So our number system is Arabic and our language is Latin? That’s the general consensus when it comes to people living in western Europe. But if our language is Latin..then what on earth is Gaelic? Well, the English language is … Continue reading Is Ogham Irish?
We seem to know a lot about the Romans and how they lived in the army, mainly because they wrote a lot down. But what was it like to be a Celt during the Iron Age? and how did they … Continue reading Being A Celtic Warrior
Like most Irish mammies these women were tough! Women in Celtic society actually enjoyed a lot of freedom when compared to women of different societies. They could own land for one, and many actually had REAL POWER. If you remember … Continue reading Celtic Women…As TOUGH as Thorny Wire!
If you fancy yourself to be a bit “popular” or you think you have a bit of “mula$$$” well then it probably wouldn’t have mattered because life is unfair and the Celts had society all worked out for you!! So … Continue reading Join the Celtic Clan: How society was divided
There is a theory that in Japan, the Samurai would take the head of its enemy after a battle. In the 14th century, victorious warriors often only received rewards for success in war if they proved their achievements by presenting the … Continue reading Celtic Headhunters
It’s easy to look at Empires such as Rome and think just how good they were! But equally as impressive were the Celts who brought their own charm to the world. Here we look at just 5 facts that make … Continue reading Top 5 Facts about Celts
The Celts ruled Ireland for many centuries, so there are many examples of houses and settlements that they built just left lying around! Housing for these people can be split into 4 main categories: Ring-forts or rath Crannógs Hill-forts Promontory … Continue reading Celtic Housing