Ireland has produced people who have excelled in every walk of life from great poets and writers to successful entrepreneurs, politicians, musicians, philosophers… the list is endless.
Here we celebrate some of the great achievements of Irish men and women throughout history.
We shall be adding to this page regularly over the coming months so be sure to visit again soon to find out more.
Several Irish actors have headed to America and conquered Hollywood.
Ireland has had thousands of years of cultures and civilisations who have right great art behind.
Ireland has many artifacts with fascinating origins.
Ireland is scattered with castles, many dating back more than 1,000 years. All are steeped in tradition and have a wealth of stories to tell.
The ancient Celts had several festivals to celebrate important landmarks throughout the year.
Millions of people around the world wear jewelry that features Celtic symbols. We look at the most popular symbols and their meanings.
Irish people are famous around the world for enjoying a laugh and the craic, so no wonder the country has produced so many top class comedians.
The stories behind the creations of some of the world-famous Irish drinks.
Some Irish names are thousands of years old. We tell the stories behind some of the most popular surnames in Ireland.
Ireland has produced countless brilliant photographers who capture fantastic images on a number of subjects.
Ireland’s favourite poems, presented with background notes.
Think you know about Ireland? Take one of our quizzes on all things Irish.
From Oscar Wilde to George Bernard Shaw, Ireland has always had people more than capable of speaking their minds and producing memorable quotes.
Ireland has produced several delicious and healthy meals and drinks throughout history. Learn how to make them and treat yourself and your family.
From grand to culchie, codding to pup, find out exactly what these Irish slang terms mean.
From love stories to epic tales, from fairy stories to harsh realism…Ireland has a rich heritage of storytelling.
Ireland has produced a host of great scientists who’ve made a major contribution in areas such as medicine, industry and technology.
we provide a platform for talented poets and writers to publish their work to a worldwide audience.
There are several ancient Celtic symbols that have a spiritual and cultural significance for millions of people across the world.
Special Days and Saints Days
Pagan goddess Brigid became a Christian saint
Presentation of Jesus in the temple
a celebration of mothers
patron saint and national icon
the saint of weather forecasting?
Find out more about great Irish music
Our partner site www.irishmusicdaily.com focuses of Ireland’s rich musical heritage including its songs, singers and bands. Please visit to find out more about Ireland’s rich musical heritage.
Find out more about Irish singers
Read about Ireland’s top bands
Discover more about Ireland’s traditional songs
Did you know?An Irish schoolteacher has created a brilliant YouTube video explaining the history of Ireland in just six minutes. It’s brilliantly done and makes learning both fun and engaging for children and also adults. Find out more.
Have you heard about…Are you a Celt? Or a Gael? Viking or British? Well it might depend on where you come from in Ireland according to a new study. A genetic map has been created by researchers that reveals the impact of immigration, invasion and plantation throughout Irish history. Find out more.
What about this…The Incredible life of Irish American Molly Brown saw her labelled ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’ by the media after surviving several disasters including the sinking of the Titanic. Find out more.