If you ever wanted to dig into mystic symbols from Scottish, Viking and beyond, this is the perfect booklet for you. A most enjoyable read full of interesting notes from classic and original designs taken from the author’s sketchbook. Stone Mad Crafts is a self-taught stone carver based in ScotlandContinue Reading

Mystical Autumn – Fall Collection is just what the crone ordered… As I redraft my manuscript I have been working on these candles take my breathe away and immerse the soul. The smells allow for deeper thought while I write away in my historical, medieval children’s story. The collection ofContinue Reading

Beltane Fire Community Festival (South East Queensland, Australia) “Come one, come all to gather by the fire and celebrate – as our ancestors did many moons ago. For it is Beltane! A time of great celebration and joy, a time to harvest what we have sown and make sacred vows”.Continue Reading

Crafters of Ireland

Get your work visible in Ireland, Europe and the US. March 2020 and the onset of Covid pushed Bernadette to pivot and she founded Crafters of Ireland. Bernadette a management consultant who specializes in Innovation and Design Thinking knew her market inside out through mentoring and business advice clinics deliveredContinue Reading

Handmade Irish Gifts for Christmas Elizabeth, owner of  Caraliza Designs out of the ordinary 100% Merino Wool Shawls & gemstone jewllery such as “Chase your dreams” Amethyst earrings. A love story stretching from Ireland to India, when Elizabeth and Ali fell head over heals in lurve with each other. TheyContinue Reading

Happy Samhain, Happy New Year, Happy Halloween! 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

Team work was needed in ancient times as it is today: Whether it be exploring new lands, keeping a longship crew in sync or facing enemies in a shield wall! Family team work was required to develop this interesting, new release children’s book…   I’M A VIKING KID – PoemsContinue Reading

Velda hi-jacked the “Mangy Mutt” longboat from Rollo, but didn’t approve of the name. The only way to change a Viking ship name is to get a little girl to pee in the bilge! Wait… What? Velda the Awesomest Viking: and the Voyage of Deadly Doom, really lives up toContinue Reading

“No harvest is had without the seed first being sewn” King Olaf Trygyvisson’s Saga Ch.8 And the seed Canadian-born author, Jennifer Hartman has sewn will continue traditions of her Norse ancestry. She will feed minds with lasting nourishment into the future. In 2020, Jennifer Hartman’s debut picture book “Old MotherContinue Reading

The head of Loch Gilp: Lochgilphead, a small town is where the story begins. Seeped in Celtic history from cairns to castles, my Mackay ancestors (5 generation back) then sailed on to remote tropical rainforests of Queensland mid 1890s, after the death of great, great grandfather Chief Constable of Argyllshire Colin Mackay.Continue Reading

Not only is the history of the Pict tribes attracting interest because of their mysterious past, so is Hamish Lamley’s passion on BBC television! “Leatherwork is my connection to the past. It is my way to solve problems as our ancestors did, to work at my own pace and seeContinue Reading

Behind the artwork of the Rowan Tree… Earlier this year I came across a submission open for creatives to send work to be chosen in the “Voices of the Grove: Beltane 2021-2022 The Call of Brighid” journal-diary (Volume two in the series by Yuri Leitch) Naturally I felt the urgeContinue Reading

Marg Gibbs, Australian Children’s Author shares her thoughts and insight into Self-Publishing and more. The last 6-8 months I have been conversing, creating and connecting with Marg in a poetry anthology called Kingdom of Rooms – Poems for Children Who Love to Collect, where some of my poems featured throughoutContinue Reading

We welcome on board this Galway based family Monika Wojtysiak, Daniel and baby Michalina owners of Francis Soap Shop, based in Galway providing a range of vegan, natural cosmetics and skin care products used to alleviate the symptoms of eczema or psoriasis that many people suffer from. “Chemical overloading alsoContinue Reading

Wolfwalkers is a wonderful little film produced by the same studio that gave us The Secret Of Kells. Now, Wolfwalkers has just received an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature. I mean, how cool is that! This is a first for several reasons, mostly because this film aired on AppleContinue Reading

  Rónán and the Mermaid by Marianne McShane 2020Review by Jenny CatalanoA resurgence of Old Ireland gets unearthed in the beautiful picture book, Ronan and the Mermaid. Be swept away into another world of mystery and folklore, set in the author’s hometown of Bangor, Ireland. Ronan is washed ashore afterContinue Reading

My name is Colette. I grew on a farm in Co. Mayo, and set up home just three miles away. At the end of my farm is a wooded area where a stream meanders. Over thirty years ago my brother, Gabriel, unearthed part of a Giant Irish Deer’s antler, datedContinue Reading