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Here are the top ten articles for the Irish Culture Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Countess Markievicz 1916 Rebel
Sligo born Countess Constance Markievicz became a heroine of the Easter Rising. But her radicalism was not something she was born into; it was a lifelong process that brought her to the Stephen's Green baricades.
2. 5 Reasons to Visit Ireland in Fall
September is probably my favorite month in Ireland and it is not entirely because I arrived in the month of blackberries, rainbows and startling angles of light.
3. Irish Culture 2025
There's a national conversation going on in Ireland in September 2015, discussing Irish Culture and the direction for the arts over the next decade.
4. The Traditional Irish Wake
The rites for honoring the dead and celebrating their life are still very much part of Irish rural culture. Undertakers may bury but the waking of the dead is still very much in the hands of the family of the departed.
5. Ulster Tray Bakes
I had never encounterd a tray bake until I visited Northern Ireland. They can be found in tea shops, bring and buy sales and church halls.
6. Irish Heritage Week
The final week of August sees many free events all over Ireland as we celebrated Heritage Week. While this is week's events are aimed at 'backyard tourism' or 'staycationers', overseas visitors can also benefit from the wealth and variety of events around the country.
7. Irish Weddings and Handfasting
Irish weddings and commitment ceremonies have changed with the times. Divorce, civil partnerships, and opening up legal marriage to more religious groups has broken the template for the Irish wedding or handfasting.
8. Celebrating Yeats
Yeats Day is celebrated on June 13th. 2015 marks this literary giant's 150th birthday. While there are celebrations throughout 2015, this June will be especially ebullient.
9. Culture Night
Culture Night is an annual, country-wide, all-Ireland institution where Irish art and creativity is celebrated.
10. Irish Life In The 1800's
What was life like in Ireland in the 1800īs for the "ordinary" folk. Here is a brief description.
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