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Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
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
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Western Hostages in Philippines Plead for Their Lives in New Video
The three hostages, all emaciated, bearded and shirtless, were videotaped while on their knees being threatened by a man wielding a knife and surrounded by other men in fatigues holding automatic weapons. The Canadian government has to “do what is ...
Two Italian hostages in Libya freed; two others die
The freed hostages told International Business Times in a statement last week, "I am Gino Pollicardo and with my colleague Filippo Calcagno today, 5 March 2016, we are free. We are moderately well physically but psychologically devastated.".
Australian police say three people believed shot, two wounded at Sydney factory
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2 Italian Hostages of ISIS in Libya Are Freed, but 2 Others Are Feared Dead
CAIRO — Two Italian hostages have been freed from Islamic State captivity in Libya, but two others, who had been captured at the same time, have most likely been killed, Italian officials said on Friday.
Democrats Release Hostages in Augusta
The Statehouse hostage crisis that began on February 9th in the Maine House of Representatives ended yesterday, exactly a month after it started. Democrats in the House released the badly beaten, malnourished hostages, who were rushed to an ...

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