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Clumps of Mistletoe growing on trees - The Irish Place

Christmas Mistletoe: The Underlying Celtic Traditions

Almost everyone associates the beautiful mistletoe plant with Christmas. Alongside holly, it is synonymous with the festive season and is commonly associated with stealing...
Halloween Scene Display - The Irish Place

An Samhain: The Celtic Roots of Halloween

Halloween is a children's favourite because of the opportunity to dress up, play games with friends and get free sweets and candies. It is considered...
The beautiful serene setting of Tobernalt Holy Well - The Irish Place

Tobernalt Holy Well, Sligo History

Tobernalt Holy Well is one of a number of similar structures that are scattered throughout Ireland’s green and verdant countryside. This well is found a...
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...
The Tara Brooch - The Irish Place

The Tara Brooch – Mysterious Treasure

The Tara Brooch is so much more than a stunning piece of Irish jewellery. Not only is it a fine example of a beautiful...
St. Declans Holy Well, Ardmore, Co. Waterford - The Irish Place

Ireland’s Wonderful Holy Wells

Centuries after they first started to appear, there are still many Holy Wells famed for their healing properties scattered across the British Isles. The...
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