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History and Heritage

History and Heritage

This section of the blog is dedicated to the rich and diverse history and heritage of Ireland. We will provide guides and information on where to explore castles, historical sites, buildings and artefacts dating back hundreds or even thousands of years. Also discover the cultural identify of Ireland and how that has been passed down into music, sport and folklore.

18th February 2022

St Patrick’s Day 2022 – Origins and Events

No matter where you are in the world, St Patrick’s day is a joyous occasion marked with celebrations and...

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2nd November 2021

6 Traditions to Celebrate Christmas in Ireland

When it comes to the festive season, no one does it quite like the Irish. From Guinness and mince...

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12th October 2021

4 Haunting Traditions of Halloween in Ireland

Learn about the gruesome history of Halloween in Ireland. With banshees and phantoms on the loose, discover how to...

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3 years ago

Famous libraries in Ireland

These libraries are a bibliophiles delight! These beautiful buildings have fascinating histories and house vast collections of books, some...

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4 years ago

9 Unusual St Patrick’s Facts

We all know that St Patrick’s Day is a celebration of all things Irish, but how much do you...

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4 years ago

The 9 Best Castles in Ireland

One of Ireland’s biggest attractions is its long, winding and fascinating history. What better way to uncover the country’s...