A taste of Irish culture

The friendliness of the Irish people is a much-deserved reputation and not a myth. It is quite normal to be welcomed by the people of Ireland with a friendly smile and a genuine interest in your visit. You can ...

History of Birthstones

Why do we have birthstones and where do they originate from? It is thought the idea behind birthstones dates back to the 1st century in Western culture. The first person to link precious gems with months of the...

Don’t jump off the Roof, Dad

It might seem strange to our modern ears  but this song, about some children trying to coax their at the end of his tether Father to not throw himself bodily from the top of the house, was a big hit for the com...

Getting out and about in style

Here’s a scenario for you. Petrol runs out and Solar plus electric doesn’t provide the answer to our transport needs. What would you use? Riding a horse is time consuming as it will take you a while learning ho...