Thursday, December 30, 2010

Cash In On Two Saints With a St Patricks Golden Shamrock on a St Valentines Silver Necklace

A Golden Shamrock of Ireland Silver Necklace For St Valentines and St Patricks Day

This beautiful sterling silver necklace, 18" with 3" extender and lobster claw clasp, delivered in a special black felt bag, features a four leaf shamrock design, each petal in green and edges in gold. The shamrock is a national emblem of Ireland and on this necklace it symbolizes love and romance. If you are Irish at heart and someone's valentine then why not celebrate both great days with this fine piece of jewelry and buy in time for St Valentines.

The background is a dark green but this may be changed with the customize option.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Donegal Ireland Calendar and a Close Shave in the Adirondacks

The 3rd Annual Adirondack Donegal Beard Contest

For the 3rd Annual Adirondack Donegal Beard Contestants are preparing to shave their facial hair on New Year's Day in anticipation of growing their Donegal Beard for judging on St Patrick's Day 2011. Newcomers are welcome to take part in the event, which is free and open to the public.

The Donegal Beard is an Irish-style beard that grows along the jaw line and covers the chin. Contestants must be clean shaven on January 1st and grow a Donegal Beard by St. Patrick’s Day March 17th. On Saint Patrick’s Day all beards should conform to the Donegal standard.

The contest will be held on St. Patrick's Day, March 17th, at Basil and Wicks, formerly Casey's North, on Route 28 in North Creek, NY. Prizes will be awarded for the best beards. So even if it's a competition you won't be participating then it's something interesting to visit on St Patrick's Day.

In the Beautiful Donegal, Ireland, 2011 Calendar above the photographs are by Fiona who says "Beautiful scenery and landscapes of County Donegal,Ireland. Throughout the year Donegal is a picture of wild beauty. Buy this calendar and enjoy it for yourself "

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Vintage Print of a Lake in County Kerry Ireland Calendar 2011

Calendar 2011 - Vintage Print of a Lake in County Kerry Ireland

A vintage print of a lake in Co Kerry, Ireland, circa 1890 is the focus of this wall mounted poster calendar as we approach the start of the new year.

The calendar is easy to customize and personalize to produce larger versions, to change the paper quality, change or remove text as required, and options for framing.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Molly Malone and Her Wheelbarrow Dublin Ireland

Famous Bronze of Young Molly Malone and Wheelbarrow Wall Calendar 2011

Only a few days away from the start of the New Year and another calendar for your home that features the Molly Malone statue in Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland, cast in bronze to celebrate the city's millennium in 1987.

Molly, a beautiful fishmonger who plied her trade on the streets of Dublin, but who died young of a fever, wears a 17th Century dress standing and holding her wheelbarrow on which are several baskets of fish, cockles and mussels. This statue is known locally as "The Tart With The Cart", "The Dish With The Fish", "The Trollop With The Scallops", "The Dolly With the Trolley", and "The Flirt in the Skirt".

Although The famous song "Cockles and Mussels", also known as "In Dublin's Fair City" commemorates Molly Malone there is no evidence that the song is based on a real woman, of the 17th century or at any other time.

Have Molly on your wall all the year round in 2011 on this wall calendar. Re-brand with customization, buy in bulk with volume discount and resell if you so wish, as the calendar is easy to customize.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Beckett Bridge Over The River Liffey, Dublin, Ireland

Beckett Bridge Dublin Ireland Wall Poster Calendar 2011

This beautiful bridge in Dublin, named after the famous Irish writer Samuel Beckett, connects Dublin Docklands to the North of the City across the River Liffey.

The photograph, taken from the north side shows the bridge with a brightly painted white curved spine rising from the south side, suspension cables running along its length in a shape reminiscent of a harp.

The bridge was designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, built in Holland, and shipped as a prefabricated structure by sea from Rotterdam to Dublin in 2009.

Ring in the New Year with this bridge as a wall poster calendar for 2011.

Irish themes also appear in this set of articles helpful to travelers and tourists in a hurry.