Some great Celtic/Irish bands: Lunasa, Solas, Peatbog Faeries, Shooglenifty, Kila.
A recipe definitely worth trying: Soda Bread (yum!--my neighbor, Marnie, always brings me some for Saint Patrick's Day.) Then, bread pudding made with the leftovers! We definitely need to try that. Here's another one: white and dark chocolate bread pudding.
A nice film for the day: The Quiet Man
Here is a cool page of blessings.