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Who was Saint Patrick? Rare Facts about Ireland’s Patron Saint
Who was Saint Patrick? Synonymous with Ireland and the Irish people, the patron saint of Ireland is celebrated on March 17th all over the world with revelry and scenes of green. But how much do you know about him? Here are some rare facts about Ireland’s best known symbolic figure...
Posted on March 16, 2020
How Do People Across the World Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day?
How do people across the world celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day? This year’s unprecedented emerging health crisis has meant that celebrations have changed but where are the top spots to maximize the celebrations of Ireland’s most famous saint and all that is Irish?
Posted on March 13, 2020
Have you heard of Saint Patrick’s Handbell? The Secret of Ballyclog Revealed
A lesser known aspect to the story of Ireland’s Saint Patrick has now come to the fore with a 1,000 year old hand-bell believed to be linked to him now on display at the Ulster Museum in Belfast.
Posted on March 13, 2020
Leap Year 2020 - The Tradition of February 29 Proposals Continues
An old Irish tradition decrees that February 29 is the one day that women can take matters into their own hands and get down on one knee. This tradition is somewhat outdated as many women propose nowadays. Marriage in Ireland in 2020 now takes many modern forms but historically in Ireland this was the only day for women to get down on one knee.
Posted on February 19, 2020
Top Irish Traditions that Add Colour to Christmas Across the World
Irish Christmas traditions add a layer of magic and colour to the season and there are many that are as popular today as when they first began. So what are the top traditions that have spread across the world and are popular globally right now?
Posted on December 11, 2019
Celtic Handfasting - Why this Ancient Wedding Tradition is Back
The ancient Celtic wedding tradition of Handfasting is one of the fastest growing trends to emerge once more and is being seen at weddings of all types both in Ireland and globally in recent times. So what is this symbolic ceremony and why is it proving so popular?
Posted on August 22, 2019
A Celtic Christmas - How Irish is Yours?
While the population of Ireland is over 6 million, it is estimated that 50 to 80 million people around the world have Irish connections. No matter what their location, many Irish at home and abroad like to add a Celtic touch to their Christmas.
Posted on December 18, 2018
4 Irish Christmas Traditions That Have Lasted The Test Of Time
Christmas is all about tradition and while trends come and go, every family has its own traditions. Ireland and Irish people at home and all over the world have many true traditions when it comes to Christmas and the festive season.
Posted on December 7, 2018
Irish Music - A Traditional Celebration with Jewelry
The world’s largest celebration of Irish music, language, song and dance comes to our home town of Drogheda this week. Here are some beautiful pieces of jewelry to celebrate Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 and the very best of Irish design and craftsmanship, all featuring the Irish harp.
Posted on August 14, 2018
The ‘Rings from Ireland’ Guide to Fleadh Cheoil 2018
Are you planning to attend Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018? The world’s largest annual celebration of Irish music, language, song and dance comes to Drogheda, County Louth for the first time ever and takes place from Sunday 12th to Sunday 19th August.
Posted on August 10, 2018
Ireland and the Boyne Valley - A Proud Tradition of Craft and Music
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 is coming to Drogheda, County Louth for the first time ever and is the world’s largest annual celebration of Irish music, language, song and dance, taking place from Sunday 12th to Sunday 19th August.
Posted on August 3, 2018
Boyne Valley - New Discoveries at Newgrange ‘Unparalleled’
Newgrange has always been one of Ireland’s most important historic sites. Now Ireland’s recent heatwave has seen archaeologists uncover even more ‘extremely significant’ sites at the world famous prehistoric complex.
Posted on July 31, 2018
Rings from Ireland Welcomes Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018
Rings from Ireland has been selling Celtic and Irish wedding bands and jewelry worldwide from the heart of the Boyne Valley since 1998 and is proud to welcome Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann 2018 to Drogheda.
Posted on July 24, 2018
5 Lost Irish Wedding Traditions its Time to Revive
Are you getting married? Are you a bridesmaid or is there a family wedding in the calendar? From a change of color, to a very special choice of ring, here are 5 lost Irish wedding traditions its time to revive right now.
Posted on March 1, 2018
Valentine’s Day – Are you Planning to Propose?
You may have been thinking about proposing for a while and if you have, Valentine’s Day, February 14th is one of the most romantic days in the calendar to ask that big question. And if you want to get even more romantic, why not give it added meaning and include an Irish twist to the proceedings!
Posted on January 26, 2018
Irish Christmas Traditions - Where They All Began
Did you know that many of the Christmas traditions as we know them today actually have Celtic and Irish roots?
Posted on December 22, 2017
Celebrate the Celtic Way this Christmas 2017
How do you bring in a Celtic flavour to your Christmas celebrations? It might be easier than you think, as many much-enjoyed and celebrated traditions have their roots in Celtic mysticism and symbolism.
Posted on December 20, 2017
Green for 2017 - 5 Best Saint Patrick’s Day Parades
From parades at dawn to a four day spectacular; from U.S. marching bands to sublime storytelling, here is how to do it best and go green for Friday 17th March, 2017 with the 5 best Saint Patrick’s Day Parades in Ireland.
Posted on March 15, 2017
Tracing Your Irish Roots? New Records Released
Are you interested in tracing your Irish roots? An amazing 12.5 million new digitized records of births, marriages and deaths has just been released by IrishGenealogy.ie from the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.
Posted on November 3, 2016
Saint Patrick’s Day 2016 – Our Top 4 Ways to Celebrate
Saint Patrick’s Day 2016 is shaping up to be one of the most spectacular years of celebration yet. Here are our top 4 ways to celebrate this year.
Posted on March 11, 2016