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History of Ireland - Battle of the Boyne
The History of Ireland Collection is one of the most sought after lines at Rings from Ireland. A series of important Irish symbols tells the story of Ireland in a beautiful selection of jewelry. The Battle of the Boyne is one of the most seminal stories and the most famous battle in the history of Ireland.
Posted on February 11, 2016
St. Valentine - The Irish Connection
St. Valentine is known the world over as the patron saint of love. On February 14th every year, couples and those looking for love flock to Whitefriar Street in Dublin where his remains lie. Here is the remarkable story...
Posted on February 10, 2016
History of Ireland - Magical Round Towers in Ireland
The story of the history of Ireland can be told in a series of evocative symbols. We look at the magic of round towers in Ireland.
Posted on January 27, 2016
Commemorating 1916 - Bringing Friends and Families from Overseas Together
The Irish government has launched Ireland 2016, an ambitious and wide-ranging national commemorative initiative marking 1916. We look at some of the highlights of this interpretation of Irish modern history, which aims to bring friends and families from overseas together.
Posted on January 19, 2016
Irish Myths and Legends - The Tuatha De Danann
The Tuatha De Dannan were a fascinating and mysterious group of people in ancient Ireland. They were associated with important megalithic sites such as Newgrange. We look at their story here...
Posted on November 20, 2015
Three Best Places to See Celtic Crosses
We look at the three best places in Ireland to see Celtic Crosses. Which are your top sites?
Posted on June 26, 2015
Four Stop Tour of Ireland’s Celtic Sites
Cover thousands of years in just a few days with this four stop tour of Ireland’s Celtic sites. From Bru na Boinne to the Hill of Tara, from Tulsk to Cashel...
Posted on May 26, 2015
Three Best Sites to See Ogham
Ogham is the first known written language of Ireland. Here are three of the best sites across Ireland to see living examples of this ancient language.
Posted on May 13, 2015
Irish Myths and Legends - The Story of Fionn Mac Cumhaill
Fionn Mac Cumhaill (Finn Mac Cool) was a mythical hunter-warrior of Irish mythology. Here is his story...
Posted on May 1, 2015
Claddagh Ring Gift?  Make Sure to Wear it the Right Way
How do you wear the Claddagh ring if you get a gift? If you are lucky enough to be given the gift of a Claddagh, make sure to wear it the right way...
Posted on April 28, 2015
The Story of Saint Patrick - Patron Saint of Ireland
Ireland’s Patron Saint – St. Patrick is famous the world over. We look at the story of perhaps the world’s most famous saint.
Posted on March 16, 2015
Celtic & Irish Mythology - The Children of Lir
One of Ireland’s most famous legends is that of the Children of Lir. The legend is part of the Irish Mythological Cycle and is the story of King Lir, who lived with his wife and four children Fionnuala, Aodh, Fiachra and Conn...
Posted on February 27, 2015
Spring Has Sprung - The Celtic Festival of Imbolc
Spring is here and we examine the Celtic Festival of Imbolc in Ireland, marking the start of longer days.
Posted on February 1, 2015
Impressions of Ireland - Dolmens
Dolmens dotted around Ireland are said to be up to six thousand years old. We put the spotlight on these pre-historic and extraordinary monuments.
Posted on October 28, 2014
Celtic Ireland - The Story of the Irish Shamrock
Ireland is famous for the story of the shamrock. We look at the connection with the emerald isle.
Posted on October 21, 2014
Ireland’s Greatest Romance - The Legend of Diarmuid and Grainne
The legend of Diarmuid and Grainne is one of Ireland’s greatest romantic stories. Grainne was said to have been the most beautiful woman in Ireland. Here, we explain one of Ireland’s most famous stories.
Posted on October 10, 2014
Famous High Crosses of Ireland Inspire Jewelry Collection
Ireland is known for its High Crosses. Inspired by two of Ireland’s most famous High Crosses, which are situated in County Louth, near the location of Rings from Ireland, a beautiful range of Celtic Cross jewelry has been created.
Posted on September 12, 2014
Focus On... Newgrange
The world-famous Newgrange, the most visited archaeological monument in all of Ireland, is the inspiration for a large part of the collection at Rings from Ireland.
Posted on June 20, 2014
The Vikings in Ireland
The Vikings had a profound influence on many cultures in Europe, including that of the Irish. Although the Vikings were eventually driven out of Ireland, their influence on the land was significant. They helped to create some of Ireland's earliest towns, intermarried with the local population and had a powerful impact on local arts and craftsmanship.
Posted on January 15, 2014