Irish Cultural Artifacts - From aran sweaters to claddagh rings, many of the patterns and designs used in traditional Irish clothing and jewelry have hidden symbolism and can be traced to intriguing Irish stories and legends. Image Credit: http://www.murphyofireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Murphy-of-Ireland-Infographic.jpg
Ireland is an ancient country and has been home to several civilisations over thousands of years. Some of the important symbols used by these ancient communities have come to be symbols of Ireland itself and mean a great deal to many people who are proud of their Irish heritage. Find out about them on Ireland Calling.
Located a few miles west of Galway in Western Ireland, this small group of three limestone islands has seemingly stood still against the current throughout the centuries, and by looking at it you’d could be fooled into thinking it’s actually a movie set depicting 1800s rural Ireland. http://toeuropeandbeyond.com/a-daytrip-at-the-aran-islands/ #travel #Ireland