Articles by Dave Donnelly

Festival of Imbolc

In pre-Christian Ireland, the festival of Imbolc signaled the beginning of springtime, with longer and warmer days. The origins of Imbolc The word Imbolc is…


The Pogues

The Pogues are an Irish punk band formed in 1982 and have outstanding popularity all over the world, and their song Fairytale of New York…





Irish Handball

Forget conventional sporting tournaments, with preened players and elaborate venues; Irish Handball is something quite unique. Around small towns, villages and even in big cities the…