Ireland Symbols

Who was Maewyn Succat?

Calpurnuis and Conchessa Succat were Romans. During 375AD in Great Britain, Conchessa gave birth to a son, Maewyn Succat. Although his family was orthodox and his grandfather was a Catholic priest, during his childhood, he was an atheist. Irish pirates kidnapped Maewyn when he was around 16 years old. They sold him into slavery where …

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In the Land of Ireland Symbolisms

What national symbol, in the land of Ireland, comes to mind when you think about the Republic of Ireland? Shamrocks? Perhaps the Blarney Stone, castles or Irish dancers. It’s surprising to learn the above images are NOT the national symbol. The Irish harp is the official emblem of the island in the cold north Atlantic …

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