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The Celtic Literature Collective

Doing research for historical fiction in Ireland, I often try to find myths and legends, hoping for the least ‘adulterated’ versions. Of course, we cannot find the originals – those are lost in the mists of time in some oral

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Posted in History, pagan, Writing

Y Mabinogi – The Verve, Sawing, the Awen, and Autumn – Damh the Bard

Time for an update on the new album. The first words were written in May when me and Cerri travelled to Wales and hired a beautiful cottage. I wrote of the experience here and during that week the … Source:

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Posted in music, pagan, Travel

Secrets of Carreg Cennen Revealed – living+eucatastrophe

Carreg Cennen, a twelfth-century castle eventually brought to ruin during the War of the Roses, guards the top of a limestone cliff just outside the village of Trap in the Brecon Beacons. At the ba… Source: Secrets of Carreg Cennen

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Posted in History, Travel

Green Fairy Islands of Wales

The green meadows of the sea, called in the triads Gwerddonau Lion, are the Green fairy islands of wales, often half-seen in the mists. Source: Green Fairy Islands of Wales

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Maps of Britain and Ireland’s ancient tribes, kingdoms and DNA

I found this absolutely fascinating. I’ve always loved maps, and this is the first time I’ve found a succession of maps showing the differing tribes of the isles throughout time in such a clear progression. At the bottom are some

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Posted in History, pagan, Travel

Top 10 Interesting Facts About The Celts

Check a top of 10 most interesting facts about the Celts! Source: Top 10 Interesting Facts About The Celts

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Fairies in song, both good and bad

Great article from UCD on Fairies in song, both the good and bad side http://www.ucd.ie/news/2013/01JAN13/280113-Fairies-both-good-and-evil-in-Irish-traditional-music-and-song.html Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books. And watch out

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Posted in Art, History
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