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The Stone Circles and Druids of Ireland

Ancient stone circle

Have you heard of the Druids of Ireland? Long before Christianity reached Ireland’s shores, there was a complex culture of beliefs involving the practices of law, medicine, and the oral tradition. In this letter we discuss the Druids, the ancient intellectual class of ancient Ireland. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from […]

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The Journey of an Irish Royal Family.

In this letter – we look at the journey of an ancient Irish Royal family around the north half of Ireland over many centuries. This “journey” was typical of many Irish families following the arrival of the Normans and the later plantations. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this […]

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The O’Neills of Ireland – Fact and Fiction

The following is an Irish Story submitted by Mary O’Neill Leidner as part of our 2015 Reader Story competition. The winner of the competition will be announced on February 14, 2015. Please do feel free to leave your comments, questions – and encouragement! in the comment section at the end of the story. ~Mike Collins. The […]

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A Birthday Trip to Ireland: A Reader’s Letter from Ireland

Dear Family, We boarded our Aer Lingus flight to Shannon At Baltimore Washington International Airport. ( A 65th birthday Present from our Six children). Ron and I are full of expectations of what we imagine Ireland to be. This is our dream come true. As we circle to land at Shannon Airport, a look below […]

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Emails from Ireland: A Reader’s Letter from Ireland

9/07/09 Greetings all from Ireland! Wish you all were here!! There’s sooo much to share, I don’t know where to begin. I’ll try to send a longer email another time soon. We’ve seen beautiful scenery, have a fun tour guide and a lot of nice people on the bus.

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