All Blog Posts Tagged 'Mothers' (8)

Once Upon a Time, Maureen O'Hara Might Have Been My Mom

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…

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Added by Gerry Regan on May 2, 2018 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

Favorite Irish Blessings for Mother's Day

Here are some Irish blessings which are perfect for Mother's Day:

“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…

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Added by Mairead Geary on May 8, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment


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The Luck Child

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…

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Added by Totally Irish Gifts on March 1, 2015 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

On This Mothering Sunday . . .

I thought this might be appropriate. A little bit of Irish history, but as a mother might see it. I can only imagine the…

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Added by Bean Sáirséil on March 30, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Lá na Máithreacha Shona

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…

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Added by Bit Devine on March 29, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

How Irish Is Your Mother?

Another flow chart brought to you by our friends at GiftsDirect.com. The last flow chart designed by TheIrishStore, "How Irish…

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Added by The Irish Store on March 26, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Irish Mother's Day Video in Dublin

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…

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Added by The Irish Store on March 25, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Kentucky Derby Special: A Tip for Punters -- 'Me Maw'

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…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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