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Why Couples Worldwide are saying ‘I Do’ in Ireland
It’s official! 2018 was the most successful year ever for tourism in Ireland – a record 11.2 million visitors came to Ireland north and south which is a rise of over 500,000 visitors and for the first time ever Dublin Airport has also surpassed the 30 million passenger milestone.
Posted on May 31, 2019
Are you a Celt, Gael or Viking? Check Ireland’s New Genetic Map
Do you have eight great-grandparents born within 50km of each other in Ireland? If so you could contribute to learnings about Irish history and population structure across Ireland and Celtic ancestry.
Posted on May 28, 2019
Irish Wedding Trends for 2019
From statement jewelry and headpieces to the re-emergence of dried flowers and new-look wedding dresses, here’s a look at what to expect at some of the most beautiful Irish weddings of the year.
Posted on May 21, 2019
How to Add a Touch of Irish to your Wedding Flowers
Many Irish brides through the years have carried a bunch of wild flowers or worn a wildflower wreath instead of a tiara. It depends on the season but nowadays you can get a very wide selection of flowers at any times of year. Here’s how to add a touch of Irish to your wedding flowers.
Posted on March 1, 2019
Why Christmas is a Magical Time to Propose
The winter holiday season is the most romantic time of the year to propose, with an extra magical sparkle that adds a layer of additional atmosphere both outdoors and indoors.
Posted on December 12, 2018
Christmas Gifts - Take Inspiration from Ireland
From culture to craft to food, beautiful romantic locations to jewelry, the influence of history and the geographic beauty of the country... why not take inspiration from Ireland for your Christmas gift ideas?
Posted on December 13, 2017
Celebrate Thanksgiving 2016 – With an Irish Twist!
Thanksgiving is one of the best loved All-American celebrations for family and friends. It’s a time of gathering, reflection, gratitude and food and drinks are always in abundance and at the center of the festivities.
Posted on November 22, 2016
Top Ten Celebrities You Didn’t Know Had Irish Links
From Charlie Sheen to Ben Stiller, Bruce Springsteen and even Meryl Streep – here are ten celebrities that have Irish heritage. Prepare to be surprised!
Posted on August 26, 2016
Three Irish Musical Ideas to Transform Your Wedding
Would you like to celebrate your Irish heritage at your wedding? Here are three Irish musical ideas that will add resonance to your wedding.
Posted on October 13, 2015
Wedding Countdown - Your Essential Checklist
Getting married in 2016? Congratulations. Here is your essential checklist to make sure that your countdown goes like clockwork!
Posted on August 25, 2015
Planning a Wedding? 6 Of Ireland’s Best Wedding Websites
Are you planning a wedding? Here are 6 of Ireland’s best wedding websites right now.
Posted on August 14, 2015
3 Unmissable Irish Summer Festivals in July and August
This summer, Ireland is the festival hub of the world with happenings all over the country from Malin Head to Mizen Head. Here is the Rings from Ireland guide to 3 unmissable Irish summer festivals and the jewelry that you can wear to each during July and August.
Posted on July 10, 2015
Made In Ireland - Top 5 Iconic Movies Filmed Here
Irish films are famous around the world. Here are 5 of the top iconic movies filmed on the island from coast to coast.
Posted on March 31, 2015
Ireland in 2015 - 5 Reasons to Visit
Ireland has been voted as one of the top ten countries to visit in 2015 by influential travel guide Lonely Planet. Ranking fifth on the list, Ireland has been described as “stunningly scenic”. We look at upcoming events and five reasons to visit in 2015.
Posted on February 5, 2015
Four Step Guide to Researching Your Irish Roots
If you are interested in researching your family roots and connections with Ireland, there’s no time like January to start.
Posted on January 28, 2015
New Year - The Edit - Take a Fresh Look at  your Jewelry Collection
There’s no better time than the New Year to take a fresh look at your jewelry collection. Are you storing it properly? Does any of it need to be repaired? What is on your wishlist for 2015? Here are five ways to take a fresh look at your jewelry collection.
Posted on January 12, 2015
Season’s Greetings... In Irish
Why not swop the traditional Season’s Greetings by saying it in Irish this year - Beannachtai an tSeasuir. Here are some traditional Irish greetings and Christmas blessings...
Posted on December 24, 2014
How to Celebrate Christmas The Irish Way
From the Christmas Day swim to the Late Late Toy Show, we look at the traditions and festivities around Christmas in Ireland.
Posted on December 23, 2014
Five Must-Know Facts When Buying Jewelry As a Gift
There’s nothing better than finding something sparkly under the tree, but take note of these five must-know facts when buying jewelry as a gift.
Posted on December 8, 2014
The Celtic Nations - A Common Culture
The Celtic nations are territories in Northern and Western Europe whose own Celtic languages and cultural traits have survived. We look at these areas, traditions and links between them.
Posted on October 17, 2014