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A statue of St Patrick holding a Shamrock in his right hand with some snakes at this feet - The Irish Place

Patrick the Legend – The Story of St Patrick

The exact date of St Patrick's birth is not known, but it is thought that it was around the year 386 AD. As everyone...
The Reliquary and Altar for St Valentine in Dublin - The Irish Place

The History of St Valentine and St Valentine’s Day

The history behind the way we celebrate St Valentine and St Valentine's Day started long ago in the days of ancient Rome. Back then,...
Statue of St Brigits at St Brigits Holy Well, Kildare - The Irish Place

The history of Ireland’s second saint, St Brigit

St Brigit is one of the best-known saints in Ireland, and regarded by many as being the country's second patron saint after the official...