Celebrating Ireland with Armergin

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Tradition maintains that on March 17, in the year 432, Saint Patrick, at the young age of 16, was captured by Irish pirates from his home in Great Britain and taken as a slave to Ireland. Little did the pirates know that this young man would be an agent for changeContinue reading “Celebrating Ireland with Armergin”

OTR Celebrates Irish Poets

March belongs to the Irish poets.  Ireland’s dramatic landscape, history, language and people have granted richness and dignity to their poetry.  There are so many remarkable poets and poems to choose from so I decided to start at the beginning. “The Mystery” is considered to be the first Irish poem attributed to one of Ireland’sContinue reading “OTR Celebrates Irish Poets”