Ireland Country Resources
These additional online resources can help you get ready for your studies in Ireland. The comprehensive collection of sites guides you in learning more and testing your knowledge.
Check Country Profiles and Other Travel Links, where you can find lots of information on most any country in the world - including Ireland.
To learn the ins and outs of Irish culture and how it differs from ours, visit the incredibly detailed Countries and their Cultures. You'll find information on everything from national symbols and ethnic relations to etiquette and food. Another great site is Kwintessential, which provides insights into some of the basics in terms of cultural attitudes and values.
Irish Culture and Customs covers a wide range of topics, from the latest news to poetry and music to recipes, all in a clear, fun style. The DiscoverIreland.com site is a commercial site with details on lodging, tours and such, but it also has other helpful features, such as the About Ireland page of information on Irish culture and history, and the Things to see and do that lets you explore things to see and do on the Emerald Isle. Articles on economics, genealogy, the Irish state and more are on the Reference Page of Ireland-information.com.
For information on Celtic Mythology, start with this Timeless Myths site. And to get up to speed on current events in Ireland, check out the Irish Times and the Irish Examiner.