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

2022

From The Vikings to The Normans (#737)
The Mother & Baby Homes of Ireland (#736)
The Pogues & More – A Different Sort of Irish Music (#735)
Danny Boy and the Music and Songs of Ulster (#734)
Reporting The Great Irish Famine (#733)
Holland & Brown – 2 Irish Giants of Naval History (#731)
When Did Your Ancestor ARRIVE in Ireland (#730)
Old Irish Culture and Traditions (#729)
Ireland, Religion, Methodists, Quakers & Pennsylvania (#728)
Ulster Scots and the Orange Order (#727)
Irish Proverbs and Irish Accents (#726)
Enjoy the High Spirits of the Irish (#725)
The Evolution of Irish Music in 12 Tracks (#724)
Inside the Hedge Schools of Ireland (#722)
Will You Travel With This Irish Saint? (#716)
An Irish Rebel Easter (#715)
A Journey Along The St. Lawrence River (#714)
It’s Time for an Irish Census (#713)
An Irish Musical Education (#712)
Let’s Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! (#711)
Would You Live on an Irish Island? (#710)
James Bond Meets Sherlock Holmes – An Irish Story (#709)
Murder in The West of Ireland – (#708)
Elvis and The Fighting Irish – (#707)
A Valentine Card From Ireland – (#706)
The Death of An Irish Chieftain – (#705)
A Celtic Spring – (#704)
Ireland, Scotland & Robbie Burns – (#703)
Two Giants of Irish Literature – (#702)
All God’s Creatures Have a Place in the Choir – (#701)

2020

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.

2019

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.

2018

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)