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The Irish Celtic Goddess Morrigan In Ukraine On Saint Andrew’s Day — Dracul Van Helsing

The Irish Celtic Goddess Morrigan In Ukraine On Saint Andrew’s Day The Irish Celtic Goddess Morrigan awaited war War between Russia and Ukraine The Celtic goddess of War stood there Alongside Ares the Greek god of war And Thor the Norse god of thunder They stood in the woods not far from Voronkiv the village […] … Continue reading

The experience of a lifetime: Studying abroad in the Emerald Isle —

Staff Writer Ty Smith gives us a glimpse into his study abroad experience. via The experience of a lifetime: Studying abroad in the Emerald Isle —

Sláinte! Birds of Celtic Myths and Legend

from IrishAmerica.com | By Edythe Preet, Columnist In Irish folklore the raven was thought to be a messenger from the other world. Autumn is upon us. The leaves have gone gold and scarlet, night falls earlier, the air turns chill, and the season to plant crops won’t come again until spring. For our ancestors, it was time … Continue reading

The World of Guinness — Our Celtic Community

Guinness is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of Ireland, well-earned thanks to being the most popular alcoholic beverage in countries all over the world (10 million pints sold each day). Launched in Dublin, Ireland by Arthur Guinness in 1759, it remains a beloved part of Celtic life and heritage. Today Guinness is exported […] … Continue reading

The World of Guinness

Guinness is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of Ireland, well-earned thanks to being the most popular alcoholic beverage in countries all over the world (10 million pints sold each day). Launched in Dublin, Ireland by Arthur Guinness in 1759, it remains a beloved part of Celtic life and heritage. Today Guinness is exported … Continue reading

The Theft of the Crown Jewels

The Theft of the Crown Jewels contribution written by Ben Johnson, posted on http://www.historic-uk.com One of the most audacious rogues in history was Colonel Blood, known as the ‘Man who stole the Crown Jewels’. Thomas Blood was an Irishman, born in County Meath in 1618, the son of a prosperous blacksmith. He came from a … Continue reading

A Roadtrip Through 17 Counties of Ireland: Part 1

FROM: Your Irish Heritage, Irish Ancestry Travel and Culture A few weeks back we went on a road trip from Cork to Donegal and back – covering 17 counties in all. When we came back we wrote up a number of posts in our weekly newsletter (see to the side of this post if you … Continue reading

More Kelpies

Originally posted on Scots Roots:
Here’s a short film of The Kelpies at Falkirk. Copyright © Scots Roots Research 2014

A Wee Bit of Irish – “Now and In Time To Be” – W.B. Yeats

Blackrock Castle, 1920s

Originally posted on Old Photos of Cork:
Hasn’t changed much except for land recovered from the river and the car park built there.

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