Dublin Molly Malone Statue

Places To Visit In Dublin

Ha’penny Bridge Molly Malone Statue on Grafton Street Hags with the Bags sculpture at end of Ha’penny bridge General Post Office (GPO) on O’Connell Street (important building in Irish history) Spire of Dublin on O’Connell Street Dublin Castle Buskers in Temple Bar Trinity College Oscar Wilde Statue in St Stephens Green Kilmainham Gael Guiness Storehouse …

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Traditional Irish Drum

Irish Music Festival

Irish Music Festival In old Ireland, dancing and singing were the principal activities of life outside of school, work and church, Kennedy said. Families, neighbors and friends still gather for singing sessions in Irish homes and pubs today, and that experience is what his band hopes to re-create. Irish music helped me know who I …

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Irish Traditional Dancers

Irish Traditional Dance

Irish traditional dance Irish dancing or Irish dance is a group of traditional dance forms originating in Ireland which can broadly be divided into social dance and performance dances. Irish social dances can be divided further into céilí and set dancing. Irish set dances are quadrilles, danced by four couples arranged in a square, while …

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Irish Potato Famine

The Irish Famine

The Irish Famine Starting in 1801, Ireland had been directly governed, under the Act of Union, as part of the United Kingdom. Executive power lay in the hands of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and Chief Secretary for Ireland, both of whom were appointed by the British government. Ireland sent 105 members of parliament to …

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Chicagos river turns Green Posted by admin on 18 Mar 2008 | Tagged as: St Patrick’s Day Chicago again dyed its river green to celebrate the St Patricks Day celebrations.   Approx 200 floats, bagpipers, bands and Irish dancers took part in the event with tens of thousands of people lining the route and again …

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