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Entre os dias 25 e 27 a Royal Society of Antiquaries of Scottland celebrara uma nova edição das sua Rhind Lectures o ponente convidado nesta ocasião será o Prof. John Waddell, catedrático emérito da National University of Ireland - Galway, que desenrolara algumas das temáticos enfrentadas no seu último livro Archaeology and Celtic Myth

Round Earthworks at the Hill of Tara, County Meath, Leinster, Ireland. The ancient seat of power, it was also said to be the sacred dwelling place of the gods and the entrance to the underworld.

The West Kennet Long Barrow is a Neolithic tomb dating back to 3650 BC and is thus the oldest building in England. The inside tunnels were used as pagan burial chambers and are built from Saracen rock as seen on the exterior.

The West Kennet Long Barrow,Neolithic tomb dating back to 3650 BC and the oldest building in England. The inside tunnels were used as pagan burial chambers built from Saracen rock.

Kilnasaggart stone, Armagh, Ireland

Kilnasaggart Stone, County Armagh, Northern Ireland Old Irish inscription is…

PJ Lynch, Oisin, son of Finn Mac Cumhaill, riding off across the waves to Tir na n'Og, with Niamh of the Golden Hair.

PJ Lynch, Oisin, son of Finn Mac Cumhaill, riding off across the waves to Tir na n'Og, with Niamh of the Golden Hair. Monaghan says that Niamh resided on Tír Tairngiri (Land of Promise).

Irish Mythology: The Banshee Traditionally, the Banshee is depicted as a female ghost or spirit, in keeping with the Irish penchant for faeries, leprechauns, and other magical creatures.   This mystical spirit is perceived as a faerie or Angel of Death. She has other names, such as The White Lady of Sorrow, or Woman of Peace.  The Banshee cries her frightening, haunting cries to warn human beings of impending death…to hear her doleful voice is to know that someone will soon pass to other…

Celtic Cross in Irish Churchyard

The Hill of Tara - Ancient seat of Ireland's High Kings. One of my favorite places in Ireland.

The Hill of Tara - Ancient seat of Ireland's High Kings. Kenneth mac Alpin's daughter Mael Muire Ingen Cinaeda married Aed Fenliath, High King of Ireland d: 879 and had issue. Flann Sinna, High King of Ireland and had issue.

Statue of Cú Chulainn and Ferdia in County Louth. Cú Chulainn is an Irish mythological hero who appears in the stories of the Ulster Cycle, as well as in Scottish and Manx folklore.

Statue of Cú Chulainn and Ferdia in County Louth. Cú Chulainn is an Irish mythological hero who appears in the stories of the Ulster Cycle, as well as in Scottish and Manx folklore. by connie

Clan Names of Ireland Map Card by Mailbox Happiness-Angee at Postcrossing, via Flickr:

Celtic: Clan Names of Map Card, by Mailbox Happiness-Angee.

Blarney castle, Ireland

Blarney Castle, Blarney County, Cork, Ireland I wanna go here it looks so beautiful the only thing that would be gross is kissing the Blarney Stone after millions of people kissed it yukk

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