Kids Craic: “A Whole Claddagh Love”

Kids’ Craic!  A Whole “CLADDAGH” Love! by Dottie Wenger Did you know that the Claddagh ring is a popular Valentine’s gift in both Ireland and the United States?   Claddagh rings […]

Kids’ Craic: Traditions and Superstitions!

 Kids’ Craic: Traditions and Superstitions! by Dottie Wenger The Irish have several superstitions and traditions related to ringing in a new year.  They include: Many people in Ireland thoroughly clean […]

Kids’ Craic:  Happy Christmas!

Kids’ Craic:  Happy Christmas! Fun Facts:      Christmas is celebrated in Ireland very similarly to how it is in the United States, with a few exceptions:  Stephen’s Day – In Ireland, […]

Kids Craic: Happy Haunting!

Kids’ Craic: Happy Haunting! By Dottie Wenger Ireland’s Own Bram Stoker!  Abraham (“Bram”) Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland.  As a young child, he was very ill and was unable […]

Kid’s Craic: Back to School

Kids’ Craic! Back to School? By Dottie Wenger At the time this column was written, schools in Ireland were expected to reopen fully in September, on a full-time basis.  What […]

Kids’ Craic! “A Whole Lotta Blarney!”

Kids’ Craic! “A Whole Lotta Blarney!” by Dottie Wenger History of the Blarney Stone:  The Blarney Stone is a popular tourist site, attracting visitors from all over the world! Legend […]

Kid’s Craic: Kindness Counts

Kids’ Craic July 2020:   Kindness Counts! by Dottie Wenger After a rough start to 2020, the whole world could use an extra measure of kindness right now.  Here are ten […]

Kid’s Craic: Celebrating Fantastic Fathers!

Kids’ Craic:  Celebrating FANTASTIC FATHERS! By Dottie Wenger Father’s Day (in America and Ireland) is June 21st this year! Father’s Day took a long time to become an official holiday […]

Kid’s Craic! FANtastic February

Kids’ Craic: Fantastic February by Dottie Wenger The holiday season may have ended, but  if you’re visiting the Emerald Isle, there are plenty of noteworthy dates in February: February 1st […]