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, 2020
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
Want Romance? Stay in an Irish Castle
Dotted all around Ireland, castles immediately evoke magic. They are a testament to a rich history but are also very much alive in the present. Are you looking for romance? Then why not stay in an Irish castle?
Posted on May 24, 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
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 20, 2019
Claddagh Ring - How to Wear this Irish Symbol of Love in 2019
Worldwide A-list actor Colin Farrell has ensured that Ireland’s Claddagh ring remains firmly on the map in 2019 as he has been seen at red carpet premieres all over the world from Dublin to Japan wearing the classic Irish ring.
Posted on May 15, 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
3 Top Irish Gifts for a Family Reunion
The importance of family reunions can never be overestimated. It can be difficult to organize gatherings of the generations in a spontaneous way with busy lifestyles nowadays, coupled with people living in different locations, so taking the time for a family get together will reap rewards that will be treasured for years.
Posted on February 26, 2019
2019 - 3 Wedding Trends to Watch
What are the wedding trends to watch in 2019? From the emergence of the strength of simplicity, to a trend for glass, to bright colors making a comeback, here are 3 themes to consider with beautiful rings to match.
Posted on February 13, 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