Lambswool! MMMmmm... After you feast on traditional Irish foods on Halloween you'll need to wash it down with this drink. The name is believed to be derivative of the Irish Gaelic, “La Mas Nbhal” meaning ‘Feast of the Apples. The Gaelic saying was pronounced “Lammas-ool”. This ultimately evolved into Lambswool. The drink basically consists of baked crushed apples (cored and crushed without skins), which are added to milk, and hot spiced ale, hard cider and or wine.
Taking its name from the stunning Genveagh national park in County Donegal, this beautiful Aran cardigan showcases the best of traditional Irish craftsmanship with it's stunning Aran stitch patterns. The side fastening gives an unmistakably modern look and it's beautifully finished with a Trinity knot zipper to give a touch of Celtic flair. Made in County Mayo.
Traditional Irish naming patterns - MY ENGLISH ANCESTORS FOLLOWED THIS NAMING PATTERN WITH A SURNAME OF SMITH In Ireland there was traditionally a very strong naming pattern for the eldest children born into a family: The eldest son would be named after his paternal grandfather The second son after his maternal grandfather The third son after his father.
Ogham Stone. Ogham is an Early Medieval alphabet used primarily to write the Old Irish language, and the Brythonic language. Ogham is sometimes called the "Celtic Tree Alphabet", based on a high medieval Bríatharogam tradition ascribing names of trees to the individual letters. There are roughly 400 surviving ogham inscriptions on stone monuments throughout Ireland and western Britain; the bulk of them are in the south of Ireland, in Counties Kerry, Cork and Waterford.