All Blog Posts Tagged 'Druids' (6)

On the Path of Druids - Winter Solstice

Long before the Christians walked the Isle of Eire, there were those who celebrated the passing of the seasons: Winter, spring, summer, fall…

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Added by Bit Devine on December 12, 2014 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Fictional Characters in Druids, Celts, and Romans

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Why Make Use of Fictional Characters?

 

James Francis Smith

 

Instead of the omniscient approach of most historians, Druids, Celts, and Romans invites its readers to enjoy learning about their ancestors. Fictional characters transform what would otherwise be a bland recitation of…

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Added by James Francis Smith on July 23, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Writing Epic Tales of the Irish: Q&A with James Francis Smith

(First published on 2/10/12) Seattle-based author James Francis Smith, 78, found his current calling after he retired from a career in industry and finance.  He has been writing historical…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 8, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Wexford Ancestors & Druids

UPDATE:  My Irish Backpacking, No-Low Budget, Roving Reporter Tour So Far!

The Ferry to Rosslaire across the Irish Sea from Pembrook or a flight to Dublin from Warwickshire and a train down to the Parish of Carne and the most likely villages of my Scallion and Doyle ancestors? A bus to one of the two hostels in Gorey and/or pick up a tent and sleeping bag and camp out at beautiful…

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Added by Alannah Ryane on July 21, 2013 at 5:00pm — 10 Comments

Free book "Irish-American Chronicle"

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To thank Gerry Regan for his delightful article, "Author James Francis Smith's Eye Fixed on Irish-America", I'm offering a copy of my Kindle book "Irish-American Chronicle" as an email insert to the members of thenewwildgeese. Just send an email to 236sulis@gmail.com with the subject "The Wild Geese," and I''ll reply with an attachment of the book.

Irish-American Chronicle is a concise tale (130+ pages) which takes the reader along a historical byway lightly…

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Added by James Francis Smith on April 19, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments


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Brigit: The Goddess Who Became a Woman, and a Saint

In Part 3 of WG's 3-part series "When the Goddess Ruled," Ronnie Drew-Kopp explains why Brigit remains a uniquely Irish figurehead, with a legacy of both Goddess and Christian saint.

By Ronnie T. Stout-Kopp

Special to…

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Added by Joe Gannon on February 19, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

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