With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we got wondering: what, exactly, IS the “luck o’ the Irish?” Some say that the phrase was coined during the California gold rush of the 1850’s, when a good number of Irish gold miners struck it rich. But other sources say the the phrase is sarcastic. Given […]
Since St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, we thought we’d explore the signs of Ireland. While this is by no means a comprehensive study of the signage offerings in Ireland, it covers some of the most important facets of Irish life: danger, Guinness, drink other than Guinness, education and heritage.