Explore The Lover, Pre Raphaelite Paintings, and more!

Bullaun stones featured in Irish folklore as the most powerful place to beautiful blessing-prayers. The Irish spiritual writer, John O'Donohue ...

Irish Folklore: Traditional Beliefs and Superstitions

previous pinner: Bullaun stones featured in Irish folklore as the most powerful place to utter a blessing, or a curse. They are recognizable by their hollowed centre which are thought to have been used for baptisms in early Christian times.

art of the beautiful-grotesque: The Art of John D Batten

English fairy tales, by Joseph JacobsIllustrations by John D. Batten quit your sword, unbend your bow, And give me kisses three;For though I am a poisonous worm, No harm I& do to thee.

Sketches of Irish Character...S.Hall   1910

Sketches of Irish character - Digital Collections - UW-Madison Libraries

Ireland is an ancient country and has been home to several civilisations over thousands of years.  Some of the important symbols used by these ancient communities have come to be symbols of Ireland itself and mean a great deal to many people who are proud

Ireland is an ancient country and has been home to several civilisations over thousands of years. Some of the important symbols used by these ancient communities have come to be symbols of Ireland itself and mean a great deal to many people who are proud

artofnarrative: “ Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale ~ Idylls of the King by Alfred Lord Tennyson ~ 1913 ~ via Illustration for Elaine Then to her tower she climb’d, and took the shield, there kept it, and.

a more traditional look

Saint Patrick was a gentleman, Who through strategy and stealth, Drove all the snakes from Ireland, Here’s a toasting to his health. But not too many toastings Lest you lose yourself and then Forget the good Saint Patrick And see all those snakes again.

Countess Markievicz played an active part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and in post-1916 Irish history. Born in 1868 as Constance Gore-Booth, Countess Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the Easter Uprising but had the sentence commuted to life imprisonment on account of her gender. She died in 1927. It is estimated that over 250,000 people lined the streets for her funeral.

Countess Markievicz played an active part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and in Irish history. Born in 1868 as Constance Gore-Booth, Countess Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the Easter Uprising but had the sentence commuted to li

Duchess of Savoy (detail), Sánchez Coello, 1585

Catalina Micaela de Austria, Duchess of Savoy Alonso Sánchez Coello (detail) 1585

I like this painting on a few levels.  Emily Balivet does some good stuff.  We have another print of hers that we adore.

The Tryst Renaissance Lovers Goddess Art by EmilyBalivet

Map

IRELAND BY COUNTY -- We'll probably go through Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Galway. County Cork is where our family started before traveling to America

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) - Washing Hands, 1865

Ellen Smith model for "Washing Hands" D. Her career cut short by a spurned suitor who slashed her face.

Lady MacBeth  Portrayed by the English actress Ellen Terry, painted by John Singer Sargent in 1889

Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth by John Singer Sargent, Oil. It depicts actress Ellen Terry in a famous performance of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, wearing a green dress decorated with iridescent beetle wings

Pinterest
Search