A famous Irish work of illumination begun on Iona, a pair of legendary kings who trumped their rivals, the Celtic origin of knights and a short history of warlike migration to Ireland's shores
President John F Kennedy at Arbour Hill Memorial Park in 1963 Ireland. The 1916 Easter Rising leaders are executed and buried in Dublin. JFK visits Arbour Hill on 28 June and lays a wreath in Stoneybatter Dublin 7.
The Irish Celts were a fierce people who called themselves Gaels and had the longest Celtic history in the British Isles.
Many tons of untapped gold reserves may exist in the British Isles. Recent years have seen increased efforts to find untold riches in both the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland.
The word 'whiskey' (or whisky) comes from the Gaelic uisce beatha, meaning water of life. This gives you an idea of the importance of whiskey to Irish culture. Whiskey (we spell it with an 'e' in Ireland!) was first invented by medieval Irish monks,...
Did the Roman Empire ever reach as far as Ireland? New archeological evidence suggests that the Roman Empire was larger than we thought.
Ireland has a large collection of prehistoric, Bronze Age musical horns which are now believed to be from the Middle to Late Bronze Age. Approximately from 1100 BC to 700Bc. One such find is a musical instrument from 800BC which was during late Bronze Age. It is a bronze musical horn, known as the...
Ireland has some beautiful castles. Many are now in ruins.
The legend of St. Patrick banishing the Snakes from Ireland has inspired generations of Irish craftsman and poets. The story has been embraced by the Irish and is part of their national identity.