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Irish Culture & Customs welcomes submissions from our subscribers.

While we can always use recipes, fillers, quotes and so on, we are specifically in need of articles on Irish history, music, literature and any other topic that will entertain our audience while at the same time, educate them as to the culture and customs of Ireland. Our hope is that our content will be enjoyable and worthwhile reading for all ages. Consequently, we urge contributors to respect the diversity of our community by ensuring that all copy and images are appropriate for family reading.

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Founded in 545 AD by St Ciaran, Clonmacnoise monastery became between the 7th and 12th centuries a religious, literature and arts center for monks all over Europe. They came to study and pray in the “Island of saints and scholars” when the rest of Europe was still in the Dark Ages. Clonmacnoise was totally devastated by fire as well as successive raids but the site retains its stunning features. The view captured in this image has remained relatively unchanged for 1500 years. Clonmacnoise lay in decay until the Office of Public Works began the arduous task of turning this sacred place into one of Ireland's most famous visitors' centres. Interestingly - and we have yet to find out why - for centuries, courting couples have stood on each side of the arch whispering their words of love to each other.

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