HubMob Weekly Topic: St. Patrick’s day and the Irish-American heritage
Best and Famous Irish Actors and Actresses
In this hub, I will feature the best and famous Irish actors and actresses living and dead who are best and famous in film as well as the theaters. Notable is Richard Harris who was a multi talented... read more
I would like to write a hub about Frank McCourt's , Angela's Ashes, a story about a poor boy, born in New York, but grew up in Limerick to a father that was alway drunk and on the dole and a very prolific mother who suffered from their poverty. The book, Angela's Ashes was a Pulitzer Prize winner, and a movie was also made about this story by the same title.
This an article about Angela's Ashes which is Frank McCourt's account of his difficult and impoverished childhood in Ireland and his struggle to survive. read more
Fourth century Ireland was no place for a young man who was "barely sixteen" and in his own words, "almost as a boy not able to speak," when he was captured from his hometown in England. The young St Patrick had grown up in Banna Venta Bernia... read more
The National Symbols and Emblems of Ireland
National symbols and emblems are important part of a culture of a country. It speaks of their identity and what they stand for in their life. Furthermore it shows their identity as a nation and their... read more
What is it about the Irish, especially on Saint Patrick's Day, that makes the rest of us want to be Irish?There is certainly no lack of famous Irish fellers we'd like to emulate, or, at least, applaud, and that "darlin' accent" is much imitated - usually badly, and sometimes drunkenly, especially on March 17th of any given year. read more
famous Irish castles, haunted Irish castles; Planning a holiday to Ireland? Be sure to take in some of these intriguing haunted castles and popular tourist attractions. read more
I love celebration and holiday! I'm sure everybody does. And on this St. Patrick's Day, what else attract my attention most instead of the foods ? I love holiday foods, because it's special and seem more delicious than daily foods or ordinary foods.... read more
My maternal grandmother taught me how to cook. She was the
one who woke my interest in food and in taking the time to prepare a meal
properly with attention paid to details.
She looked after me while my mother was at work and as... read more
All things Irish - The glad celebrations of St. Patrick's Day are uplifting and full of merriment, freedom, and dedication to a People that have overcome adversity in many ways. read more
Ireland has given the world much in the form of entertainment. Traditional Irish music and dance are loved the world over. Amongst the many musical talents that have come out of Ireland there are two famous boy bands. These are Boyzone and Westlife.
Boyzone have only recently... read more
Ireland offers a variety of soups and chowders to enjoy and St. Patrick's Day is a good day to start. read more
St. Patty's day is a big holiday for the Irish. This article covers the Patron Saint of Ireland, from the early days of slavery to the time when he preached the gospel throughout Ireland. read more
Get your kids into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with these fun ideas about leprechauns, shamrocks, green and gold, rainbows, and Irish culture. read more
An Irish wake is like no other, it's rituals and ceremony are designed to help with the grieving process. But what if you see it from the other side? read more
Due to the prompting of my friend the lovely lady Jane Grey, I decided to write a hub about cooking Irish food for a St. Patrick's Day dinner. St. Patrick's Day is one of my favorite holidays and everyone in my family knows it belongs to me. My mom... read more
A very busy man, Irish born Thomas McKean served in the 1st and 2nd Continental Congress, fought in the Army, signed the Declaration of Independence and was the Presiding Officer (in effect President) of Congress when England sued for peace during American Revolution. read more
Ireland's Guinness Stout -Best Known in the World
Guinness Beer is one of the best recognized and most popular beers or stouts in the world. It is also know as dry stout, which is typically a beer, very dark or rich in color and it often has a "toast" or coffee-like taste. Arthur Guinness (1725-1803), is the founder of Guinness. He was an entrepreneur, visionary and philanthropist.
This Irish HubMob of articles has yielded several well written Hubs that include mentions of Guinness Stout and the Guinness Brewery. You can find them by accessing the RSS feed at the bottom of this... read more
Coming from a musical family, and blessed as the descendant of Irish immigrants, I am grateful that my "ear" for music is influenced by my ancestors. My grandfather loved music, and loved to hear his granddaughters sing. Some of the songs we learned, and that I still love to this day, are the traditional folk songs and ballads of my Irish heritage. read more
Great Irish Philosopher George Berkeley and His Famous Quotes
George Berkeley was an Irish philosopher who became famous alongside John Locke and David Hume. He is best known for his motto, esse is percipi, to be is to be perceived. He was in fact... read more
How the missionary Patrick defeated the witches, answered a pantheist princess, and baptized and ordained 1,000 former sorcerers for the ministry of Christ. read more
Among the amazing sights in Western Ireland (County Galway, County Clare, The Burrens and Connemara) are Dunguaire Castle, Poulnabrone dolmen, Cliffs of Moher, Leamanagh Castle, Kylemore Abbey and Connemara. Learn more about these beautiful Irish locales. read more
Yes, just like the kitty in the video many people will be attempting to tap into their Irish roots on March 17th. However, prior to reviewing the Favorite Traditions of St. Patrick’s Day, let's learn who Saint Patrick was. Saint Patrick, nee... read more
When it comes to praise and worship Robin Mark's music is unique in that he adds his own Celtic flavor. His album, Revival in Belfast, was one of the top 50 worship albums for four years. read more
When Father Ted arrived on British Television in 1995 it got a mixed response. Consider my small household. I absolutely loved Father Ted whereas my Hubby could not stand it. Humour is very personal but plenty of people seemed to agree with me and Father Ted became a hugely popular, but unusual, situation comedy.... read more
Maureen O'Hara was born in 1920 in Dublin Ireland. Although her stage name sounds Irish enough her name was originally Maureen Fitzsimmons. Maureen O'Hara starred in flims spanning more than 60 years. In more than a few she co-starred alongside John Wayne.Flame haired, at one time, Maureen was always a startling beauty. This beauty has grown over the years. With a soft lilting Irish American accent Miss O'Hara always gave memorable performances... read more
One of the best natural wonders of the world is the Giant's Causeway. In this article we take on a brief encounter to this world from folk lore to natural curves, you will trip into a magical world. read more
A review of a novel about the ill fated 1867 invasion of Canada by the Irish Fenian Brotherhood. read more
Irish castles are the stuff of legend and lore, but many people don't realize that many of them are on the market! Check out these historical and authentic properties for sale. read more
Strong evidence suggests that Zorro, the legend of books, films, and Southern California/Mexico was Irish. read more
The Famous Quotes and Sayings of Irish Poet Oscar Wilde
His Life and other Works
Oscar Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, short story writer, journalist who was born on October 16, 1854 in Dublin Ireland and died in Paris at the age of 46 on... read more
This one is probably gonna run long, so bear with me. I was born bald, and being a girl, my mom dressed me in pink, so everyone would know I was a girl, until hair finally started to sprout when I was four.
I love my mother so don't get me wrong,... read more
The Commitments follows the formation of a fictional, new Irish band. The film is based on the novel The Commitments which was written by Irish author, Roddy Doyle, and published in 1987. The script for the film was also written by Dick Clement and Ian la Frenais. These two have been the funny brains behind many other British comedies, such as, comedy series Porridge, Auf Weidersehen Pet and The Likely Lads, plus films such as Flushed Away. read more
Irish recipes found their way into America before and after the Potato Famines of the UK, but their recipes used many more ingredients than potatoes. read more
By the 20th century the term gnome became largely synonymous with other terms referring to ´´little people´´ such as goblins, brownies, kobolds, leprechauns and German heinzelmännchen. read more
Are you having friends over for dinner or a party on Saint Patrick's
Day this year? Spend a little time planning out an Irish-themed menu for the
event and you're sure to create a memorable event that everyone who attends is
sure to enjoy. You just... read more
Are you looking for a way to create a memorable Saint
Patrick's Day this year? Why not make a point of preparing and serving green
food? Whether you're throwing a party or simply preparing a meal at home for your
family, get into the spirit of the... read more
A third generation Irish-American, Thomas Lynch and his father, Thomas Sr. were the only father & son to serve together in the Second Continental Congress. Ill health forced Thomas Jr. to leave the Army. He was then sent to Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence following which he became one of the earliest signers to die. read more
Interesting Personalities and Facts About Ireland
When we say Ireland the things associated with it are : pub, St. Patrick's Day, shamrock, harp, leprechaun, a predominantly Catholic nation, hurling, Gaelic football, Guinness stout, Irish stew... read more
Are you hosting a Saint Patrick's Day party this year? If
your friends and family members will be marking March 17 with a celebration at
your home, be sure to set an appropriate stage with festive holiday themed
There are many... read more
A St. Patrick's Day staple, corned beef is an Irish-American tradition. It is often eaten with cabbage, but it also comes in the form of reuben sandwiches, hash, and canned corned beef. read more
For my sixteenth birthday, my parents took me to see Riverdance the show at our local theater. I have always loved Irish culture and I had seen Riverdance on tape before, but to actually be in the same room as these dancers with the Irish music... read more
The book series by Thomas Cahill entitled "The Hinges of History" contains his in-depth examination of the history of the world, often seen through the eyes of major ethnic groups. Mr. Cahill has demonstrated major contributions of many ethnic peoples, including the Irish. The book is a good conversation starter. read more
Esther Rothstein graduated from high school in 1933, the first in her immigrant family to do so.She would soon be looking for employment and beginning to make her own, new way in New York City. She never expected to meet her future husband in the way that occurred. read more
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