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A design of Irish origin showing two hands clasping a crowned heart, usually displayed on a piece of jewelry, especially a ring, and given as a token of love or friendship.

[After Claddagh, a fishing village and suburb of Galway.]
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But Jennifer was NOT wearing her cherished Claddagh love ring.
IT expert Casey is the founder of Claddagh Resources, a recruitment agency for the world's top consulting and technology firms.
Besides the Fab Four's music, the lineup includes Irish step dancing with the Claddagh Kids, Irish tenor Jimmy McNally (from the Old Timer Restaurant), the Sudbury Ancient Fyfe & Drum Companie, Carol O'Malley, Billy Walsh, John Weeks, Paul Della Valle, Burnin' Daylight, Matthew Carlen, Anthony Deyoung and Joe Renzoni.
5 /PRNewswire/ -- Claddagh Publishing announced today the release of the new novel Smoke by R.
Reilly, who wears a traditional Irish Claddagh engagement ring to recognise his registered domestic partnership with 50-year-old Brennan, insists: "I know the difference between right and wrong even if I am a high school dropout.
This evening a fundraiser is due to take place in Perth organised by the Claddagh Association.
The pair grew up together in a humble council house on Claddagh Green, Bally-fermot.
com (OTC Bulletin Board: FNTV), a leading internet broadcaster specializing in the production and aggregation of global streaming media content, took their microphones and cameras to the recent Claddagh Records and Atlantic Group partnership party in New York.
He was a driver for a local butcher, originally from Claddagh Road, Ballyfermot, and was about to go to work when he was killed.
The first gold taken from the Cavenacaw mine is being used for the limited edition collection of specially designed wedding and engagement rings, dress jewellery and classic Irish pieces including the celebrated Claddagh ring.
Hearty green sales included sell outs of nearly 50,000 units of a 100% wool Aran stitch sweater with Claddagh pattern and close to 7,000 units of Connemara marble rosary beads.
He worked as a driver for a butcher and was originally from Claddagh Road in Ballyfermot.