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     collection of treasures
        to touch your Inner Celt."

The Giant’s Causeway

The first time you see it, you think there’s no way it can be real. The otherworldly rock formations of The Giant’s Causeway look like something out of a movie set. In fact, they have been a set location for the hit show Game of Thrones and the movie Dracula Untold. The Giant’s Causeway, located
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The Tree of Life

The tree of life is such an evocative symbol that is neither masculine nor feminine. It is revered by all faiths and seems to tug at the spirit, reminding us that we’re connected to the earth, to the sky, and to all mankind. It’s a primitive symbol that can be found in every culture, on almost
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Claddagh, a Ring, a City, a Legend.

Few symbols are recognizable, more quintessentially Irish than the Claddagh. The hands clasping a crowned heart, symbolize love (the heart), loyalty (the crown), and friendship (the outstretched hands). The Claddagh originates in the fishing village of Claddagh, which is now in the center of Galway, but was once just outside of the city walls. According
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What is Peat?

Peat has been used as a heating and energy source, in construction, horticulture, agriculture and in whisky production for centuries. But have you ever wondered what peat actually is? According to Wikipedia: Peat (turf) is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands, bogs, or mires.[1][2] The peatland ecosystem
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The Dog Days of Summer

When we talk about The Dog Days of Summer, what images do you conjure in your head? Cicadas buzzing? Lemonade? Time seeming to slow down in the midday heat? Sidewalk sales and parades? All of the above? Did you ever wonder about the origin of the term? From Merriam-Webster Dictionary : Simple Definition of dog days
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Father’s Day

Father’s Day falls on June 19th this year, and it’s rapidly approaching.  If you already have gifts for Dad wrapped and a day planned, you’re well ahead of the game and deserve a cold drink and some sort of medal or trophy, or maybe a trophy filled with a cocktail. If you’re like most of
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Celtic Languages

Celtic Languages are seeing a revival among people of Celtic descent around the globe in an effort to reclaim and retain an identity and culture that was once outlawed by the English crown. “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”  -Marcus Garvey The Celtic
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Summer Food In Ireland

When you think of Irish Food, do hearty dishes like mutton stew, shepherd’s pie and coddle come to mind? While most of us love these Irish classics, they are not fit for a hot summer day in America, or even a warm, rainy day in Ireland. So what do the Irish eat in the summer
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Irish Road Bowling

Have you heard of Irish Road Bowling? Irish Road Bowling is a sport played, quite literally in the middle of the road. According to Wikipedia: Road bowling (Irish: Ból an bhóthair) (also bullets or long bullets in Armagh) is an Irish sport in which competitors attempt to take the fewest throws to propel a metal ball along
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The Highland Games

Highland Game season is upon us and you probably don’t have to drive far to find one near you. According to Scotland.org “Highland Games have been picked up across continents with the first Highland Games in the USA happening in New York in 1836. The Caledonian Club of San Francisco held its first Games in 1866
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