Hallowe'en Pumpkin

Ancient Hallowe’en customs in County Waterford

This Hallowe'en, in the tiny Irish-speaking area of County Waterford called An Rinn, a centuries-old tradition will be suspended for the first time ever...
Irish Celtic Baby Names 2018 - The Irish Place

Most Popular Irish Baby Names 2018

With the release of the most popular Irish baby names for 2018 from Ireland's Central Statistics Office, Jack and Emily are yet...
The Roughan Hill Replica Tau Cross

Symbol of Ages: The Tau Cross

The cross is, of course, an immediately recognisable symbol within both secular and religious groups. However, not many of us are familiar with the...
Most Popular Irish Baby Names 2019 - The Irish Place

Most Popular Irish Baby Names 2019

Ireland's Central Statistics Office has released the most popular baby names in Ireland for 2019 and Jack and Emily are yet again...
A selection of some common prescription medication

Traveller Health – Bringing Medication into Ireland

If you're planning a trip to Ireland and rely on prescription medication that you need to take regularly, then it goes without saying that...
What's the differnce between Irish Whiskey and Scotch Whisky? - The Irish Place

The Difference Between Scotch and Whiskey

What is the difference between Scotch and Whiskey? This is a question often asked by whiskey enthusiasts who wonder just how similar these two...
St Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin - The Irish Place

‘May Your Thoughts Be as Glad as the Shamrocks’: A Celebration of St Patrick’s...

St Patrick's Day (in Gaelic: Lá Fhéile Pádraig) is held on the 17th of March, a date widely believed to be the date of...
Hot Whiskey Recipe - The Irish Place

Hot Whiskey Recipe – Ireland’s Traditional Panacea for Winter

The traditional hot whiskey recipe uses only 4 ingredients, plus hot water and is a famous cure all for the winter months. Known as Hot...
A nice freshly made bowl of Colcannon ready to serve and enjoy - The Irish Place

Colcannon Recipe: Traditional Irish Fare at Its Very Best

As St. Patrick's Day approaches, people around the globe start thinking of cooking some traditional Irish fare as part of the celebrations. There are...
Homemade Corned Beef and Cabbage - The Irish Place

Corned Beef and Cabbage: Classic Irish Fare?

St Patrick's Day is synonymous with corned beef and cabbage, isn't it? Well, in fact the answer to this question rather depends on your...
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