Christmas ~ Again!

Christmas is celebrated almost universally, even among people who do not consider themselves to be Christians. It’s appeal cannot be ignored, especially in today’s world, where any excuse at all to send shoppers off to the malls in orgies of buying is played to the hilt, by our corporate media. In truth, we all need […]

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Whiskey and the Wake

A bottle of whiskey passed around at an Irish wake is essential for the the resilience and undefeated attitude of the Irish. As heard in The Dublin street balad, “Tim Finnegan’s Wake,” we witness a quality that is eternal and never in the least despairing. The ballad is about a common working man, who is seduced […]

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Reno Celtic Celebration – October 6th & 7th, 2012 – Nevada, USA

Reno, Nevada goes Celtic each autumn as the annual Reno Celtic Celebration comes to town. This lively festival honors the beauty and history of Celtic culture, by offering a range of traditional entertainment and activities, including bagpipe bands, Celtic folk music, step dancing, and a unique Heritage area that allows visitors to step back in […]

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