Irob History & Culture
Beautiful Poem about Irob Tigrigna
Those understand Tigrigna, enjoy and learn about Irob. The poem reflects on current Irob situation comparing it to what it used to be. Inspiring, educational and the best way to get sneak pick into the vast history of Irob people and the current crisis in few words louder than a book.
Author: Berhe Gebre-Egziabher (Berhe Assimba)
Demonstration in Irob
This video is about the continued opposition of Irob against the 2002 Algiers peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea that divides the Irob minority between two countries for no apparent reasons. Irobs have been voicing their grievances ever since. This particular demonstration is from 2018, Dawhan, Irob after the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali announced that Ethiopia will accept the Algiers agreement with out conditions.
St. Louis Sisters' mission in rural Ethiopia
Dawhan is located next to Alitena, the historical capital of Irob and the birth place of modern education Catholicism in Ethiopia. Ethiopia has a rich and varied Christian history, becoming a Christian kingdom as early as the fourth century, and Orthodox Christianity is still the most widely practiced religion in the country. Modern Catholicism began with an Italian priest, St. Justin de Jacobis, who evangelized in Eritrea and northern Ethiopia. His church was in Alitena.
The Opening Celebration of Adgadi-Arae Highschool, Irob 2018
Irob's traditional administration was divided into three Arae's (house) namely namely, Adgad, Buknita and Hassaballa named after three sons of Sume. Adgadi-Arae is the northern part of these divisions bordering Eritrea. Enjoy the "Hora", the beautiful traditional Irob cultural show, that is disappearing.
የደቂቀ እስጢፋኖሳዊያን እና ኢሮብ ብሔረሰብ ግንኙነት
The enlightened Deqiqe EStifanos followers sought refuge among the Irob people. Their sanctuary was the historic Gunda Gunde monastery in Irob.
ኣባ እስጢፋኖስ በ1414 በትግራይ የጉንዳጉንዶንና የአሲራ መቲራ ቅ/ድ/ማርያም ኣድባራትና ገዳማትን መስርተው በእመቤታችን ቅድስት ድንግል ማርያም ስም ሰየሟቸው ፣ በጻፉዋቸው መጻህፍትና ገድላት ሁሉ የእመቤታችን ቅድስት ድንግል ማርያም የምስለ ፍቁር ወልዳ ስዕል አለ። ውዳሴ ማርያምና አንቀጸብርሃንም ይደግማሉ።
(ፕ/ር ጌታቸው ሃይሌ "በህግ ኣምላክ"በሚለው መፅሃፋቸው፣የ1995 እትም ፡ ገፅ 7 ላይ)