Monthly Archives: November 2018

Bagpipes and Its Association with The Rich History of Ireland – Celtic Instruments

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While most people think that the bagpipes are purely a Scottish folk instrument, the beautiful pipes have a significant part in the Celtic culture as well. In history, the Celtic lands were spread throughout Europe. Therefore, there has been a mix of the Celtic tribes with the Scottish highlands. There is a considerable possibility that the Celtic tribes that migrated across the Irish borders to the Scottish side might have first been the ones to bring the bagpipes to Scotland. The existence of the bagpipes in different parts of Europe only stands to solidify the theory that the bagpipes were transported from Ireland. The bagpipes were used during the Rennaissance […]

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The Celtic Cross and Its Significance in Celtic Culture

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Throughout the world, the Celtic Cross carries a significance associated with Irish Heritage. If you travel around the gorgeous Irish countryside, you are bound to find the Celtic Cross adorning several places. There are Celtic Crosses located all over the world too. The design is an essential part of jewelry and different art forms apart from being erected as stone structures in Ireland. The Features of The Gorgeous Art Forms The oldest stone structures with the Celtic Cross in Ireland is from the 8th century. The crosses have a distinctive feature that makes it easily identifiable when spotted anywhere and across any medium — the intricate work that the crosses […]

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