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Old Moore’s Almanac of 1914: Free Land in Canada, Tragic Shipwrecks and Women’s Rights

We take a look back at the 1914 edition of Old Moore’s Almanac – and what it shows us about life in Ireland at the time. The 1914 edition of

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Holy Wells of Ireland

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 these wells still exist

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Getting The “Cure”

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 proper medical professionals. But

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Lost Irish Wedding Rituals

There are many old Irish wedding traditions that have been lost over the centuries, as other cultures have barged in on us. Here are some traditions that Nicole Buckler thinks

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KETTLE REBELS… UNITE!

There was a time in Ireland when tea drinkers were considered to be as irresponsible as whiskey drinkers. But only if you were poor. Rich people have blamed poor people