Irish Traditions

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 …

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 …