Tag Archives: Ireland

Ghostly & Ghoulish Halloween Traditions from Around the Globe

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Halloween is one of the oldest holidays in the world and also one of the most globally celebrated. You’ll have a hard time finding a place that hasn’t experienced Halloween fever to some extent, and countries all around the world have personalised the holiday to fit in with local traditions and cultural norms. With Halloween(…)


Irish: A Whistestop Tour

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away – also known as early last year, we pondered the use of the Irish language in Ireland today. It is such a lovely language that we think it deserves another look. Currently, at least according to the latest Census, around 41% of the population of Ireland(…)


Welsh & Irish Languages: Still Relevant in Society Today?

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The United Kingdom is a mixed bag of history, language and culture. Whilst English is the predominant language spoken throughout, there is a considerable wealth of different languages spoken that are both native to the land and part of our multicultural landscape. Many variations of Celtic languages are here and on our doorstep… but does(…)