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SomethingIrish favorite links page
Below you will find our favorite links, each categorised under there respective heading. If you would like to add a link to our page please fill out the reciprocal link form page.

 

Archaeology Food News
Art Gaelic Reference
Children Genealogy Religion
Clubs Government Politics
Culture History Shopping
Education Humor Social
Emigration Immigration Sport
Entertainment Literature Tech
Finance Magazines Travel
Folklore Music Weddings

 

Archaeology

Archaeology Ireland - Ogham explained, High Crosses, Ceide fields in Mayo

Doon -A Mayo peninsula containing a Bronze Age (2000BC) site.

History of Dingle - Good photos of stones, stone forts, circles, etc.

Art

Mike Loyer - Mike paints Irish "Farmscapes"
Irish Lighthouses - Photographs of the lighthouses of Ireland.
ArtBaby

 


 

Children

Roizine- An online Irish magazine for teens, includes e-mail pals.

Clubs

http://www.nyirish.net/- This link will be updated before the end of January, we are just awaiting permission
http://www.bostonirish.com/
http://www.hibernians.com/

 

 

 

 

 

Culture

The Irish Index
Dunbrody Project-Charitable, educational project to recreate an Irish immigrant ship.
Belfast-ese –A “translation” of phrases unique to folks in Ireland – especially Belfast.
Irish Slanguage- Find out what a “Culchie” is
Guinness Homepage – A contest for a free trip to Ireland
Pat’s Irish Page
IrishNet
Dungarvan Museum Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education
Irish Studies programs & newsletters
H-ALBION web site
Irish History on the Web
The Graduate-Ireland's Essential Student Guide-similar to the Junior Achievement group in the US/Canada
Adventure Ireland - 3,2 and 1 week educational programs in Ireland tailored for teens

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emigration
Moving to Ireland?-Everything you wanted to know!
How to Migrate to Ireland - Information you will need if you plan to move to Eire.
The Irish Jobs Page
IrishAbroad listings-A list of links to job recruiters
Construction Jobs in Ireland - A searchable database of construction related jobs in Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entertainment
This is My Father - a Chicago schoolteacher returns to Ireland to look for his father
Angela's Ashes-the official site
The Limerick of "Angela's Ashes"-Photos and commentary describe McCourt's Limerick
Waking Ned Devine-excellent photography or the Isle of Man, good example of Irish
Dancing at Lughnasa, with Meryl Streep
CD-Now-Mary Black, Collected - My latest favourite CD
Irish Visions - Documentaries of Irish Historical events.
Fair City - an Irish soap opera that is very popular.
Ballykissangel - BBC/PBS series about an English priest living in a rural Irish village
Coronation Street - A popular soap opera in Ireland/
Official Eastenders Page - Popular BBC Soap.
Crown Pub - A fun site with camera and "live" craic in the bar!
http://www.celtictv.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance
Finfacts (Irish financial info)

 

 

 

Folklore
Irish Mythology - Links to Irish literature, drama, mythology, etc.
Earthlore Ireland - An extensive site featuring regions, history, mythology.
All About Faeries & Leprechauns - A brief description of Irish cluricauns, mermaids,

 

 

 

 

Food
Irish Food (Recipes, restaurants and more)
Irish Soda Bread Recipe - Some readers suggest adding a 1/4 teas. of salt
Irish Recipes - Extensive site, good links and recipes
Order an Irish Breakfast-Room service on the net. Rashers, Black Pudding, etc.
An Irish grocery store online - A New York store specializing in imported Irish foods.
Irish Food & Recipes - An Irish cookbook, recipes, discussions, restaurants, etc.
http://www.traditionalirishfoods.com/
http://members.aol.com/imladriscb/irishrecipes.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gaelic
Raidio na Gaelteachta
Irish Gaelic LingoLab (PCs only)
Irish Pronunciation Key
North American Assn. for Celtic Language Teachers
Celtic language mailing lists
Daltai na Gaeilge
Gaelic Language Reader (Includes Nancy Stenson's workbook addition to O Siadhail's 'Learning Irish')
The Gaelic League of Austin
Gaeilge ar an Ghreasan (numerous links for learning Irish)
Focal an Lae (The Word of the Day in Irish)
Oideas Gael (Irish Summer Courses)
Irish Gaelic Guide-A list of frequently used sayings and more
Gaelic Newsletter - Written in gaelic, for those who love the language
Useful Gaelic Terms- Lists of Gaelic terms the public could use. Many categories.
An Comhaltas - A group of Gaelic lovers who welcome new members
Rocky Sullivan's NY Irish Pub - Rocky's is a center for Irish craic, gaelic and guinness!
Global Cafe-Dublin - Cyber-Cafe in Dublin that has live camera
Cuisle - A gaelic newsletter online
Gaelic Resources on the Web - Lots of info about Gaelic websites
Beginning Irish - Online lessons with pronunciations.
Focal An Lae - "Word of the Day" in irish. Phrases, pronunciations, etc.
Irish in Texas - Anne Cooke's Texas Gaelic page-What a combination!
Gaelic Lingo Lab - Hugh O'Connor of Australia devised this great way to learn Gaelic
Daltaí na Gaeilge -Gaelic class locations, vocabulary, grammar, etc.
Gaelic Pub Terms - Want to know some gaelic for when you visit the pub?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Genealogy

Irish Names
Genealogical research links (Irish History on the Web)
Genealogy of DingleIncludes Book lists, Irish interest book stores, important Kerry addresses
Fianna Guide to Irish Genealogy - 500 pages of hints, how-tos, searchable name database
Local Ireland Registry Data base of Irish names with search engine
Social Security Death Index - Another good way to search on a name
Irish Clans & Names - This site has a search engine.
Irish Clans-Clan info, genealogy info, general Irish info. Excellent site!
Local Names - Local Ireland's site for searches on Irish names
BrowseIreland - Alphabetized links to Irish names.
Genealogical Search Engine by town name - Enter the town name and search.
Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society - Research Laois and Offaly counties
http://www.clansandnames.org/
http://www.irishdescendants.com/
http://www.genealogy.ie/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government
An Post-Ireland's Postal Service-links to the lottery, etc.
American Embassy-Dublin -Consular services, embassy news, etc.
Honorary Consul for the State of Nevada- The new Honorary Consul is Dr. Bernard Brady
http://www.irish-forestry.ie/
http://www.enterprise-ireland.com/english.asp

 

 

 

 

 

History
History of Irish Diaspora - Info and history of Irish emigrants around the world
Irish History - 12 chapters of Irish history. Well written.
Ulster & the Great War - WWII and N. Ireland's contributions
Irish History Reports - Free reports available for download
Irish on the Titanic - Info about the Irish on the Titanic
Irish History Pages - Excellent pages which contain lots of mini-biographies.
A Biography of Michael Collins - Thorough, well researched, excellent photos.
Hunger Strike Memorial Page - Sands, Hughes, Hurson, O'Hara, McCreesch,
Famous Dubliners - A list of famous Dubbers: Mary Robinson, Bono, etc. with bios
All About County Mayo- Awesome site! Loaded with great info and links!
Irish History - This is THE BEST Irish History/Politics Site on the Web!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Humor
Irish Travellers Today
Find the snakes contest-St. Patrick drove out all the snakes-now you can find them
Irish Ghost! - The ghost of Helena Blunden is said to still haunt the old Belfast linen mill
Kieran Murray - Kieran is a Dubber with a great sense of humour
Father Ted Page - A site about an irreverent (but funny) TV show in Ireland
Lucky Leprechaun Site - Contests, puzzles, limericks, free Irish screen saver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Immigration
Emerald Isle Immigration Center - help for the newly arrived Irish immigrant.
Exiles- Homesick? Get news from home here!
European Research Centre - Enter "Ireland into the search"-migration patterns info
Irish Immigration Studies at SIU Carbondale - Southern Illinois University courses
The Balch Institute - dedicated to the study of American immigrants

 

 

 

 

 

 

Literature
Cothu Wit, Opinion, and Farce
Dublin Writers Workshop
James Joyce Centre, Dublin
Every Ogham Thing On The Web
Fianna Resource page (Celtic martial arts)
Irish Poetry Page
LarkSpirit's Irish Bookshop (order Irish books online!)
Roberts Rinehart Publishers
Fred Hanna's Bookstore
Cathach Books (Antiquarian Bookshop)
Irish Poetry Page - Not only does this site promote new work, but its links to other Irish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magazines
The Irish American Magazine - A Bi-monthly magazine.
Celtic Heritage Magazine
Ireland's Eye

 

 

 

 

Music
David Daye: Highland Bagpipes, Irish uilleann pipes, tin whistle, Scottish accordion. Instruction, ceremonies, recording artist, educational programs. Email ddaye@freenet.columbus.oh.us
The 21st Regiment of Fire Highland pipe band, P/M Paul Renzetti
The Capital City Pipes & Drums Highland pipe band, 614-267-8688
The Celtic All-Stars celtic folk band. Email to dhawkins@alink.com.
Christy Moore website
Clannad
Altan
Irish Aires (Radio)
Black 47
Inchicore-A Dublin based Irish band
Ed's Clannad Page - News, History, Info, links, etc.
Tommy PeoplesAn award winning fiddler - listen to the sound samples
Irish Lyrics - An exhaustive list of songs and lyrics
Irish musicians - This page has good sounds files.
Irish in the Netherlands - Info about bands, musicians, celtic music, and pubs
Sawdoctors - An all new page has info about their new album and upcoming tour
Comhaltas Ceoltóiri Éireann - CCE is dedicated to preservation of Irish music
http://www.irishdancing.net/
http://www.nwirishdancers.com/
http://www.azirishmusic.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News
Newshound (News sources for the North of Ireland)
Irish American News Service (Daily news updates)
RTE Teletext (News briefs updated 24 hours/day)
The BBC Online
The Belfast Telegraph
The Boston Irish Reporter
The Dissenter (Republican online newspaper)
The Galway Advertiser
The Irish Echo (Irish-American newspaper)
Irish Edition (Philadelphia, PA)
The Irish Emigrant
Irish Eyes (Irish American newspaper)
The Irish Independent
Irish News (N. Ireland)
Irish Times (Dublin)
The Irish Voice (Irish-American newspaper)
The Kerryman
Limerick Leader
The Nationalist and Leinster Times
An Phoblacht/Republican News (Sinn Fein)
Saoirse/Irish Freedom (Republican Sinn Fein)
Sunday Business Post
Sunday Tribune
Irish Immigrant Newsletter - For news and information from home.
BBC Radio 5 - You'll need RealAudio to get the latest BBC radio news here
BBC - Irish news from a British source.
Irish American Information - Headlines of today
Nuzhound N. Ireland - Links to headlines about N. Ireland. Updated daily
London Times - Another Resource for Irish News
The Irish News - Another Perspective
Irish Echo Newspaper Online
Irish Herald, The - distributed monthly all across the West Coast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reference
Ireland Now - Categories are: Family Life, Shopping, Travel, Properties, Genealogy
Irish American-net - Find out what is going on in your state!
http://og-man.net/
Tír na nÓg - a cybercafe about Irish mythology
http://www.doras.ie/Doras.nsf/Content/Welcome

 

 

 

 

 

Religion
Croagh Patrick - a virtual tour of the lands where St. Patrick lived and taught.
St. Brigid of Ireland - from St. Patrick's church in Washington D.C.
Celtic Web Graphics - knots, celtic horizontal lines, etc.
Sonya's St. Patrick's Day Page - Probably the best St. Pat's page on the web.
St. Patrick's Day - Good links and history

 

 

 

 

Politics
Irish America Net (listing of Irish cultural organizations and events in the US)
Central Ohio Celt Page
Irish American Unity Conference
The Irish Society of Charlotte, NC
Irish Republican Socialist Committees, North America
Cairde Sinn Fein/Friends of Sinn Fein
History of Stormont Castle - Where the peace talks took place
The Peace Agreement - The wording, the history, the meaning and the process.
ITN's History of the Peace - Timeline with photos
European Union - The official site of the EU
VIP Politics Page - This page has many residents of NI.
http://www.amnesty.ie/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shopping
Celtic Connection-I have not shopped this site personally, but I have had a look & it looks good!
Prints of Ireland - 8 x 10 Old Irish prints
O'Donnell's Irish Imports - Located in New York
IrishIsle.com Online store features, movies, CD's, books and more.
Life of Riley Imports - Located in Ohio, reasonable prices.
Irish & Celtic Gifts - I like their hand painted plates
Read Ireland Bookstore - Easy to use site. Has search engine.
Larkspirit Bookstore - The most comprehensive Irish resource
http://www.irishproducts.com/
http://www.irishfair.com/
http://www.irishbook.com/orderbks.htm
BabyPlaces.com - for all you baby needs and links!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social
Irish Penpals - Free to list yourself, but there is a charge to answer an ad
Irish Friends, Penpals and Matchmakers- Connections to the Irish
Irish E-Pals - Looking for an Irish e-mail pal? Add your name to the list!
Irish Seal Sanctuary - An award winning Wildlife rescue facility run by dedicated Dubliners

 

 

 

 

 

Sport
Gaelic Athletic Association
http://irishsports.com/

 

 

 

 

Tech
Irish Web Server Map (Helpful to find information)

 

 

 

Travel
Aer Lingus
Hostels in Ireland
Local Ireland
Interactive Travel Guide
Bord Failte - Irish Tourist Board
Guide To Dublin
Donegal on the Net
County Clare
The Complete Guide to Galway
Clifden and Connemara
Connemara Home Page
Destination Donegal
Kerry Insight
Kenmare, County Kerry
Kerry Web Homepage
Mayo on the Move!
Welcome to County Cavan
Welcome to Ballykilcline
County Tyrone
County Londonderry
County Armagh
County Fermanagh
City of Belfast
Gateway to Wicklow
Northern Ireland Tourist Board
County Antrim
County Down
What you need to know about pets - if you plan to move pets to Ireland
Public Broadcasting's "Going Places"-features Ireland-has clickable map
Mary Malone's cottage - Reasonable, rustic, rural, relaxing!
Wexford Tourism-In the Southeast of Ireland, near Waterford
Clonmany - Tourism, history, Events, Photos
Irish Travel Directory - This new site has a clickable map loaded with travel info.
Local Donegal - Planning to go to Donegal? Stop here first!
World Link - Want a temporary ISP while you are in Ireland?
Priceline - You name the price you want to pay for airline tickets
Go Ireland - Comprehensive site with clickable map. Everything you want to know!
Fishing on the Cork Blackwater - Salmon fishing 1 hr. from Cork. Daily river reports.
In Kerry - A good place to begin if you plan travel to Kerry
Bed and Breakfast Info - Restaurants, sites, etc.
Doon Archaeological Nature Peninsula - A peninsula in Mayo-a Bronze Age site & more!
Guide to Hotels & Guesthouses - Search by cost, location, accommodation-clickable map
Images of Ireland - Photos & links of Blarney Castle, Lakes of Killarney, etc.
Postcards from Ireland-Circa 1910 - A beautiful collection of photos
Blarney Castle/Stone - Gorgeous Photos and informative links
Dingle Peninsula - This is an awesome site! A "must see" for anyone planning travel
http://www.air.ie/
http://www.irishtours.com/USA.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weddings

Seasonal Irish Traditions - St. Stephen's Day, St. Bridgit's Day, Christmas,
Getting Married in Ireland?-A guide to Irish Weddings
Celtic Wedding Invitations - suggested wording, fonts, authentic designs
All About Irish Weddings - Wedding cake recipe, old and new traditions
Irish Wedding Traditions - For Irish-American brides
Divorce, Irish Style - Kieron Wood's pages.
http://www.wedding-ireland.com/