How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Like an Irish Pub Landlord
Dublin-born Oisín Rogers of The Guinea Grill, a longstanding pub in London’s Mayfair, starts his Paddy’s Day with oysters and Guinness, before moving onto stew and unexpected singing.
Ireland Celebrates Halloween with a Bread That Predicts Your Future
From turnip jack-o-lanterns to apple bobbing fertility rituals, the Irish aren’t short on unusual Halloween traditions. But strangest of them all is barmbrack, a bread laced with fortune-telling rings, thimbles, and coins.
Real Irish Fighting: A History of Shillelagh Law and Hob-Nailed Boot Stomping
Irish stick-fighting was not only an ancient martial tradition and fighting sport; it became a symbol for Irish culture, and Ireland as a nation.