Wren Boys: An Irish Christmas Tradition

December 26th, known in Ireland as St. Stephen’s Day, is also the day when Ireland’s streets and pubs fill with the clamour of madcap Wren Boys — and now, in the 21st century, Wren Girls …

Tis the Season… for Seasoning!

2013 was an epic year for reclaimed timber here at Irish Heritage urns. We were lucky enough to pull half a dozen felled Bog Oaks from a local bog here in Tipperary. These ancient oak …

WIN an Irish Heritage Hamper!

Cozy up to an Irish Heritage Christmas this holiday season! We’re giving away this amazing hamper packed with the essence of Ireland and will ship it to one lucky winner anywhere in the world in …

Feeding the Irish Christmas Cake

As December draws near, all over Ireland households are breaking out the whiskey and liberally sprinkling the family’s traditional Christmas Cake.  These cakes are baked 8 to 10 weeks before Christmas, wrapped tightly and  allowed …

Harvesting Timber in the Irish Woodlands

A recent outing to the woods, harvesting native Irish timber from managed woodlands using the tractor and a little help from a young Kinnane and future carpenter! …

St. Brendan 10 Euro Coin

When researching the massive library of history and lore surrounding St. Brendan, the inspiration for the Irish Heritage Urns logo, we stumbled across this 2011 issue of a limited edition €10 silver proof coin celebrating …