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Category Archives for Irish Culture & Customs

Is This The Best Irish Memorial Ever?

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How would you like to be remembered? In this letter, we have an example of what may be the best type of Irish Memorial – the type where a song or poem is recorded about your character and exploits. Although, the end result may not always accurately reflect how you lived! Céad Míle Fáilte – and […]

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An Irish Halloween – Stories from “Samhain” (#310)

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Do you have some Irish Halloween stories in your family? Join us as we share some Irish Halloween memories and tell stories from this time of year known on the Celtic Calendar as “Samhain”. You can listen to the show on your computer/smartphone by clicking on the play button above (the triangle with the circle […]

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Do You Have an Irish Saint in Your Family Tree?

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Have you ever wondered if you have an Irish Saint in your family tree? Here is one Irish family that had both a Saint AND a Martyr in their family tree – and I know that many of our readers are descended from this one Irish family. I’m sipping on a glass of water from […]

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Do You Like this Irish Folklore collection?

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Have you ever seen the National Irish Folklore schools collection? This is a very special resource that can be used to discover just what life was like for your Irish ancestors – the customs, work habits and more. In this letter we look at the story of just one of our readers – and show […]

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A Summer Festival – Bealtaine, the Start of an Irish Summer (#211)

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Have you ever heard of the Celtic festival of Bealtaine – marking the start of an Irish summer? In this podcast, Carina shares some of her special travels and memories at this wonderful time of year. You can listen to the show on your computer/smartphone by clicking on the play button above (the triangle with […]

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