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Samhain And The Origin Of The Jack O’ Lantern

The origin of the Jack O' Lantern has roots in a Celtic holiday called Samhain that celebrates the end of summer and the final harvest.
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STORY OF SCOTLAND: FOUR PEOPLES – ONE NATION?

There is a curious misconception among some, that Scotland is entirely a Celtic nation. In fact, until the writings of W. F Skene in his work “Celtic Scotland”, published in the 19th century, the opposite was the case. Until “Celtic Scotland”…
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Origins of Hogmanay

What does Hogmanay actually mean and what is the derivation of the name? Why do the Scots more than any other nation celebrate the New Year with such a passion? Why should a tall dark stranger be a welcome first foot visitor after midnight,…

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promotional art for the Prescott Highland Games & Celtic Faire Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent Prescott, Arizona, USA

Prescott Highland Games & Celtic Faire | Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent | Prescott Arizona • USA

JOIN US... at the Prescott Highland Games & Celtic Faire in Prescott, Arizona, USA. The International Clan MacFarlane Society will host a hospitality tent located in the Clans area of the event. The tent will be hosted by Erin Knox, ICMS…