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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
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Irish Myth Cycles
The myths and legends of a people are central to it's religion. It is from these stories that we derive our attitudes towards people and nature, and understand our deities. The famous and infamous deeds of a people's past, human and divine, provide a sense of...
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
Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish

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Rhetoric of Myth, Magic, and Conversion: Ancient Irish Rhetoric
we see how Irish myths and legends employed the recurring repetition of common myth, and magic, which promoted and preserved Irish culture and values.
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Irish myths & legends - the background, page 2. 1.
Cathie Ryan Selected Workshops
insurrections, there existed an Ireland known to us only through legend and myth. This Irish myths on line at: http://www.luminarium.
Irish Mythology in the Arthurian Legend
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ancient Irish myths contain thinly-veiled allusions to Amanita muscaria. Peter Lamborn Wilson was among the first to point this out in his 1995 article “Irish Soma.

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Belfast City Hall seeks stained glass myths and legends
Belfast City Hall is inviting submissions for a new stained glass window depicting Irish myths and legends. The budget for it is more than twenty thousand pounds and it will be displayed in the public part of the building.
As Aengus' reality becomes more centered on Irish folklore and less in worldly events, Thayer becomes increasingly lonely and concerned about his absorption in Irish myths and legends. She finds his behavior curious, his detachment perceptible.

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Website for Irish and Celtic literature, mythology, and folklore, including Fairy tales, mythological hero tales, and study resources.
Irish mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Top 10 Irish Myths and Legends | Top 10 Lists |
Mar 17, 2011 Ireland's long history is riddled with ancient mythology and folklore.
Irish, Myths and Legends.
A Concise Guide to Mystical Ireland, Myth, Magic & Folklore.
Ireland Now Myths and Lengends of Ireland
Irish history is rich with myths and legends. The adventures of the famous seer- warrior Fionn Mac Cumhaill are still known to many Irish people.

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