Aisling (pronounced: ash-ling) This name means ‘dream’ or ‘vision’ from the Gaelic word ‘aislinge’ and refers to an “aisling,” which is a poetic genre of Irish language poetry from the late 17th century. It only started being used as a first name in the 20th century. The poetic genre has been personified in Ireland as a beautiful woman in peril.
Nollaig na mBan, which means "Women's Christmas" in the Irish language (pronounced "null-ig na mon") is a centuries-old tradition taking place on January 6. It is typically observed in the south of Ireland as a day for women to celebrate themselves: To forego household duties, go out, and have a laugh.
Proud to be Irish? Show it off with this custom textured Celtic knot Irish skull cross tee. This design is custom-made, using real bone texture on the skull and real stained wood texture on the cross to give the design as more authentic and unique appearance. With the holidays right around the corner, this tee (available in multiple styles) makes a great gift for yourself or any Irishman/woman in your family.
Here’s Lori Holland’s “Irish Folk Songs for Women,” lending a nod to both Women’s History Month and next week’s St. Patrick’s Day. Miriam Schottland’s block print for the 1960 recording evokes a folk art tradition. The woman's dress and harp mark the album as Irish, while the script and decorative framing suggest early Irish manuscripts.
Here are some fun reading passages about March filled with lots of fun facts. Use them as a quick warm up activity, for early finishers or in a reading center. The 8 passages include the following titles: • St. Patrick's Day • Read Across America Day • March Madness • Women's History Month • Pi Day • Ireland • Happy Birthday, Harry Houdini! • In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb
Their belief in marriage was that two souls would join together so their strengths would be twice as great and hardships only half as hard. Marriage was an institution not to be entered into lightly. It was the union of two souls, two hearts and two minds. Modern couples can take some of these meaningful beliefs and incorporate them into their wedding ceremony by using some of the old Celtic wedding traditions, rituals and symbols.
Please remember to always refer to him or his day as St. Patrick or St. Patrick's Day. To use the term St Paddy is disrespectful. You don't use nicknames for an icon or symbol of a nation. You certainly don't use St Patty for a man. Patty is a woman's name.