At around 2.20 am on the morning of 15th April 1912, after hitting an ice berg in the Atlantic Ocean, east of Newfoundland, the RMS Titanic sank, with the loss of around 1,500 lives. On the previous Thursday, 11th April 1912, one hundred and thirteen steerage passengers boarded the Titanic at Queenstown (now Cobh) in Cork. Fourteen of these passengers were from in and around the village of Lahardane in the parish of Addergoole in County Mayo, located at the foot of Nephin (the mountain you…
Celtic Flame Knot-Cleansing and Renewal-Wood Carved Triquetra | Etsy
MEANING: Flame shaped triquetra represents cleansing and renewal. As we spiral inward, we burn away the negative patterns of habit and thinking that hold us back. As in the plant world, that regenerates itself from the ashes of the old, out of the ashes comes new growth, and thoughts, expanding into rebirth of ideas and new ways of being. An artistic variation of the Triquetra knot that represents the three aspects of the ancient Celtic Goddess; Maiden, Mother, Crone and later the Christian…
The bronze statue of Mary Kate Danaher and Sean Thornton from the film 'The Quiet Man' unveiled yesterday afternoon 10-6-2013 in the Village of Cong, Ireland during their annual Cong festival. Congratulations to all in Cong and to Paddy Rock and his team. This is a fantastic monument honoring a film masterpiece..
History of Ireland 1883 - gilt impressed title
Gilt impressed block title on cover of The History of Ireland - from the earliest Period to the Present Time, derived from the Researches of Eminent Scholars by Martin Haverty. A revised reprint of the original 1867 version of Thomas Farrell. Printed by Thomas Kelly, New York for McNeil & Coffee Publishers, Sydney, Australia 1883.
Our Lady of Knock (Ireland): An apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, and Saint John the Evangelist, on the evening of August 21, 1879, to 15 people whose ages ranged from five years to seventy-five and included men, women, teenagers and children.