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The Dolmen of Poulnabrone
The Irish Dolmens fit in well with the landscape. So well, that if you didn't know it was there, you might mistake it for a more modern structure. How did our ancestors 5000 years ago move those huge stones? Why?
The Flight of the Earls
The Flight of the Earls is as good a place as any to start to understand Irish history. Irish history is as exciting and immediate as anything you'll experience in your leisure reading.
The Guinness Legacy
The story of the beginning of the Guinness name in Ireland.
The Holy Wells of Ireland
The Holy Wells of Ireland are believed to provide the faithful with special spiritual and physical blessings.
The Traditional Irish Wake
Though it is a bit of an exaggeration, the stereotype of the Irish wake is that of a big party, and the only one without a hangover a week later is the deceased. Every family now has its own new traditions, but some Irish traditions don't change.
The Wild Burren of Ireland
The Burren of County Clare is one of the most unique environments on Earth. Revenant of the last Ice Age, it is home to rare birds, butterflies, contradictory plant species, a multitude of caves, dolmen, and oddities beyond number. Read on for more on the wonders from the rugged, rocky Burren.
Uilleann Pipes and Howling Dogs
The uilleann pipes are Irelandīs "bagpipes." The music produced by the bellows, bag, and chanter can be otherworldly, or it can be earthy and passionately human.
For the Irish, being fat is a terrific source of shame. The descendants of the Irish famine often have complicated relationships with food. For some, the solution is clear.
Werewolves of Ireland
The winds are quiet on the bog and there's no light but the big harvest moon, do you really want to go out walking...alone? Beware the Clan Allta wolf man. Read on for the story of the Irish Werewolf.
When Power Corrupts
"Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely."
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