Irish Origins of Halloween

31st Oct 2017

Most modern holidays are amalgamations of cultural celebrations in the past. Halloween is no different, with its roots stemming from the Irish tradition of Samhain, a Gaelic tradition recognizing the … read more

Powerscourt Gardens, Co. Wicklow

Posted by Nancy Mulheron Morrall on 30th May 2017

This has become one of my favorite places to visit in Ireland!  It's a short distance from Dublin (approx. 45 km.) and full of Irish charm in the beautiful countryside in the Wicklow Mtns.   … read more

WOW Airlines! LAX to Dublin $199.00 Each Way!

Posted by Nancy Mulheron Morrall on 4th May 2017

WOW Airline is my new best friend!  Have you heard of them?  WOW is a low-cost, budget airline, based out of Iceland.  They have some great deals if you can be flexible on the dates you … read more

St. Valentine

Posted by Nancy Morrall on 13th Feb 2017

It seems as Ireland has a connection to everything and Valentine's Day should be no exception!  St. Valentine,The patron saint of love, has some of his remains laid to rest at the Whitefriar … read more

The Feast Day of Saint Brigid - February 1st!

13th Feb 2017

St. Brigid was born in 451AD and died in 525AD. Her feast day is the same as her death date, February 1st. Her name happens to also be the same as a Celtic goddess who was the patron of healing, poe … read more