Emmet Cahill’s Ireland

An Official Celtic Thunder Album Release – High Quality Track List: 1. I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen 2. An Irish Lullaby 3. The Cavan Girl 4. Macushla 5. Sweet Sixteen 6. Danny Boy 7. Oft In The Stilly Night 8. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 9. Will Ye Go...

Irish Coffin Ships

During the Famine period, an estimated half-million Irish were evicted from their cottages. Unscrupulous landlords used two methods to remove their penniless tenants. The first involved applying for a legal judgment against the male head of a family owing back-rent....

Newgrange

Newgrange At 5200 years old, the Neolithic site of Newgrange (3200 BCE), County Meath, is the best-preserved passage grave in Europe. The monument’s central room was designed to be aligned with the rising sun on the winter solstice, which makes it the oldest...

Irish Surnames And Their Meanings

Ever wondered what your surname stands for? When you hear the surname Kennedy,  O’Neill or Gallagher, you instantly know they are either Irish or of Irish Descent. The Irish people have influenced the world and their surnames have become well recognized and associated...