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6 Beautiful Irish Wedding Traditions

Traditional Irish wedding day attire .

Weddings are all about bringing people together. The best weddings are all about blending families and customs in a meaningful way. Unfortunately, it is often easier said than done.  Every culture has its own traditions, each with a charm all its own. A wedding is a perfect opportunity to pay tribute to the beautiful customs[…]

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Irish Wedding Gifts Everyone Will Love

Irish Bride and Groom

Unfortunately, when it comes to family gatherings, the Irish can get a bad rap. Everyone’s heard of an Irish wake. Irish weddings carry fewer cultural associations, however.  We know the Irish can throw down at a funeral, but what about wedding receptions? The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” There are plenty of memorable Irish wedding[…]

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Do the Irish Wear Kilts?


Well, do the Irish wear kilts? Of course, they do. Otherwise, we wouldn’t be in business. If you don’t believe us, take a gander at our web site Kilts-N-Stuff, where we specialize in all things Celtic, including Kilts.    Yes, we know most people associate kilts with Scotland and the Scottish Highlands. They can’t help it,[…]

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The Fianna

Originally published February 2015 The Fianna Wikipedia describes the Fianna (singular fian) as “small, semi-independent warrior bands in Irish mythology and Scottish mythology. They are featured in the stories of the Fenian Cycle, where they are led by Fionn mac Cumhaill. They are based on historical bands of landless young men in early medieval Ireland[…]

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Celtic History In the News – September 2019

Celtic History In the News – September 2019 ‘Spectacular’ monument aligned with the Winter Solstice found near Newgrange Archaeologists have identified about 40 previously unknown monuments near Newgrange in an “exceptionally successful” survey. Student reveals the face of Iron Age female druid A University of Dundee student has digitally revealed the face of one of[…]