Our Irish history and Celtic heritage, through the lens of modern Ireland.
The Claddagh ring (Irish: fáinne Chladaigh) is a traditional Irish ring given, which represents love, loyalty, and friendship. The hands represent friendship, the heart represents love, and the crown represents loyalty. The design and customs associated with it originated in the Irish fishing village of Claddagh, located just outside the
The triple spiral or triskele is believed by many people to be an ancient symbol of pre-Celtic and Celtic beliefs. It appears in various forms in pre-Celtic and Celtic art, with the earliest examples having been found on many Irish Neolithic sites, including inside the famous Newgrange passage tomb, on
Celtic knots, (Irish: snaidhm Cheilte) are a variety of knots and stylized graphical representations of knots used for decoration, used extensively in the Celtic style of Insular art. These knots are most known for their adaptation for use in the ornamentation of Christian monuments and manuscripts, such as the Book
Scattered throughout Irish, Scottish and Icelandic folklore, are stories about the mythological creatures known as "seal people", selkies, or maighdeann-ròin (seal maidens). Selkies are beautiful, tragic creatures cursed with a constant longing for what they do not have: when they are swimming in the water as seals, they