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Celtic Pages | Our Ireland – Part 2

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Celtic Tattoos and the Celtic People Modern day Celtic Tattoos are inspired by the heritage of the Celtic Peoples. The history of the Celtic peoples goes back thousands of years. The early Celts displayed…

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  Celtic knotwork designs are easily identifiable as Celtic heritage symbols. Modern day Celts often wear Knotwork designs as jewellery or as Celtic knotwork tattoos. Often the knotwork tattoo is inked as a band…

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Ogam Celtic Alphabet Letters A uniquely Celtic Irish script, Ogam later spread among the Celts of Great Britain. Ogmic inscriptions have been found in Scotland, Wales, Devonshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Man. Celtic…

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Celtic Harps The National Symbols of Ireland The mythical lore and storied past of Celtic harps make them a very special emblem of Ireland’s pride. Indeed, one of the most remarkable ways in which…

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Irish Names | Our Ireland – Part 2

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Irish Baby Boys Names There is a growing interest in our Celtic / Gaelic heritage and this is reflected through the Irish heritage names we give to our children. If you would like to…

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Irish Protestant Boy Names Arthur, John, Henry, James, William, Frederick, George, Edward, Richard, Charles, Philip, Oliver, Jonathan, Anthony, Andrew, Simon, Marmaduke and Stephen. They also used old testament names which were rarely used by Catholics…

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Irish Songs | Our Ireland – Part 2

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In the days I went a courtin’, I was never tired resortin’ To the alehouse and the playhouse or many a house beside, I told me brother Seamus l’d go off and go right…

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I’ve been a wild rover for many’s the year, and I spent all me money on whiskey and beer. And now I’m returning with gold in great store, and I never will play the…

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VERSE: The holly green, the ivy green The prettiest picture you’ve ever seen Is Christmas in Killarney With all of the folks at home It’s nice, you know, to kiss your beau While cuddling…

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Alone, all alone, by the wave wash strand; all alone in a crowed hall The hall it is gay, and the waves they are grand, buy my heart is not here at all It…

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Chorus: Red is the rose by yonder garden grows, and fair is the lily of the valley Clear is the water that flows from the Boyne, but my love is fairer than any. ‘Twas…

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Irish Writers | Our Ireland – Part 2

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Frank McCourt, Irish-American author of Pulitzer Prize-winning “Angela’s Ashes” died Sunday July 19th 2009 at the age of 78. Mr. McCourt, was being treated at a Manhattan hospice and was seriously ill with meningitis…

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Traditional Irish Recipes | Our Ireland – Part 2

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We’ve compiled a number of traditional mouth-watering Irish recipes for you including Boxty, the famous full Irish breakfast, Coddle, the seasonal Colcannon and of course Irish Stew. You might want to try your own…

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Boxty Irish Potato Cake Recipe Enjoy our great Boxty recipe: Boxty (or potato cake) is a traditional Irish pancake made with potato. The dish is mostly associated with the north midlands, north Connacht and…

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Dingle Peninsula Ireland | Our Ireland – Part 2

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Like most Irish people who have seen the surfing classes on beaches, I always meant to give it a go but never got around to it. Well I finally DID get around to taking…

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Annascaul Village is in some regards considered the gateway village to the Dingle Peninsula. The parish population is around 1500 people. The village has a pottery shop (handmade ceramics), two newsagents, lots of accommodation…

Gallarus Oratory Dingle Peninsula The Gallarus Oratory was built sometime between the 7th and 8th century and is a small chapel probably used for private worship. The oratory is the only perfectly intact remaining…

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Ballyferriter Museum And Heritage Centre When exploring the Dingle Peninsula I strongly recommend an early visit to the Ballyferriter Museum. For a small charge you will have access to a wealth of historical information…

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Brandon (An Bhréanainn) Mount Brandon Mount Brandon, the ninth highest peak in Ireland, is located on the Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry. The mountain gets it’s name from Saint Brendan who is believed to have…

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Driving In Ireland | Our Ireland – Part 2

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Recommendations When Driving in the Irish Countryside Irish motorists who tend to use their cars for their daily commutes and shopping trips are advised to get prepared before they go on a driving trip…

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ESB motor insurance falls thanks to reducing serious collisions involving fleet A landmark agreement has been reached between the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) to advance their safer driving…

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Research Irish Car Insurance Quotes Author Note: The following article is based on the author’s personal experiences and is only intended as a general guide to researching auto insurance in Ireland.) Irish auto insurance…

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Young Drivers Forum Passes on Driving Tips The internet has becoming such popular tool with widespread usage that people who live miles away can now use it to communicate with each other quickly and…

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Everything You Need To Know About Driving In Ireland Whether you are buying your first car, looking for irish car insurance quotes or thinking of hiring a car for the duration of your trip…

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Celtic Pages | Our Ireland

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Celtic Font Download Below Thank you for signing up for the Our-Ireland.com newsletter. I look forward to sending you great Irish related information in the future. Please find your free Celtic Font download links…

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History of the Celtic Druids By Thomas O Donovan and Frank Soul The Druids were an ancient order of Celtic priests in the societies of Western Europe, Britain and Ireland. The Celtic Druids served…

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Celtic Tattoo Designs Modern day Celtic Tattoos are inspired by the heritage of the Celtic Peoples. The history of the Celtic peoples goes back thousands of years. The early Celts displayed their skills in…

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Celtic Calendar Wheel Of The Year By Jeri Ballast The Celtic calendar The Celtic calendar was lunar based, with thirteen months. Extra days as needed were added at new year`s as a `time between…

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Celtic Cross or Irish High Cross The earliest form of Celtic cross was a basic shape cut into a stone face, marrying pagan and early Christian traditions into a single object. The highly decorative…