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Top 10 Irish cultural traditions, customs, and their origins

Irish culture is one that is rich, diverse, vibrant, and interesting. Ireland has many cultural traditions and customs with fascinating origins. Irish...

The Irish flag meaning and the powerful story behind it

The tricolour can be spotted all over the world, but what exactly does it represent? Here is the Irish flag meaning...

Top 5 Irish prison breakouts of all time, RANKED

Prison breakouts have always fascinated people everywhere, and the Irish have gone down in history with some of the most spectacular...

The Luck of the Irish: the true meaning and origin

The Irish are almost always associated with the phrase “The Luck of the Irish”. But have you ever wondered where this...

Top 10 fun facts about Limerick you never knew

If you’re from Limerick or have even the slightest interest in what could be classed as the most beautiful city in...

Discovered bones reveal Irish are not Celts after all

This recent discovery has thrown the idea of the Irish being related to the Celts into doubt. Do these discovered bones...

Top 6 Irish people that changed the world for good

Be proud, there are countless Irish people that changed the world for good, but here are out top six picks! We keep...

Top 5 toughest prisons in Ireland, ranked

The toughest prisons in Ireland contain a wide variety of criminals, ranging from fraudsters and gangsters to murderers and thieves.  While Ireland,...

Today marks the 98th anniversary since assassination of Michael Collins

It's almost 100 years since Michael Collins was assassinated. Here, we take a quick look over his remarkable life. On the...

10 mad facts you didn’t know about famous Irish people

In the mood for some crazy Emerald trivia? Look no further. In this article we reveal mad facts you didn’t know...

Top 10 best Irish drinking songs, RANKED

No visit to Ireland is complete without a pub crawl. Prepare yourself with our list of the top 10 best Irish...

The 10 best Irish rebel songs, ranked

The history of the Emerald Isle is one of struggle and rebellion, with its story sang from county to county in...

The Irish Celtic symbol for family

Looking for a gift for a loved one, or an idea for a new tattoo? Delve deeper in the rich world...

Is Northern Ireland safe to visit? (What you need to know)

Are you asking yourself is Northern Ireland safe to visit? Look no further. Check out our guide for all you need...

What not to do in Ireland: 10 things you should NEVER do

Irish people are a welcoming bunch, but some visitors tend to challenge their friendliness. To avoid offending your new mates, read...

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