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With Boughs of Holly

article from Colonial Williamsburg website journal, 2008 by Mary Miley Theobald photos by Dave Doody   From Peasant Hut to royal palace, Europeans have for centuries decorated their homes and churches with greenery at Christmas. The tradition antedates the Christian era. Pagan societies like the Romans, the Celts, and the Norse observed Midwinter, the shortest … Continue reading

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

Penny Whistle Fantasy

Originally posted on 61 Musings:
I love American Bluegrass and Celtic music, two similar styles on opposite sides of the pond.  I love their earthiness and simplicity, liveliness and deep expression of emotion.  Nothing can pick me up and get me moving like a good jig or a reel.  On my bucket list of things to…

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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