Category: Lifestyle

The lighter side of Ireland and Irish emigrants from around the world.

Celtic messenger bag giveaway

Look cool this summer with these Celtic messenger bags

Our friends Bealtaine Fire have generously offered to giveaway one of their stylish Celtic messenger bags to one of our readers. The light shoulder bag is absolutely perfect for the summer months and there are a number of Celtic designs to choose from. (more…)

Saoirse Ronan on how her Irish mammy protected her

Saoirse Ronan on how her mother protected her as a young actress

Saoirse Ronan has spoken about the value of a strong Irish mammy and revealed that her mother protected her from being pushed into a risqué scene when she was younger. The Irish actress is the cover star of these month’s issue of Vogue magazine and told interviewer Sally Rooney that she feels lucky to have…

Irish Toasts artwork competition

Irish Toasts and Quotes, the perfect artwork for your home

We are teaming up with our friends at Bealtaine Fire to give away a piece of beautiful artwork featuring traditional Irish toasts and quotes. Bealtaine Fire creates various stunning Celtic designs that provide the perfect backdrop for the various snippets of traditional Irish wisdom. (more…)

Illuminated Letter pendant competition

Win a Sterling Silver Illuminated Letter pendant

We are teaming up with our friends at Bealtaine Fire to give away a beautiful Sterling Silver Illuminated Letter pendant. These Celtic letters are based on the Illuminated Letters created by the ancient Irish monks who wrote the Book of Kells. They are exclusive to Bealtaine Fire and would be a beautiful and unique gift…

Half a million people will see the Pope say mass in Dublin. Photo copyright Edgar Jiménez CC2

Half a million people will see the Pope say mass in Dublin

Half a million people will head to Dublin's Phoenix Park this summer to see Pope Francis say mass during his visit to Ireland. The Pope is coming to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families. He will be the first Pope to set foot on Irish soil in almost 40 years. (more…)

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