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

Breeda Hughes, silversmith and founder of Ourhiddenworkshops lives in the beautiful surrounds of Killarney, Co. Kerry, where she makes truly special nature-inspired jewellery pieces that incorporate water from Ireland’s holy wells, as well as feathers, flowers, and moss found near her home. Here is her story. How it all startedContinue 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

Athenry Candles is a local, family-owned business in Co. Galway. We specialise in personalised candles and gifts for all occasions. Our main products are Wedding Candles, Christening Candles, and Remembrance Candles. We also sell Sand Ceremony kits. We customize every single item, and can accommodate any request. That’s the reasonContinue Reading

CELEBRATING MODERN SCOTTISH CULTURE & EXCELLENCE   Education, creativity and innovation in Scottish culture ScotWeek is a festival that highlights both the proud history of Scottish culture as well as its special bond with the United States and its people moving forward into the future. ScotWeek will host events promotingContinue Reading

Here are some neat ideas for St. Patrick’s Day. Celtic Nations Magazine is part of the Amazon Associates program, and your purchase is most appreciated. Erin Go Bragh! Randi ThorneauRandi Thorneau loves to write product reviews. Reach out to her through the main submissions email for Celtic Nations Magazine –Continue Reading

If we lived in Pict World, there would be… Jenny CatalanoJenny Catalano is a children’s writer and illustrator. She lives in Eastern Australia where she is inspired by the natural environment and drawn to ancient worlds through her family history.Continue Reading

These are a random sampling of Celtic and Welsh images for St. Dwynwen, the Welsh Saint of True Love. Celtic Nations Magazine makes no claim to any copyright associated with images in this gallery. Please CONTACT US to address any copyright concerns. Randi ThorneauRandi Thorneau loves to write product reviews.Continue Reading

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