Irish Culture & Customs

In this section I share articles on Irish music, dancing, poetry, writing, story-telling and history. Many of the topics that we consider to be quite unique in our shared Irish heritage. I do hope you enjoy!

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Irish Culture & Customs Articles by Year


Two Giants of Irish Literature – (#702)
All God’s Creatures Have a Place in the Choir – (#701)


Celebrating Samhain – What This Time Of Year Means to Me.
The Irish President and The Irish Poet.
An Irish Bog Story for You.
Remembering St. Brigid of Ireland.


Our Irish Christmas Traditions – What are Yours?
The Holy Wells of Ireland – Saints, Cures and Tradition (#501)
Thomas Francis Meagher Escapes from Tasmania.
A Tale of Two Cities – The Tenement Museums of Dublin and New York (#408)
The Skellig Islands, Star Wars and an Irish Lent.
Have You Heard of The Irish Patriot called Michael Collins?
The Irish Festival at the start of a Celtic Spring (#403)
A Celtic Festival to Celebrate
The Man Behind the Atlas of the Irish Revolution.
When Laurel & Hardy came to Ireland.


Is This The Best Irish Memorial Ever?
Where Did The Irish Come From? The Origins of the Irish.
An Irish Halloween – Stories from “Samhain” (#310)
The Beatles – Meet The Liverpool Irish (#307)
Do You Know this Irish American Hero?
Meet 5 Irish Heroes – People Making a Difference in Heritage (#305)
Do You Have an Irish Saint in Your Family Tree?
Modern Slave Labour and The Magdalene Laundries
A Summer Festival – Bealtaine, the Start of an Irish Summer (#211)
Irish Revolution – Meet the Man behind the Atlas of the Irish Revolution (#210)
The Irish Language and a Terrible Story of Injustice
The One-Armed Wonderboy of Oriel
An Irish Song in London Town
The Last Resident of an Irish Island
An Irish Bard – The Story of a Modern Irish Poet and Storyteller (#204)
Many Have Loved Your Moments of Glad Grace
Saint Valentine of Dublin – His Life and Final Resting Place (#203)
Come Down to the Irish Pub
An Irish Saint Valentine
The Irish Bard of the Hooley
Irish Sayings, Two Paddys and One Yank
Have You Had Your Riverdance Moment?
From Ireland to Scotland – A Tale for Burns Night (#201)
An Irish Placename Travels Abroad to the City of Baltimore.
A Different Sort of Irish Music
The Stone Circles and Druids of Ireland
The Great Houses of Ireland
Holland and the Irish Submarine
Animal Rights and Humanity Dick
The Irish Traffic Lights of Syracuse


Christmas in Ireland – Tales from an Irish Home (#119)
Religion in Ireland – Let’s Take a Different Perspective (#118)
2 Irish Gentlemen – Tales of Integrity and Principle (#116)