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Category Archives for Irish Culture & Customs

Celebrating Samhain – What This Time Of Year Means to Me.

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Celebrating the celtic festival of Samhain has always been an important part of the Irish year. In this letter, Carina shares what this time of year means to her. Céad Míle Fáilte, and you are very welcome to your letter from Ireland. It’s wet and windy here today in County Cork – a perfect day […]

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The Irish President and The Irish Poet.

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Upon the death of a leading Irish Poet – who captured the hope of a nation during a lockdown, the Irish President sent the following message. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to this week’s Letter from Ireland. How are things in your part of the world today? We’ve back into storm season here in County Cork […]

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A Irish Bog Story for You.

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A Day in the Irish Bog was a typical experience for most of our Irish ancestors – harvesting the heat for the fire for the long winter ahead. Here’s just one story from the Irish bog… Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to this week’s Letter from Ireland. How are things going in your part of […]

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Remembering St. Brigid of Ireland.

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St. Brigid of Ireland

Have you ever heard of St. Brigid of Ireland? Maybe you have a Brigid/Bridgid – or even a Bridie or Biddy in your Irish family tree? Join us as we look at the story behind this most fascinating of Irish female saints. Céad Míle Fáilte and you are very welcome to your Letter from Ireland […]

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Our Irish Christmas Traditions – What are Yours?

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Every year, we follow many of the same Irish Christmas traditions here in County Cork. In this letter, Carina shares just some of these traditions – and I’m willing to bet you have some similar traditions in your own house! Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this week. How are […]

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