Ardagh Hoard

    The Ardagh Hoard, a collection of 8th and 9th Century mental work, is regarded as the best preserved and greatest ever treasure find in Irish history. Now on display in the National Museum …

Tír na nÓg – The Land of the Young

Once upon a time, many years ago, there lived a great warrior named Oisín, son of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill, or Finn MacCool in its English form. MacCool was leader of Fianna – a group …

Ever heard of a Strawboy??

I recently attended a wedding in Co. Clare. A first cousin of mine married a local girl, I must add a beautiful, inside and out, local girl! We celebrated in true Irish fashion from day …

Love is closer than we think!!

  With no definitive written account of St. Valentine life in the third Century, the Saints connection with Ireland might surprise you. In 1836, Pope Gregory XVI send a gift to the Carmelite Church on …

Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum

Ireland’s most notable burial ground has got to be Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. It is the first burial ground in Ireland in which both Irish Catholics and Protestants could bury their dead. Prior to the …

It’s huge, it’s complex, it’s iconic, there is nothing like it anywhere else in the world and it’s right here in the heart of Co. Tipperary. The Rock of Cashel (Carrig Phadraig), more formally St. …

Ormond Castle, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary

Situated in Carrick-on-Suir in County Tipperary, Ormond Castle is the best example of an Elizabethan manor house in Ireland. It was build by Thomas Butler, the 10th Earl of Ormond in the 1560’s. Closely integrated …

Explore your Irish Ancestry

There exists within us all a burning desire to find out more about our history, where we come from and the people of our lineage who came before us. Here in Ireland we have a long tradition …

Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Irish Heritage Urns are proud members of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland. Head quartered in Kilkenny, DCCOI champion the Design and Craft industry in Ireland. …

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh!

  Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! (Ban-ick-tee na fay-lah pwad-rig or-iv) St. Patrick’s Day Blessing On You   …