Irish Culture @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/irishculture Do you live in Ireland or count that island as part of your genetic or spiritual heritage? The Irish culture site celebrates how this heritage is both timeless and moved with the times. Ireland truly is a place where the modern meets the mythic. en-us Copyright 2015 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:48:15 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Irish Culture @ BellaOnline http://irishculture.bellaonline.com The Cottage Ceilidh http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art7623.asp The craic is always mighty at a cottage ceilidh, especially as we approach Lunasa, the harvest time at the end of July and beginning of August. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:00:00 EST Ireland's Woman Presidents http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art45835.asp The two Marys - Robinson and McAleese - ushered in Ireland's transition to a truly modern country. Both these past Presidents continue to influence at home and abroad for reform. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:30:33 EST 12th of July in Northern Ireland http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art45861.asp Heritage can get a bit tricky when you have two in parallel, as you do in Northern Ireland. The 12th of July celebrated King William of Orange's victory at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 and is a bank holiday in Northern Ireland. Mon, 6 Jul 2015 07:13:21 EST