Saint Patrick, real name Patricius, is an Irish saint, but Saint Patrick's importantce to western culture lies in the seeds he sewed resulting in the Irish monastic movement and the salvation of western literature.
The town of St Ives in Cornwall UK is said to have a special quality of light that makes it appealing to artists. This article discusses the phenomenon.
Our visit to Portsmouth is a very memorable experience that I will never forget. Portsmouth is a beautiful place to visit. I recommend it to anyone.
While Ireland is a predominantly Catholic nation there is also a sizable Protestant minority whose traditions go back hundreds of years. Large numbers of both groups emigrated to the United States with those of...
April is National Humor Month, and Britishers discussed in this Hub all have a grand sense of humor and comic timing. April is also National Child Abuse Prevention Month, promoted by these stars.
This free quiz can be used at any Burns Night event or Scottish party to add to the fun, and also to educate those who perhaps may not know so much about one of Scotland's most well loved and famous personages.
The challenges of gift giving in general, for men specifically and particularly for St. Patrick's Day. Large quantities of green beer may not cut it in all cases.
Have a St. Patrick's Day holiday party and celebrate the luck of the Irish with these shamrock green foods and creative recipes that would make any fan of the green isle or "Fighting Irish" proud.
It is generally accepted that the Welsh National costume evolved in the late 1700s. The Welsh National Dress though is only for females. There have been attempts to create a welsh kilt for the men but this has not...
From the UK, parts of my family moved to Ireland & Scotland, then brought a flurry of customs along to America. Many of these aspects are great for the holiday - especially the food!