 'History of Ireland' (8)

26 Common Popular Irish Sayings by The Irish Store

26 Common Irish Sayings

The following is a compiled list of 26 common Irish sayings with their translations below written by The Irish Store.

You may find these useful to save confusion & hassle when crossing paths with an Irish person.…

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Added by The Irish Store on April 26, 2018 at 9:57am — No Comments

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

The Best Things To Do In Dublin For Under $20

Holidays can be expensive at the best of times, wining and dining and fitting in all the attractions. Dublin is becoming more expensive but that’s not to say it can’t be done on a budget without having to make any sacrifices. See some of the…

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Added by The Irish Store on May 7, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ogham: Ireland's Ancient Script

Following on from the Belleek video in our series of Meet the Makers Videos here on The Irish Store is our trip to Ogham Wishes Workshop in the remote village of Knockcroghery in County Roscommon in March 2014.

Ogham writing is Ireland’s ancient script. It can still be…

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Added by The Irish Store on April 2, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Trace Your Gaelic Roots

Where in Ireland are you from? Trace your Irish heritage and find out where your Irish surname originated or is most dominant in Ireland on the map below.

We’ve included hundreds of popular Irish surnames from all around the country, from the O’Sullivans of Cork to the Doyles of Dublin to the O’Malleys of Mayo.

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Added by The Irish Store on March 14, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Fascinating Story Behind the Traditional Irish Coffee

Irish coffees have become synonymous with winters in Ireland. Enter in to any Irish pub on a chilly evening and…
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Added by The Irish Store on March 7, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Step Back in Time and See Ireland from the Late 1800s Onwards

Let's take a look back to the late 1800s and early 1900s at old pictures of the rural countryside and city life throughout various parts of Ireland. (Top image: Donkey cart…

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Added by The Irish Store on February 19, 2014 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

The Stories Behind the Symbols of Ireland

Learn about the stories and tales behind Ireland’s most recognised and renowned symbols as we begin the 4 week count down until Saint Patrick’s Day. The time of year for parades, green outfits, face-paints, Guinness and all…

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Added by The Irish Store on February 18, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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