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Burns Night

from liquoricetree January 25th marks the celebration of Scottish poet Robert Burns Born in Ayrshire in 1759, Robert Burns’ work has inspired generation after generation. On January 25th Scots all around the world come together on the anniversary of his birth to honour his memory and celebrate his work. A traditional Burns night consists of … Continue reading

What is Beltane?

What is Beltane? Art by Hugh McMahon A Tale of Four Seasons The ancient Celtic year was built around the four seasons. Each season was marked with two holidays (8 in total). The four main holidays fall in the middle of our current seasons, and the year begins on Samhain. Samhain (pronounced SAHwen): Oct. 31st. … Continue reading

How To: Constructing Celtic Interlace (Knotwork)

Originally posted on Digital Magpie:
What is it?  The name “Celtic” is a bit misleading. Interlace (or knotwork) was used in multiple historical periods as a decorative motif. However, it is so extensively used in what’s commonly known as Celtic Art that it has become primarily associated with that period. Characteristics include consistent over-under alteration,…

Stonehenge

Originally posted on Arthurian Romances:
I found this interesting video about it and if you have any thoughts or comments, please leave them below. Click on the link below & Enjoy! Stonehenge

Secrets Of Celtic Symbols and Ancient Astrology Revealed

Originally posted on Arthurian Romances:
I found this on IrishCentral.com and thought you all would enjoy it! Have a lovely weekend! 🙂 All My Best, Jill ? ? The mysterious symbols on ancient Irish tombs have captivated people’s imaginations for hundreds of years. Although no definitive answer has been reached on what they mean, people…

The Kelpies: Scotland’s 100 ft Horse-Head Sculptures

Originally posted on TwistedSifter:
THE KELPIES AT THE HELIX Website | Facebook | Twitter ? The Kelpies are two 30 metre (100 ft) high horse-head sculptures located at the Forth and Clyde Canal in The Helix, a 350 hectare parkland project built to connect 16 communities in the Falkirk Council Area of Scotland. They are…

Welcome to our NEW Blog!

Our Celtic Community was inspired by the deep and long history and heritage of the Celtic people. NiagaraCeltic.com has a large community of Celtic enthusiasts who love everything about the 7 (six) Celtic Nations, and we wanted a way to share this passion! Of course this could never be done by just one group of people in … Continue reading

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