Celtic Festival Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us at the Bower’s Museum in Southern California! Enjoy bagpipes performances by Stephen Wilkinson, dance by O’Connor Kennedy School of Dance, and traditional Irish songs with a little Beatles thrown in by Craic in the Stone.You can also learn more about Celtic RockContinue Reading

About fifteen years after Grandpa Tom’s death, I had just finished four years of college and three years of law school, and I was ready to take a break. I had a month free before my first job began and an idea popped into my head. Grandma Peggy had just passed her eighty-third birthday and was still in excellent health.Continue Reading

I’ve never claimed to be a whiskey aficionado, or expert sniffer. I have only my love of single malt Highland Scotch, and the praises of my friends and colleges of my collection, along with more than three decades experience in consuming it to recommend me. None the less, I think you will be pleased with this review.Continue Reading

The Teapots Are Out and Other Eccentric Tales from Ireland by John B. Keane.
The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin.
Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction by George Bain.Continue Reading

Officially founded in 2004 in Buenos Aires by Emilio Souto, SKILTRON is the leading Folk Metal Band from South America, now based in Europe. Starting with a 3 song demo in 2004 called “GATHERING THE CLANS”, the band released their full length debut album “THE CLANS HAVE UNITED” (First Folk-MetalContinue Reading

Highlander Celtic Rock Band Australia was formed in 2005 by Justin Body. Justin was from the original band (Highlander) who performed a mixture of Celtic and Australian bush music. After five years of performing and struggling to keep a solid line up, whilst performing at the odd local gig andContinue Reading

From the Steve McDonald Fan Club Steve McDonald was born on September 9, 1950 in Wellington, New Zealand. At the age of five he began taking piano lessons, and had a classical music upbringing. “I started learning piano (as you do!) at the age of five. That was a terrifyingContinue Reading

AN IRISH FOLK’N ROCK BAND! Since breaking into the Irish music scene in 2013, Craic in the Stone quickly became the hottest band of their genre in Southern California – selling out local venues with their die-hard fans, better known as “Craic-Heads.” Now, after more than a year off dueContinue Reading

22nd ANNUAL NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES IRISH CINEMA AND CULTURE Southern California Cinema Event to Spotlight 15 Films from Ireland Newport Beach, Calif. (October 2021) – The 22nd annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) will present the largest celebration of Irish Cinema in North America during its eight-day runContinue Reading

Meet Dublin Alley! DUBLIN ABBEY is a folk rock band with a decidedly Irish flavour. Its members include:  Emma Elder (vocals-flute-whistle-mandolin-harmonica)  Patrick O’Donin (vocals-guitar-bass)  TJ Cope (vocals-guitar-mandolin-bazoukie)  Joey Westsmith (drums).  DUBLIN ABBEY is located in Seattle. They have strong Irish roots, with Emma’s family coming from Ballymoney up north inContinue Reading

The Celta Medieval Sol da Meia-Noite Group originated in the south of Brazil, developing a work focused on Celta music with Medieval influence, as well as arranging Celtic songs from current groups on the international scene. He has already made presentations around the country. It was the capital for theContinue Reading