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
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Do you qualify to become an Irish citizen?There are three main ways for a person to qualify for Irish citizenship – through birth, through marriage or civil partnership or through naturalisation. Check if you qualify for Irish citizenship
Did you know?Despite funerals being the saddest of occasions, they often produce wonderfully warm and life-affirming poems and blessings. The Irish have a great tradition for funeral poems and blessings. Find out more.
Have you heard about…Some of the most popular surnames in Ireland have histories that go back hundreds, even thousands of years. Several originated from the ancient Irish clans that ruled various parts of the country over the centuries. Find out the stories of some of the most common names in Ireland.
What about this…Brian Boru is known as the last High King of Ireland and is even credited with seeing off the Vikings who had terrorised the Irish for over 200 years. Find out more.