Anniversary Gifts

Celebrating an anniversary is a tribute and yearly reminder of the love, dedication, and determination a marriage needs from two people. That is why marking an anniversary in a memorable way is so important each year. We recognize this sacred commitment and have dedicated this section to married people of all cultures. Since Celtic jewelry […]

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Ireland’s Credit to the Day

Most people are unaware the reason Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14th each year is because of a priest in Dublin, Ireland. In 1836 Pope Gregory XVI wanted to recognize the Carmelite Church on Whitefriar Street for the church’s former prior, Father John Spratt. Father Spratt was widely recognized as very holy man and […]

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Valentine’s Day Origin

Valentine’s Day began in the 3rd century in Rome when a priest named Valentine changed letter writing for the rest of history. While Valentine was serving in the Roman war, Emperor Claudius II decided if all men were single they would focus more on the war and their task at hand without any distractions. He […]

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day

It is rare that during the rush to buy cards and send flowers each year that we stop to think about how Valentine’s Day began. Much like the St. Valentine story, each country has its own variation of celebrating this unique, and some say commercialized, holiday. In Ireland there is an air of mystery when […]

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Ireland’s Population

Ireland has been recognized as the fastest growing country in the European Union with a growth increase of 8% from 2002 to 2006 making the population estimate 4,062,235. Birth rates have outweighed death rates 2 to 1. For every 1,000 people there are 14.45 births and 7.82 deaths per calendar year. The immigration rate is […]

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