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Have yourself a very Irish Christmas 0From Christmas swims in freezing waters to comforting hot whiskies by the fire, Ireland’s Christmas traditions range from historic to eccentric.
Ireland does Christmas a little bit differently to the rest of the world. We’ve put together some very Irish traditions that’ll get you into the Christmas spirit.
Gougane Barra Hotel – wins ‘Best Hotel Cookbook in the World’ 0
Gougane Barra Hotel – wins ‘Best Hotel Cookbook in the World’ All proceeds from the eBook and 10% of proceeds from the printed book are kindly being donated to Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC).
Irish holiday gift guide | festive season made easy 0
Surprise your friends and family this festive season with the perfect gift from our holiday collection. From novelty stocking fillers, to personalised flannel nightwear and flannel grandad shirts.
So, you can tick off your Christmas list, all in one place, and - most importantly - start figuring out how you want to treat yourself this year.
Halloween and its Irish origins 0Halloween was originally an ancient Irish pagan festival called ‘Samhain’ (pronounced: sow-in), meaning ‘end of summer’. During Samhain the Celts wore costumes to disguise themselves and light bonfires as protection from evil spirits or fairies.
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