Here’s a little video by Michael Fortune demonstrating how to make a St. Brigid’s Cross.   He has been making the St. Brigid’s Cross for the past 40 years and never tires of gathering the rushes and making them on the 31st of January, the Eve of St. Brigid’s Day.Continue Reading

Join the The Association of Irish & Celtic Festivals for a celebration of St. Brigid, by highlighting some of the wonderful female Irish acts from around the world. Co-hosts for the event: Eileen Ivers Joanie Madden Cherish the Ladies Performers include: Morgan Bullock Karan Casey Cherish the Ladies Ashley DavisContinue Reading

Celtic Necklace by Kathy Herdzina

One of the truly talented artisans I know is Kathy Herdzina. Kathy has been my friend for 10 years, and we both show our work at the Southern California Renaissance Pleasure Faire. Kathy draws the most amazing life studies and she also weaves the most amazing Celtic knot jewelry. That’sContinue Reading

Fire of Learning features content by American YouTuber, Justin. His videos contain educational content in which he discusses topics such as history, culture, language, and related subjects. The Fire of Learning YouTube Channel is perhaps best known for the “History of Nations and Peoples Documentary Series” in which Justin explores theContinue Reading

Fire of Learning features content by American YouTuber, Justin. His videos contain educational content in which he discusses topics such as history, culture, language, and related subjects. The Fire of Learning YouTube Channel is perhaps best known for the “History of Nations and Peoples Documentary Series” in which Justin explores theContinue Reading

From Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and director John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck), Wild Mountain Thyme captures the romance, lyricism and transcendent beauty of the Irish countryside in an extraordinary love story between two lonely souls. Passionate, determined and smart, Rosemary Muldoon (Emily Blunt) has been in love withContinue Reading

Celtic Artist Brian Boylan

Celtic Artist Brian Boylan was born in Skerries, Co. Dublin nearly right on top of Skerries Harbor. After two years at college, Brian got his first job in animation for Sullivan Bluth Studios in Balgriffin.From there he traveled to London and Australia working for Disney. He then settled in theContinue Reading

A collection of Samhain Blesssings from around the Web. Randi ThorneauRandi Thorneau loves to write product reviews. Reach out to her through the main submissions email for Celtic Nations Magazine – celticnationsmagazine@gmail.comContinue Reading

If you’re looking for two folks who know how to have a ‘hot’ time, look no further that Mike Otis and his wife Ginger. Together they are Motley Mike’s Pyrography. Mike and Ginger knew they needed something to occupy their retirement years, and so they turned to a unique formContinue Reading

Lion and Dragon Cover Banner

The Lion And The Dragon By Greg PatrickWritten in Wales. Owain Glyndŵr Day “Where now the horse and the rider? Where is the horn that was blowing? Where is the helm and the hauberk and the bright hair flowing? Where is the hand on the harp-string, and the red fireContinue Reading

Anyone looking for the most wondrous clay overlays need look no further than The Clay Goddess. Gypsy Spring began working with polymer clay in 2006. By 2007 she had run out of enough room in her small house to store her creations, and so her ‘festival road show’ began. CateringContinue Reading