Five old Irish wedding traditions you may not know about - WorldIrish

Wedding Bells:Not quite the same as the tolling of the church bells. An old superstition, so the story goes, is that the sound of bells would ward off malicious spirits.

♧An old Irish beauty (1) From: Etsy, please visit

An old Irish House ~Via Romantic Getaways (Personally, I'd say this is an old Irish Church. Arches, Graves, Cross at the tippy-top, just sayin')

When seven-year-old Irish orphan Lavinia is transported to Virginia to work in the kitchen of a wealthy plantation owner, she is absorbed into the life of the kitchen house and becomes part of the family of black slaves whose fates are tied to the plantation. But Lavinia's skin will always set her apart, whether she wishes it or not. More

When seven-year-old Irish orphan Lavinia is transported to Virginia to work in the kitchen of a wealthy plantation owner, she is absorbed into the life of the kitchen house.

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Blue wedding dresses are set to be a big trend in Would you wear a blue wedding dress? Take a peek at some stunners by Elie Saab!

Enjoy these 100 year old Irish Crochet Pattern and Reference Books. Want to know how to do those...

Priscilla Irish Crochet Book No. 1 - Enjoy these 100 year old Irish Crochet Pattern and Reference Books.

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27 Painted Staircase Ideas Which Make Your Stairs Look New

For the basement steps at High St Red stairs always lead SOMEWHERE! I love this painted red staircase in an old Irish Cottage.

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“I heard you went to Ireland.I haven't seen it in many years. Is it still green then, and beautiful? Wet as a bath sponge and mud to the knees but, aye, it was green enough.” ― Diana Gabaldon, The Scottish Prisoner. I WILL go to Ireland.

Ogham Stone.  Ogham is an Early Medieval alphabet used primarily to write the Old Irish language, and the Brythonic language.[3] Ogham is sometimes called the "Celtic Tree Alphabet", based on a high medieval Bríatharogam tradition ascribing names of trees to the individual letters. There are roughly 400 surviving ogham inscriptions on stone monuments throughout Ireland and western Britain; the bulk of them are in the south of Ireland, in Counties Kerry, Cork and Waterford.

Ogham Stone is an Early Medieval alphabet used primarily to write the Old Irish…

It’s written in Ogham, the Celtic tree alphabet, which was used to write Old Irish. In Old Irish this says “gaol buan” which, when translated, says “unfailing love”. You read it from bottom to top and each set of lines is a letter. The larger space is the space between words.

A tattoo written in Ogham, the Celtic tree alphabet, which was used to write Old Irish. In Old Irish this says “gaol buan” which, when translated, says “unfailing love”. You read it from bottom to top and each set of lines is a letter.

Five old Irish wedding traditions you may not know about - WorldIrish

A Wee Bit Irish: Handfasting is an old Celtic ceremony of betrothal or wedding where the hands of the bride and groom are tied with a cord or ribbon. It's where the phrase "Tying the knot" came from.

Real Deal Irish Shortbread Cookies...I was given this recipe many years ago by a little old Irish woman I know. It far surpasses any other shortbread I have ever eaten, even after a trip to Ireland! Melt in your mouth delicious!

Real Deal Irish Shortbread Cookies

I was given this recipe many years ago by a little old Irish woman I know. It far surpasses any other shortbread I have ever eaten, even after a trip to Ireland! Melt in your mouth delicious!

Irish Oatmeal cake made with old Irish whiskey and amazing broiled coconut walnut topping, great St Patty's Day dessert!

IRISH CUISINE - Irish Oatmeal cake made with old Irish whiskey and amazing broiled coconut walnut topping, great St Patty's Day dessert!

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