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Irish Christmas Facts -- Traditions of the Celtic Holiday Season

Christmas whitewashing: Around Christmastime, you’ll still find the odd farm building out in the Irish countryside that looks like it’s just been whitewashed. Long ago, farm families cleaned and then whitewashed…

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Added by Celtic Myth Podshow on December 4, 2013 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Saint Stephen's Day and the Wren Boys

Celtic myth had it that the robin that was suppose to represent the New Year killed the wren which represented the Old Year,  During this time Wren Boys blacken their faces and go from house to house asking for money to b…

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Added by Celtic Myth Podshow on December 3, 2013 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Tara: Ireland’s Royal Board Game – A Review

As we know from the ancient Celtic legends, our ancestors were very fond of a board game named Fidhcell by the Irish and Gwyddbvyll by the Welsh. It was like chess, often being proclaimed as one of…

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Added by Celtic Myth Podshow on November 28, 2013 at 5:00am — 6 Comments

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