Irish Music Conference (The Session) – October 18th-20th, 2012

If you’re a fan of traditional Irish and Irish-American music, you’ll love attending The Session. This three-day music conference will be held from October 18th to October 20th, 2012, at the Milwaukee Irish Fest Center. Attendees are encouraged to bring their fiddles, Irish drums, guitars, and any other beloved instruments, so that they may participate […]

Read More…

Ireland’s Forgotten Famine Generation | Irish in the American Civil War

Irish archaeologist Damien Shiels details the meaning and historical significance of Dublin’s poignant Famine Memorial. This detailed article, which appears at the Irish in the American Civil War website, is loaded with facts and statistics about Ireland’s “famine generation”. Ireland’s Forgotten Famine Generation | Irish in the American Civil War. […]

Read More…

Learn about the Emerald Isle’s Mourne Mountains

Aileen Power, a staff writer for Jump Into Ireland, has detailed some fascinating information about Ireland’s picturesque Mourne Mountains. If you’ve got a taste for adventure and lots of curiosity about Emerald Isle locales, you’ll enjoy this blog post, which features plenty of interesting historical details. We explore the Mourne Mountains. […]

Read More…

Enjoy the Beauty of the Autumn Equinox on Ireland’s Dingle Peninsula

Revel in the beauty of the Autumn Equinox on Ireland’s scenic Dingle Peninsula by reading Felicity Hayes-McCoy’s blog post (which comes complete with lovely photographs). Her article details a stunning road trip from Galway to West Kerry, and includes lots of fascinating musings on the beauty of Ireland’s flowers, waterways, and country roads. Felicity Hayes-McCoy’s […]

Read More…

How to Dress While in Ireland

If you’re planning a visit to the Emerald Isle, you may want some sartorial tips that will assist you in looking less like a tourist (while also staying warm and dry in even the moodiest Emerald Isle weather). To get the fashion advice that you really need, read Emily Westbrooks’ post at Irish Fireside: Figuring […]

Read More…

New Irish Ancestry App Traces Irish Lineage via Smart Phones

A brand-new mobile phone app that helps users to trace their own Irish ancestry is now available. Known as the “Irish Family Ancestry App”, this unique application reveals a host of fascinating information about a dizzying array of Irish family names. Produced by Steinbock Applications, who consulted with Irish ancestry experts during the design process, […]

Read More…

Read Jody Halsted’s Dublin Travelogue

If you’re interested in visiting beautiful Dublin, Ireland, you’ll enjoy this spirited and detailed Irish travelogue. Written by notable blogger and Ireland “expert”, Jody Halsted, the piece will take you on an entertaining trip through the city (complete with photographs!), while also answering the question, “Is Dublin a family-friendly vacation destination? Read Jody’s article at: […]

Read More…

Explore Your Gaelic Heritage at Arizona’s New Irish Genealogy Library

If you’re planning a trip to Arizona (or you already live in this beautiful American State), you’ll be pleased to discover that a new Irish library is now open in the area. This educational facility features a range of interactive resources that are tailor-made to help Irish-Americans trace their own family trees. Discovering your Irish […]

Read More…