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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From County Down to the Wuthering Heights of Yorkshire
The Choctaw Nation and Ireland
An Irish Dracula.
Shackleton and St. Brendan – Irish Explorers who Took on The World (#112)
Have you heard of The Irish Banshee?
A Trip to The Moon – In the Footsteps of 2 Irish Scientists (#109)
The Music of Chief O’Neill
The Life, Plays and Wisdom of George Bernard Shaw
Green, White and the Orange Order
The Wine Geese of France
Ernest Shackleton and the Irish Antarctic Connection.
The Tailor and Ansty – An Irish Storyteller
Saint Brendan’s Voyage
A Special Saint Patrick’s Day Message to all of our readers
The Hedge School Teachers of Ireland


An Irish Mentor
The Easter Rising, 1916
4 Irish Women – Tales of Adversity and Triumph (#107)


2 Tales about Religion in Ireland (#105)
A Story of Irish Quakers, the Famine and Pennsylvania
Irish Whiskey – A Drop of the “Water of Life” (#103)
Irish Sayings – Is there room for the Irish language in your life? (#102)
Have You Ever Had a Drop of Irish Whiskey?
Irish Sayings – Is there Room for the Irish language in your Life?
A New Podcast – Welcome to The Letter from Ireland Show (#101)
Do You See Yourself as Irish?
How The Irish Saved Civilisation
Religion in Ireland – A Methodical Approach
A Tale of Dual Irish Citizenship and a Little More
Connecting With Your Irish Cousins
Meitheamh – Mid-Summer in Ireland
Saint Patricks Day: Looking into Saint Patrick’s Mirror
The O’Neills of Ireland – Fact and Fiction


The Irish Famine and Dear Old Skibbereen
Do You Use an Advent Calendar in Your House?


Letter to the People of Ireland – Care of – President Michael D. Higgins
A Country of Irish Family, Tribes and Kin.
Like to run an Irish Castle for a Day?