Browsing: Ireland Long Ago

Holy Wells of Ireland
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Holy wells have been centres of piety for centuries in Ireland. That is, until they paved paradise, and put up a parking lot. But some of…

Hands with rosary beads
Getting The “Cure”
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I know a man… Irish history has been rough at times. Over the course of several centuries, Irish people often didn’t have the money to see…

Lost Irish Wedding Rituals
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We have lost many old Irish wedding traditions over the centuries, as other cultures have barged in on us. Here are some traditions that Nicole Buckler…

St Patrick… The Slave Trader?
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Was St Patrick a slave-trading Roman official who fled to Ireland? With St Patrick’s Day upon us, a new study asks whether the saint fled…

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