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    January 30, 2019 Lori McAlister

    Blessings of Brighid – Goddess and Saint

    Brighid (BREE’yid) or Brigit is also the patron saint of Ireland, second only to Saint Patrick. She represents a powerful presence in the land and Celtic lore. As goddess, she was Brid (or Bride – the inspiration of our word for a woman in a marriage ceremony) daughter of the Dagda (the Good God) of the sacred Tuatha de Dannan. Her influence shines through time and has not been dimmed with the coming of Christianity. The new faith embraced her as the nursemaid and foster mother of Christ himself, sometimes calling her “Mary of the Gael.”
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  • August 7, 2016 Terry Kast

    The Irish Whales

    At the turn of the Twentieth Century, with anti-Irish sentiment running high in both America and Britain, Irish Olympic athletes faced a choice of either competing as British athletes, for a crown and flag that they resented, or emigrating to...

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  • June 10, 2016 Terry Kast

    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...

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  • June 3, 2016 1

    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...

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  • January 18, 2016 Terry Kast

    Where do we find all these treasures?

    ShanOre Claddagh birthstone ring I cannot count how many times, we've had a customer ask "where to you get all this?"  Good question! Terry buys from many places, including Ireland, Scotland, England, and even trade shows in New York and...

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