The Book of Kells is a beautifully illustrated ancient text that is celebrated for its lavish decoration. The manuscript contains the four Gospels in Latin and is considered one of Ireland's great national treasures.
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This video explores how potatoes played a key role in the development of our modern civilization. From their origins in South America to their importance in feeding Europe and the disastrous Irish famine, learn about the history of the potato.
The Giant’s Causeway is a vast plateau of slabs and columns on the coast of Northern Ireland. The scientific explanation for this is that it’s the result of molten lava contracting and fracturing as it cooled in the wake of a volcanic eruption but an ancient Irish myth tells a different story.