Category Archives: Ireland

The Hill of Tara in Ireland

My own view is that Tara served many functions during prehistory – it was a ritual holy place; a royal dwelling; a defensive site; and a burial place. No archaeological investigation of the hill undertaken so far has contradicted this … Continue reading

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Michael Collins Quotes

Michael James Collins (Irish: Mícheál Séamus Ó Coileáin), Born 16 October 1890 –  Died 22 August 1922, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance, Director of Information, and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of … Continue reading

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Irish Quotes, Proverbs, Poems, Toasts, Etc.

Irish Blessings May the road to rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your fields. The rain fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, may God … Continue reading

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