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On Irish Family Crests, every color and symbol has a meaning! Read on to learn the fascinating meaning and background of your Irish family name!
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Wild Rover Lyrics tell the story of the man who leaves the drink behind. And it's no, nay, never.... No nay never no more! Read on to learn the lyrics and sing along to this irresistible Irish folk song!
Learning Whiskey in the Jar lyrics gives you the opportunity to sing along to one of the most popular Irish folk songs. And what better way to express your "Irish Side!" Read on for lyrics and fun facts about this important Irish song!
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Unicorn Song lyrics were written by an American and popularized by an Irish band, the Irish Rovers. Today it is one of the most familiar pub songs in the world! Find lyrics and favorite performances here!
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Sick Note Lyrics tell the story of one of the most unfortunate (and funny) excuses for missing work - ever! Read on to learn the words and sing along to this classic Irish folk song.
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Seven Drunken Nights Lyrics tell the tale of a man who comes home drunk, and finds his wife desperately trying to hide a secret. Read on to find out what it is! Then learn the lyrics and sing along!
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Red Is the Rose Lyrics tell the story of a young love cut short by life's realities. Read on to learn the words and sing along to this famous Irish folk song.
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Molly Malone lyrics tell the famous story of a fishmonger who wanders the streets of Dublin and unfortunately dies of a fever at a young age. It's more fun than it sounds! Want to learn the words and sing along? Read on!
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Finnegans Wake lyrics tell the story of a man who dies and then comes back to life at his own wake... due to some spilled whiskey. What is this all about? Read on to find out!
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Here is your chance to learn Fields of Athenry lyrics and sing along to this classic Irish song! Read on for information about the song (including lyrics) and for two of our favorite recordings to sing along with!
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Danny Boy lyrics are the 'keys to the kingdom' if you like to sing along to Irish songs - and Danny Boy might just the most famous of them all. Read on for information about the song (including lyrics) and for two of our favorite recordings!
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Irish song lyrics: Here are ten of our favorite 'singable' Irish songs. Learn interesting facts about the songs themselves, then see the lyrics, then hear our favorite performances - and sing right along with them!
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Wearing traditional Irish clothing can be a very visible and creative way to express your Irish side, wherever you are in the world! Read on for ideas and links to clothing from Ireland!!
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Knowing a good St Patricks Day Poem or two can add that special spice to your St Paddys Day party or any special Irish occasion! Learn a few of our favorites here, and be the life of the party!
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Knowing and telling good St Patricks Day jokes can make the differnece between a good St Paddy's Day and a graat one!. Here are a few of our favorites!
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Finding the perfect St Patricks Day Game is the key to celebrating the most famous Irish holiday of all!
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Our site contains many ideas for making your St Paddy's Day memorable, and St Patrick Day activities will do just that! Read on for our favorite activities for all ages.
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In pre-Christian times the Imbolc season symbolized the time of new birth and regrowth after the winter darkness, and St Brigid has long been the symbol of this time,
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The old traditions of Little Christmas have seen a resurgence in recent years
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Understanding the tradition of Yule, a celebration of winder solstice
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Once Hallowe’en souls are put to rest and November rolls around thoughts naturally turn to Christmas in an Irish household.
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The Scandinavian concept of Hygge is a familiar feeling in Irish homes...
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Irish Expressions helps you share your Irish side during life's special moments, through fun and interesting Irish customs and traditions.
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Learn about Irish last names (surnames) and where they came from! Discover creative ways to use your name to express your love of Irish heritage.
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If you are looking for Irish baby girl names, you've come to the right place! Here are some beautiful examples, with pronunciations, meanings and even a bit of historical background. Enjoy!
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The search for great Irish baby boy names doesn't need to be a hard one - they are all around us! Read on for some of our favorites, with pronunciations, meanings and a bit of history as well.
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Here are the best of the best: Irish pet names as described and ranked by petnames.com; with a bit o' creative commentary from us! Find the perfect Irish name for your perfect pet!
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Irish Gaelic name meanings often have historical and mythological beginnings. Read on to learn more about this fascinating way to express your (child's) Irish side!
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Making up funny Irish names adds a fun spirit to Irish-themed occasions such as birthdays, pub crawls, dinner parties, and wedding showers! Read on to learn how!
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Understanding common Celtic name meanings is a unique way to express your Irish side Read on for popular Celtic names for boys and girls.
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This Irish Music Crossword Puzzle will challenge your knowledge of Irish Music. Pub songs, Irish rock, Irish folk songs, Irish musical artists - it's all here! Give it a try!
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Famous for its softeness and durability, Irish linen fabric is a versatile and attractive expression of your Irish heritage! Read on for its back ground and many interesting uses.
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A quick Irish Lace review: What do Irish Lace and the terrible Potato Famine in Ireland have in common? Read on to learn about the difficult origins of this lovely Irish expression.
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A hallmark of Irish culture, the Irish jig is an energetic and happy way to express your Irish side! Read on to learn about what it is and where it came from!
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Where did the idea of Irish good luck come from? What does 'luck of the Irish' mean? Read on for fascinating background and ideas on how to express your Irish side!
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A brief history of Waterford Crystal: In 1783, two brothers put their heads together and established Waterford Crystal in a busy Irish harbor town. And the rest is ... er ... history!
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The History of Limerick; it's more than a catchy little rhyme. Read on for fascinating stories of the city, and the poem. Explore ways to bring both into your day to day Irish expressions!
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Irish Wool Sweaters are attractive, comfortable and steeped in Irish history and folklore. Learn about Aran sweaters and wear them to express your own unique Irish side!
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Irish tattoo designs and body art are among the most personal of Irish expressions. Read on for advice on how to make the best choices about this ultimate expression of your Irish side!!
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Express your Irish heritage with fun, authentic creative Irish gifts! Read on to learn about a few of our favorites, what makes them unique, and how to get ahold of them!
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Distinct and totally Irish, Connemara marble jewelry can be found in many exciting Irish expressions. Explore this page to learn what it is and how to use it in day to day Irish Expressions!
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Giving Irish baby gifts is a time-tested method of expressing your Irish side! Read on to find exciting gift ideas with an Irish theme.
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Here is a brief and fun timeline of Ireland history- where all Irish expressions began! Read on to hear about key events, characters and expressions... Not your average history lesson!
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Learn what makes Ireland culture and customs so fascinating to so many people! Read on to build the culture of Ireland into your day to day Irish expressions!
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Read about Riverdance music, a celebration of Irish dance tradition and a wonderous Irish expression. Where did it come from? What does it mean? How can I see it? Read on for the answers!
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You can use this st patricks day trivia to spice up your St Paddy's Day party, or just to know more about Ireland! Read on for little known facts about this important day!
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St Patricks Day kids crafts are a great way for lads and lasses of all ages to express their Irish sides! Read on for a few of our favorite ideas, and links to many, many more!
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St Patricks Day drinks are a natural way to express your Irish side! Enjoy this article for our favorite recipes!
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Preparing and serving St Patricks Day desserts is a declicious way to express your love of Ireland, during one of the most importatn Irish celebrations. Read on to see a few of our favorites!
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