Scottish Thistle

The Scottish Thistle, also called the cotton thistle or spear thistle, was adopted as the [...]


Named for Ogmos, the Celtic god of knowledge and communication, the Ogham [o-ehm] alphabet dates [...]


The Luckenbooth brooch was so called because it was sold from the “locked booths” on [...]

Irish Traditions: The Celtic Tree of Life

The Tree of Life If you have ever watched a movie that had trees of [...]

Celtic Knots

Celtic knots date back to the 5th century and were used extensively by ancient monks [...]

The Irish Marriage Bell

Irish Tradition has it that every young couple should receive at least one bell as a [...]

The Story of the Irish Harp

 The Irish Harp The Story of the Irish Harp is integral to Ireland and Irish [...]

The Salmon of Knowledge

Originally posted May 1, 2014.  Updated July 24, 2016. Legend tells the story of how [...]

The Story of the Celtic Cross

Originally posted April 1, 2014 The magnificent High Crosses of the Celts, famed for their [...]


The Story of the Shamrock

Originally posted March 1, 2014. Long ago, when Ireland was the land of Druids, a [...]

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