I once held the conceit that Maureen O'Hara was my mother. So it came as both a surprise and a delight to come across a picture of the deservedly famous Irish redhead standing alongside my father.
In the photo above, Dad is standing, third from left, next to film star Maureen O'Hara. To Dad's right is a…Continue
“May embers from the hearth warm your hands,
May sunshine from an Irish sky warm your face,
May a child’s bright smile warm your heart,
And may everlasting love…
Here is a lovely story from Celtic mythology about the Luck Child, a baby found abandoned in a forest and found by three cattle herders. The story tells of the loving relationship and bond these three men developed with the child as they brought her up and cared for her until she eventually…Continue
To all of those in the Wild Geese who answer to Mom, Mum, Mummy, Mother, Ma, mháthair ~
Lá na máithreacha shona ~ Happy Mother's Day…
Added by Bit Devine on March 29, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments
This Sunday, 30th March is Mother’s Day in Ireland. We’re sure many of you are Irish mothers yourselves or indeed maybe your Mother was Irish or your Mother’s Mother. Either way, we hope you get spoiled on this special day.
Our friends over at GiftsDirect.com made a heart warming Mother’s Day video filmed on the streets of Dublin. Listen to different people’s stories…Continue
Added by The Irish Store on March 25, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
With the Kentucky Derby fast arriving, our own Maryann Tracy decided to take a look at a truly dark-horse candidate to finish in the Winner's Circle in Churchill Downs on Sunday. Remember you first heard it here, at The Wild…Continue