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Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 20
Chapter 20 20:1 When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. 20:2 And it shall be,...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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A Scotsman was crowned as the last High King of Ireland 700 years ago
In 1318, the invasion was brought to an end when, after marching south from Ulster for one last push, Edward Bruce risked open battle with an English army north of Dundalk at Faughart and was killed. His corpse was dismembered, and portions of it hung ...
Irish football fan: 'I blagged my way into every Premier League ground - for free'
He spent the first five years of his life on Faughart Road in Crumlin before his family moved to Liverpool where he grew up and lives. He later ....
700 years ago since Edward Bruce almost totally destroyed Dundalk
It was 700 years ago today since Dundalk was almost totally destroyed by Edward Bruce, brother of the Scottish king Robert the Bruce.
Robert the Bruce and Ireland's last, Scottish high king
War of The Three Kings: Scotland's invasion of Ireland
The key battle was fought in October 1318 at Faughart outside Dundalk and the outcome sounds reminiscent of an episode of Game of Thrones. "Massive, massive battle and he [Edward the Bruce] is killed there," Dr Hughes said. "His body is apparently cut ...

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