Fionn mac Cumhaill

Fionn mac Cumhaill

Fionn mac Cumhaill stands as a towering figure in Irish mythology, often cast as a hero, warrior, and sage. As a character, he bridges the realm of the supernatural with the natural world, embodying values such as courage, wisdom, and leadership. Fionn mac Cumhaill’s tales, imbued with deep symbolism and moral lessons, not only offer … Read more

Amazing Celtic Knots and their history

Celtic Knot

The Fascinating World of Celtic Knots and Knotwork Celtic Knot History Celtic knot history and their exact origin remains somewhat enigmatic, but they are believed to have been in existence since at least 450 AD, primarily seen in Celtic lands such as Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. They are a unique and captivating feature of the … Read more

The Amazing Book of Kells

Book of Kells

Let’s embark on a journey through the intricate illustrations, delve into its fascinating history, and explore its profound influence on modern art, literature, and popular culture. What is the Book of Kells? Description of the Book of Kells The Book of Kells, widely considered a masterpiece of medieval art, is an illuminated manuscript that features … Read more

What is the word for teacher in Irish Gaelic?

Jane in Gaelic Irish

Today we’ve left the English dictionary on the shelf and dusted off the Gaelic one instead. We’re about to embark on an exciting linguistic quest – deciphering a word that personifies wisdom and patience, a word that symbolizes the heart of education itself. Buckle up for a whimsical Irish jaunt, as we pull back the … Read more

How To Say GoodBye In Irish

Jane in Gaelic Irish

How to say goodbye in Irish you may ask, well there are various ways. You can say “Slán”, “Slán go fóill”, or “Slán abhaile”. Let’s explore these ways of saying goodbye in Irish (also known as ‘as Gaeilge’). How to say goodbye in Gaelic is a phrase that is well known amongst all Irish people, … Read more

Great Irish Names for Boats

Irish Names for Boats

Ahoy there, lads and lasses! Did you just luck out and get yourself a brand spankin’ new boat, but now you’re stuck on what to christen it? Are you currently referring to it as “Boaty McBoatface” or “That Expensive Thing That Floats”? Well, you’re in the right place, because we’re about to dive (not literally, … Read more

Celtic Fox Mythology

Celtic Fox Mythology

Celtic mythology refers to the rich collection of myths, legends, and folklore that originated from the ancient Celtic people who inhabited the British Isles, Ireland, and parts of Western Europe. These stories were passed down orally and later transcribed by medieval Christian scholars, with the most famous collections including the Irish Mythological Cycle, the Ulster … Read more