Cead míle fáilte. Stair na hÉireann will take you on an enchanting journey populated with figures from myth, steeped in its turbulent history, culture, ancient secrets and thousands of places that link us to our past and the present. With insight to folklore, literature, art, and music of Ireland, you’ll experience an irresistible tour through the remarkable Emerald Isle. Culturally, Ireland has produced beautifully illuminated manuscripts such as the Book of Kells, The Book of Leinster, Annals of the Four Masters, etc, and stunning pieces of early medieval gold work.
Ireland’s cultural heritage, with its diverse customs, traditions, folklore, mythology, music, and dance, is one of the richest and most distinctive in Europe. She has given the world numerous thought-provoking authors and poets, captivating and humorous playwrights, lively music and dancers.
“Arm of Erin, prove strong, but be gentle as brave, and, uplifted to strike, still be ready to save; not one feeling of vengeance presume to defile the cause or the men of the Emerald Isle.” –William Drennan
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