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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
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
Celtic Gods and Heroes: The Gods of Ancient Ireland
Celtic peoples established themselves in Ireland about 2,500 years ago. But humans had inhabited the island long before that, as evidenced by the monument site at Newgrange dating to 3000 B.C., as well as the prehistoric megaliths at Carrowmore in Sligo, and...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
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
Lughnasadh, The First Harvest Festival of The Year
Holidays >> Lammas

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'We need to cement our unique food traditions and recipes'
The origins of the fair are embroiled in the myths and legends of Ireland, although the tradition such festivals can be found in many cultures throughout the world.
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Oul Lammas Fair is trying to improve its image
The Ould Lammas Fair in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, will this year offer a high quality alternative to the gimmicky toys and rice-filled balloons which have become a stalwart of the 400-year-old event.
Auld Lammas Fair, a unique Irish festival in Northern Ireland
The Auld Lammas Fair has taken place annually in Ballycastle, Co. Antrim since the seventeenth century. Celebrated on the last Monday and Tuesday in August, the fair marks the end of summer and beginning of the harvest.
In pictures: Auld Lammas Fair in Ballycastle, County Antrim
In pictures: Auld Lammas Fair in Ballycastle, County Antrim. 25 August 2015 Last updated at 11:51. In pictures: Auld Lammas Fair takes place in Ballycastle, County Antrim.

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