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Understanding the Celtic Calendar
The Celtic calendar, or Wheel of the Year as it is sometimes called, is also reflected in modern Irish culture. The old Cross Quarter Days still give their Irish names to the months of February, May, August and November.

W. B. Yeats Sesquicentennial
June 2015 will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, Irish poet, playwright, folklorist and nationalist.

Walking in Irish Wonderland
In a Fáilte Ireland survey in 2013, it was discovered that walking and hillwalking are the most popular activities for overseas visitors to Ireland.

What is Imbolc?
Imbolc (or Imbolg)is the Irish for the month of February. It is also one of the four Celtic pagan 'fire festivals' on the cross quarter days. Winter may still be biting, but actually, this is the beginning of Spring! It is welcome!

What the Heck is a Fleadh and a Feis
Those mysterious, seeminingly unpronounceable words actually spell the magic of a grand competition and festival of traditional Irish music. And good craic! Now say it, Flah and fesh!

Winter Solstice in Ireland
Winter solstice marks the shortest day of the year. With the low cloud this time of year the days can feel dark indeed. Yet our ancient ancestors celebrated this day as the rebirth of the sun.

Women's Christmas in Ireland
January 6th is the Feast of Epiphany. In Ireland it goes by another name - Nollaig na mBan. Here's how it gets the name of Women's Christmas.

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