Ireland Long Ago

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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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There was a Time in Ireland When Drinking Tea was Thought to Make Women Evil

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

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St Patrick… The Slave Trader?

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 his native Britain to

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