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  • April 1, 2016 Terry Kast

    Wild Irish Horses: Equestrian Ireland

    Celtic Horse from Book of Kells Courtesy of libraryireland.com[/caption] Horses are important in ancient cultures throughout the world. China, Japan, Great Britain, and of course Ireland and other Celtic cultures have revered the horse for its beauty, grace and usefulness in...

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  • March 25, 2016 Terry Kast

    The Easter Rising: 100 years later

    The Easter Rising (also known as The Easter Rebellion) began on April 24, 1916 and has remained a controversial part of Irish history for the last century. The politics behind it are complicated, and emotions still run high among the Irish...

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  • February 19, 2016 Terry Kast

    The Flag of Ireland, Three Variations

    Ireland has multiple flags, each with a different meaning and significance. The Tricolor Irish flag, the Gold harp on green background, and the four provinces are especially rich in history and significance. The most recognizable is the Tricolor, with its...

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  • February 12, 2016 Terry Kast

    What is a Celt?

    According to Google, a Celt is: kelt,selt/ noun plural noun: Celts a member of a group of peoples inhabiting much of Europe and Asia Minor in pre-Roman times. Their culture developed in the late Bronze Age around the upper Danube,...

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  • February 1, 2016 Terry Kast

    Saying I Love You in Irish

    On Valentine's day we think of love, romance, passion, Ireland... It's a cool and dreary island, with frequent gray days which makes for a passionate group of folks! Let's look at some Irish (there are too many to list here)...

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