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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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Meet the St. Patrick's Day Parade Grand Marshal
He worked as a teamster, but, his passion was helping Ireland. He proudly displays Celtic crosses and harps made by the Irish prisoners fighting for independence. his cousin Tony was killed in the troubles.
On the ice, Patrick Kane is so good and still has so far to go
This story appears in the Mar. 7, 2016, issue of Sports Illustrated. To subscribe, click here.
Patrick Warburton & Carrie Preston in Crowded: No More Paying Bills Naked
In this video, Patrick and Carrie tell all, and also tell us how they stay looking and feeling so great. You remember Patrick as Puddy on Seinfeld, and from seven seasons on Rules of Engagement. He's done voiceovers, and plenty of them, for Family Guy, ...
13 tips for throwing a St. Patrick's Day party on a budget
As much as you don't want to get pinched on St. Patrick's Day, you don't want to spend a fortune on your festive attire, either. As you plan your wardrobe for your shamrock shindig, pull out something green from your closet instead of buying anything new.
Cash-strapped St. Patrick's parade organizers ask Montrealers for donations
The St. Patrick's parade has provided a spring celebration in Montreal year after year for almost two centuries. Now, cash-strapped organizers are asking Montrealers to chip in.

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