Hurling, known in Irish as iománaíocht, is one of Ireland’s native Gaelic games, and a quintessential part of Ireland’s culture and sporting identity. Believe it or not, the sport of hurling actually predates the recorded history of Ireland, as well as the arrival of Christianity to the Emerald Isle. The oral history of hurling being… Continue reading Ireland’s Sporting Heritage: Hurling
Michael D. Higgins has served as the 9th President of Ireland for almost a decade since his election in November 2011. Outside of his work in Irish politics, President Higgins has also worked as a poet, a sociologist, and a broadcaster. Prior to his election as President, he served as the Minister for Arts, Culture,… Continue reading 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Ireland’s Beloved President
We’ve all heard of the Cliffs of Moher, dreamt of kissing the Blarney Stone, and marvelled at the wonder that is the Giant’s Causeway. But did you know that Ireland is home to some of the most spectacular and jaw-dropping hidden gems and scenic routes that money cannot buy. In this article we are going… Continue reading Ireland’s Hidden Gems
Saint Brigid of Kildare [c. 451 – c. 525] St. Brigid of Kildare is one of the most fascinating and awe-inspiring female figures in Ireland’s history. She makes up one of the three patron saints of Ireland, alongside St. Patrick and St. Columba. While there is still debate to this day over whether she actually… Continue reading Portrait of an Irish Patron Saint: St. Brigid
Who doesn’t like to look stylish yet sophisticated in their comfort zone? One of the easiest ways is to represent yourself with the touch of jewelry pieces added up to your outfit. Choosing the right Jewellery piece along with the right outfit might be hectic but hey! That’s what we’re here for. Upgrade yourself with… Continue reading Irish Jewellery Pieces To Upgrade Your Outfit
If you are looking for an Irish Claddagh ring, it is essential to buy your ring from a trusted retailer based in Ireland, that sells genuine, authentic Claddagh jewelry. Here at Irish Jewelry Craft, we are privileged to offer a stunning collection of authentic, hand-crafted Claddagh rings for both ladies and gents, in many different… Continue reading Where to Buy a Claddagh Ring?
While all Claddagh ring designs focus on the concept of two hands holding a heart and crown, the exact designs can vary depending on the occasion and your individual style preference. When you are choosing a ladies or men’s Claddagh ring, it isn’t just a choice between yellow gold, white gold, rose gold or sterling… Continue reading Claddagh Ring Designs
How Do I Choose the Right Claddagh Ring? An Irish Claddagh Ring is the ultimate universal symbol of love, loyalty and friendship. There is an endless variety of different styles of these iconic rings on the market, so choosing the right Claddagh ring is important. The final design of the ring depends on a number… Continue reading Choosing the Perfect Claddagh Ring
A Celtic Knot Wedding Band requires special care and attention to keep it looking as good as new. Whether you have a more traditional Trinity Knot wedding ring, or another type of Celtic knot ring, it is important to know how to care for your special ring. We recommend cleaning your celtic wedding ring a… Continue reading How do I clean my Celtic Knot Wedding Ring?
Choosing the Perfect Celtic Wedding Ring How do you choose the perfect wedding ring for your wedding? Everyone’s taste is unique, but a handcrafted Celtic Wedding Ring from Ireland is a style with wide appeal. Suitable for both ladies and gents, you can opt for a custom-made, one-of-a-kind Celtic knot design, the iconic trinity knot,… Continue reading Choosing the Perfect Celtic Wedding Ring