Ireland Facts

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Celtic Symbols and their Strange Meanings

You have probably seen many of them without even realizing or noticing. Some you would instantly recognize as Irish, the shamrock, the celtic knot, and the harp all have their roots in Irish Culture. Some are not as easily identified but yet still have their place and deep seated roots […]

 
 
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What Is Ireland Known For?

We all have the same images come into mind when someone asks what Ireland is known for. The leprechauns, the shamrock, and Saint Patrick are all associated with Ireland, some as stereotypical folklore beings, others as national symbols. But even though the three might have a link to Ireland, they […]

 
 
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18 HAUNTED Irish Castle That Will SPOOK You!

Given that the country of Ireland has a history spanning back for centuries it is not surprising that there are many stories of legends, and hauntings. Ireland has a large wealth of old buildings with historic ties to ancient lands, clans, and families. Today we will examine some of the most haunted castles of the Emerald Isle and find out […]

 
 
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20 Things You MUST Know Before Visiting Ireland

Between members of the Irish diaspora looking for their roots, gay couples looking for a perfect wedding destination, and literature buffs looking to pay homage to the greats, Ireland sees millions of tourists every year. Tourism is a ten-figure industry in Ireland, and the Irish people have grown accustomed to […]

 
 
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8 Top Movies Filmed in Ireland

Ireland, the Emerald Isle, is an untamed place of unrivaled beauty, towering mountains, rugged cliffs, and impressive terrain.  With its historic stately homes, ancient castles, monastic ruins, miles of coastline, and green lush landscapes.  It is easy to see why Ireland is a natural choice for filmmakers in the movie industry, seeking unique, spectacular […]

 
 
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