Top 10 Tuesday — 10 Interesting Facts About the Irish

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Hello Lovlies!  I am sure you saw this one coming.  For Cynthia's Top 10 Tuesday I have 10 interesting facts about the Irish.  Again, my list is from Listverse. 



10
Inventors
Rossetel
Fact: The Earls of Rosse were great inventors.
9
Dracula
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Fact: Dracula may actually have been inspired by the Irish legend of Abhartach.
8
Halloween
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Fact: Halloween was derived from an Irish festival.
7
Feast Day
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Fact: St. Patrick’s Day is much more solemn in Ireland and less about drinking.
6
White House
White-House
Fact: An Irishman designed the White House.
5
Snakes
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Fact: St. Patrick’s clearing of the Emerald Isle of snakes isn’t true.
4
Magic
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Fact: A spell in Madeleine L’Engle’s popular time quartet is derived from a prayer by St. Patrick.
3
Pirate Queen
Graceo
Fact: The infamous Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley was Irish.
2
America
St Brendan The Navigator
Fact: The Irish may have discovered America first.
1
St. Patrick
St Patrick
Fact: St. Patrick was not actually Irish.

I hope you enjoyed learning those 10 interesting facts about the Irish as much as I did. 






 





 





 

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