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Irish people who crossed over the sea

In 1845, the ”Potato Famine” happened in Ireland and it became a critical emergency for Ireland. A bad potato crop, which was the staple food for the lower class,...

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The beginning of rule by England

In the 12th century, the domination by England started in Ireland. It all started when the King of England, Henry II, stepped into the power struggle that was occurring...

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The advent of Vikings

The Monastery was the cradle of civilized society in Ireland during the 5th to 8th century. Ireland wasn’t conquered by the Roman Empire or the Germans, so it maintained...

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The era of saints

In the beginning of the Middle Ages, Ireland became the “Island of saints and scholars”. In the 5th century, St. Patrick came to Ireland to spread Christianity. You can...

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The Beginning of Ireland

In the Ice Age, Ireland was connected to Great Britain and the European continent. Ireland separated and became its own island around 6000 BC, that’s when the first humans...

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What is a Shamrock? It’s a myth that reflects the history of Ireland.

The Shamrock is actually not a flower but a leaf of the clover plant, It means “young clover” in Irish. It was used by St. Patrick to teach the...

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Origin of St. Patrick’s Day

St.Patrick’s Day is a religious holiday that has taken place for many centuries in Ireland. According to the myth, St Patrick converted the people of Ireland to Christianity from...

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Who is Saint Patrick?

What kind of person was St. Patrick? It seems like he lived a tough life. It’s difficult to imagine this today when we see him standing tall and smiling...

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Why is the national colour of Ireland “green”? A song which soldiers sang during the war changed the history.

Why is the national colour of Ireland “green”? One reason, people think it’s green from the beautiful nature and green fields of Ireland. Another reason is that it’s the...

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