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THE CELTS and the Romans were never bosom buddies. The Celts sacked Rome in 390 AD and Caesar conquered Gaul in the Fifties BC.
The next talk in the series of winter lectures will be Unearthing the Ancient Celts. It will be given by Professor John Waddell of NUI Galway, and will be on Tuesday February 21 at 8pm at The Atlantic Coast Hotel.
Three games in and it is so far so good for Castlebar Celtic in the Bus Éireann Women’s National League. Jeremy Dee’s charges have five points on the table and are unbeaten thanks to a win and two draws so far. Their latest point came after another long trip away to Cork Women’s FC which leaves them well placed in the table. On Sunday, Celtic will face another tough test when Peamount United come to town. The Dublin side are one of the top women’s side in the game and recently were in UEFA European action representing Ireland. Aileen Gilroy and Shauna Jackson were the scorers for Celtic last weekend in their hard fought draw. This weekend’s opponents saw off the challenge of the Cork side, Celtic drew with on a 6-1 scoreline on the opening day of the league, they followed that up with a 7-0 over Wexford Youths (another side whom Celtic have drawn with this term). However they are coming off the back of a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Raheny United last weekend and will be looking to get back on track against Celtic. The game against Peamount United is scheduled to kick off in Celtic Park at 2pm on Sunday, December 4.
GROWING UP in a house where the old vinyl collection featured Bob Dylan, Sweeney’s Men, and Pentangle alongside the Rolling Stones and Slade meant there was a good chance I would end up liking folk music as much as rock.
It has been confirmed that Lili Cardoso, International Celtic harpist and part of the HarpMBass from Brittany, will be performing in this years Kilkenny Celtic Festival taking place from Sept 29 – Oct 3.
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The 2009 Kilkenny Celtic Festival kicks off on Friday next Septmeber 25 and runs for 10 days with a host of cultural events planned to entertain visitors and locals alike.
A new Irish range of jewellery was launched at the Celtic Roots Studio in Ballinahown village, Athlone this week.