Herein you will find over a thousand descriptive links to absorbing and dazzling examples of Irish Culture, including the usual favourites such as art, history, literature, cinema, mythology, flora, fauna and genealogy, but also its commerce, religions, government, science and technology. It’s a living compendium of modern as well as ancient Ireland – many sites are stunningly illustrated – created with loving care by hundreds of experts and expert enthusiasts alike.
Of late, I’ve illustrated the pages with images. My thanks to all the photographers who made their images available under a Creative Commons license/licence.
This is a non-commercial, altruistic project. I compiled it for myself, and offer it to you.
My name is Philip Casey and apart from being a novelist and poet, I’m the begetter and maintainer of Irish Culture and Irish Writers Online.
Philip Casey’s novels are The Fabulists, from The Lilliput Press, and The Water Star and The Fisher Child, both from Picador, the later two now available as ebooks He has published four collections of poetry, including Dialogue in Fading Light, and a children’s novel, The Coopla, is under consideration. He is the founder and editor of Irish Writers Online and Irish Culture. His work-in-progress is Slaves, Masters, Rebels – In the history of Ireland and its Diaspora . His personal online presence is at www.philipcasey.com and on twitter: @Philip_Casey
A member of Aosdána, he lives in Dublin.