Faith · Life

Are You Building Your Own Soil?

Have you ever heard of the Aran Islands? They are a set of three small islands off the west coast of Ireland, famous for their rich wool sweaters and being a heart of Irish cultural preservation. When we lived in Ireland, we could see these islands from our living room window—when it wasn’t raining, anyway.… Continue reading Are You Building Your Own Soil?

Cross Cultural Living · Irish · Life

If You Came to My Village

If you came to my wee village in the west of Ireland on Saint Patrick’s Day, it might look a little bit different than you expect. It might be more subdued. There might be less green. There certainly wouldn’t be any pinching. But it would no doubt be an experience that you would take with… Continue reading If You Came to My Village

Giveaways · Irish · Life

So You Want To Learn Irish? {GIVEAWAY}

****ENTRIES NOW CLOSED**** CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER, COMMENTER #3: CRYSTAL B.!! Whenever I post here or on Facebook about how we live our everyday lives through the medium of the Irish language, I always get loads of response. There’s a massive connection and draw for Americans to all things Irish. And the Irish language is… Continue reading So You Want To Learn Irish? {GIVEAWAY}

Giveaways · Irish

A Wee Bit O’ Irish {GIVEAWAY!!} (updated)

***GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED*** Congrats to our winners: Donna and Joyce! I have emailed you. 🙂 Living in rural Ireland, as you might imagine, can be just as idyllic as is sounds. Lush green hills, rugged coastline, lilting voices, vibrant music. The area in which we live is a hotbed for culture, language and arts. Music,… Continue reading A Wee Bit O’ Irish {GIVEAWAY!!} (updated)