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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
St. Patrick
The arrival in Antrim of a young Caledonian slave named Succat would hardly seem worthy of historical note, but that slave became St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland and the person responsible for opening the land to Christianity. Patrick began by converting...
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
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

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Driven Patrick Pearse's singular vision
In his 36 years Patrick Pearse contributed more to Irish society than might be conventionally sufficient to warrant him long-term posthumous attention.
The Patrick Pearse letters: Trouble at St Enda's College
None of the signatories to the Proclamation of the Irish Republic is better known or more mythologised than Patrick Pearse. He has been called many things: a hero, a visionary, a saint and a sinner.
1916: NLI archive reveals Patrick Pearse's sense of 'playfulness'
Irish Times; 1 min 58 secs. The National Library of Ireland's digitised archive on Patrick Pearse reflects his life as a politician, a revolutionary, an innovative educator, a family man and a poet. Video: Bryan O'Brien.
The long road to the Spire: Here's why it took 37 years to replace Nelson's Pillar
With the centenary of the birth of Patrick Pearse in the 1970s, proposals for a monument to the 1916 leader on the site once occupied by the Pillar flooded in. The architect Yann Goulet brought forward a proposal for a monument that would contain over ...
Diarmaid Ferriter: The 1916 proclamation has many uses and misuses

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