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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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'Orange and Green: Derry and the First World War'
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April 27th. Chemical warfare in Europe. With rebellion raging in Dublin, the 47th Brigade, 16th (Irish) Division is decimated in one of the biggest German gas attacks of the first World War, at Hulluch, in France.
The Irish who marched to certain death
The Connaught Rangers, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and the Irish Guards suffered terribly at the first major battle of the war from a British perspective, the first Battle of Ypres in October and November 1914.
Two tales of Tigers' 'darkest day' 100 years on
'We were in the Hulluch Trenches and our Platoon, No 12, was ordered to attack the first German line. We were held up by barbed wire and the platoon was enfiladed by machine-gun fire. I was the only one surviving of the platoon.

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