CONNEMARA MARBLE

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 MARBLE & MARCASITE
CELTIC CROSS

 

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MARBLE BRACELET
WITH CLADDAGH CHARM

 

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CONNEMARA MARBLE
KEYCHAIN

 

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CONNEMARA MARBLE
ROSARY BRACELET

 

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CONNEMARA MARBLE
ROUND DISC NECKLACE

 

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CONNEMARA MARBLE
TWIST LINK BRACELET

 

2017 US SYMPHONY TOUR

What do you get for the person who has everything? Decisions to be made for Birthdays, Thanksgiving gifts or even an early Christmas gift? An ideal present could be a Celtic Thunder Symphony Tour ticket. Much better than hankies or a pair of socks!

 

 

 

 

A DECADE LATER

OCTOBER 30TH 2017 - THE HELIX, DUBLIN

We are delighted to announce Celtic Thunder are filming a Brand NEW show in The Helix, Dublin on October 30th, 2017. Celtic Thunder will perform in front of a live audience and it will be filmed for our 10 year celebrations.  We are offering the fans an opportunity to buy tickets now through Ticketmaster.

 

 

 

 

KILKENNY - A CITY FULL OF WONDERFUL RESTAURANTS

If you want to experience the true spirit of Kilkenny, take the time to enjoy the food that comes from its rich landscape and is crafted with care by the people who live here. Kilkenny has a wide choice of restaurants to choose from along with a host of bars, wine bars and cafes. Eating and drinking in Kilkenny doesn't get much better than this.

Kilkenny is a celebration of quality food makers, restaurateurs, café/bar-owners and retailers whose passion and personality shines through, making Kilkenny a wonderful journey of discovery for people who love great food and warm hospitality.

Check out our lovely Kilkenny recipes!

 

 

 

KILKENNY CITY

Delve into a world of intrigue, magic and mystery in Kilkenny city. Kilkenny city and county has lots to offer, beautiful rivers, medieval castles, quaint villages, great food, and lovely pubs and of course Kilkenny is world famous for its hurlers. Not far from Dublin, it’s worth visiting when you’re on the tour of Ireland! We have listed 5 things to do in Kilkenny city…

 

 

 

CONNEMARA MARBLE JEWLERY COLLECTION

This month, here at TCT, we’re featuring some beautiful Connemara Marble Jewelry.  Connemara jewelry is a lovely gift for all ages.  It’s very popular here and its lovely green color is a great color coordinate with any outfit! 

MARBLE & MARCASITE EARRINGS
  • These Beautiful Sterling Silver Irish Connemara Marble and Marcasite Drop Dangle Claddagh Earrings are made in Ireland by Solvar. Connemara marble is Irelands unique gemstone and these earrings would make a great gift for yourself or a loved one.
 
SILVER CRYSTAL SHAMROCK PENDANT
  • Beautiful Sterling Silver Green Crystal Irish Shamrock Pendant. This pendant features two sparkling Green Crystal Shamrocks on a disc of sparkling crystals. A beautiful pendant like this is sure to get you noticed and can be used to dress up any outfit while showing your Irish Heritage at the same time
 
IRISH BLESSING MUG
  • May The Road Rise to meet you, May the Wind be always at your back, and until we meet again may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. Any beverage tastes better out of this lovely Irish Blessing Mug. Start the morning with a mug of Coffee or Tea from this traditional Irish blessing mug will invigorate your spirit to embrace the day and give you an Irish twinkle in the eye!
 

 

IRISH JOKE OF THE MONTH

Two men were sitting next to each other at a bar. After a while, one guy looks at the other and says, "I can't help but think, from listening to you, that you're from Ireland."

 

 

 

VIP ARTIST EVENT PASSES

The Celtic Thunder 2017 US Symphony Tour kicks off in Miami, FL on 14th of November 2017, following Celtic Thunder’s 10th Anniversary Cruise. This will be the second Symphony Tour for Celtic Thunder, who will depart from their traditional and critically-acclaimed large set productions to perform ‘Fan Favorites’ and some brand new material from their ‘Inspirational' album & 'Christmas' DVD, in a dynamic live music experience accentuated by the instrumentals of a full symphony orchestra.

 

 

 

 

KILKENNY CASTLE

Kilkenny Castle is a 12th century castle, remodeled in Victorian times and set in riverside park-lands, which was once the principal seat of the Butler family, Marquesses and Dukes of Ormonde. It is located in the heart of Kilkenny City.

 

 

 

 

CHARLIE LANDSBOROUGH - "THE VERY BEST OF "

Much loved in Ireland and around the world, this month we have Charlie’s Best of. With wonderful tracks such as “What Colour is the Wind”, “The Mountains of Mourne” and “Shine You’re light” amongst other beautiful and melodic tracks. This is a beautiful CD for the evenings or while in your car. We highly recommend it!

 

 

 

CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. CANICE OF KILKENNY

St Canice’s Cathedral and Round Tower are an essential part of the structural heritage in the vibrant medieval city of Kilkenny in the heart of Ireland's Ancient East. This ecclesiastical site was founded in the 6th century and named after St Canice. Cill Channigh is the Gaelic for the Church of Canice, the church that originally stood on the site in the 6th century.

 

 

 

 

DVD OF THE MONTH - THE MONKS OF MOUNT MELLERAY

"THE WAY OF SILENCE"

Mount Melleray, Ireland in County Waterford stands at the foot of the Knockmealdown Mountains in exceptionally beautiful countryside. Founded in 1832, Melleray is the first Cistercian monastery founded in Ireland since the Reformation and is now one of the larger abbeys of the Cistercian Order.

 

 

 

 

GRAIGUENAMANAGH, CO KILKENNY

Visit the largest Cistercian Duiske Abbey in the gorgeous village of Graignamanagh. Enjoy the ambience by the River Barrow on the way to Duiske Glass Kilkenny, followed by a visit to see Cushendale Wollen Mills. Finish your journey by bike, on foot, or by car to the beautiful village of St Mullins.

 

 

 

 

SAIL NOW/PAY LATER FINANCING OPTION

We cannot wait to celebrate 10 years of Celtic Thunder with our fans this November on board the 2017 Celtic Thunder 10th Anniversary Cruise. Celtic Thunder and Rose Tours has made joining us on the High Seas this November even easier with the SAIL NOW/ PAY LATER program, with various financing options to fit your budgeting needs.

 

 

 

 

A VISIT TO SMITHWICK’S EXPERIENCE

Brewed using the finest of ingredients and centuries of experience, meet the ale that has taken centuries of turbulent times on the chin and survived against all odds. Immerse yourself in the amazing heritage of the Smithwick's family and enjoy a multi-sensory and interactive experience of what life was like at the St Frances Abbey Brewery over the past 300 years.

 

 

 

 

A CATCH UP WITH EMMET CAHILL

We caught up with Celtic Thunder Principal Singer Emmet Cahill to see how his year is going and just asked a few questions to see what has he been up to, and if his getting excited about the cruise and the 2017 Symphony Tour.

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS IRELAND

AN INTRINSIC PART OF IRISH RURAL LIFE

The National Ploughing Championships takes place each year in the month of September. The 2017 Championships will be held at Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly from September 19th – 21st 2017.

The first inter- county ploughing contest took place in 1931 as a result of an argument between two lifelong friends, Denis Allen of Gorey, County Wexford and JJ Bergin of Athy, County Kildare. Each argued that their respective counties had the best ploughmen.

 

 

 

 

THE NEW CELTIC THUNDER FAN CORNER IS COMING!

Thank you for all your photos. Would you like to share some of your favorite Celtic Thunder photos with the rest of the Celtic Thunder Family around the world? Whether they were taken at a Celtic Thunder show, a Meet and Greet, a Celtic Thunder party at your home or on the Cruise or just a photo in your favorite Celtic Thunder shirt, we want to share them.

 

 

 

 

MOUNT JULIET, CO KILKENNY

Mount Juliet Hotel and Estate, located in County Kilkenny is one of Ireland's leading country houses and estates. A member of Ireland's Blue Book Hotels, it features a range of amenities including Michelin Star and AA Rosette restaurants.

 

 

 

 

LADY HELEN RESTAURANT, MOUNT JULIET

The Lady Helen Restaurant at Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown, County Kilkenny is the perfect spot for Irish country house cuisine. A range of international dishes are prepared using local produce and fresh herbs, picked daily from the estate’s own herb garden.

 

 

 

 

KILKENNY ARTS WEEK

The Kilkenny Arts Festival is an incredible ten days of the best Irish and international music, literature art and theater. Need more reasons to visit? Here are eight.

THE HISTORY: A monastic settlement, a thriving Norman merchant town and a renowned brewing centre: the city’s got a quirky past. Sold by its owner for just £50, the 12th-century Kilkenny Castle stands as a testament to the city’s rich history.

 

 

 

 

INISTIOGE, CO KILKENNY

Inistioge is a beautiful and historic village on the river Nore in South Kilkenny.  Its special character has made it one of the most visited places in the South East of Ireland for many decades. Nestling in the Nore valley it offers some of the best scenery in the region particularly in the recently restored gardens of the Woodstock estate. 

 

 

 

 

BUTTERFLY VALLEY GLAMPING, CO KILKENNY

Butterfly Valley Glamping is a newly opened luxury camping experience located in an area known locally as the ‘Happy Valley’ of Thomastown. Located about two kilometres from Thomastown in the heart of beautiful Kilkenny countryside, the glampsite overlooks the woods and the river Nore.

 

 

 

 

DUNMORE CAVES, KILKENNY

History and geology blend at Dunmore Cave to give an interesting and unique insight into this County Kilkenny landmark. Consisting of a series of chambers formed over millions of years, the cave contains some of the finest calcite formations found in any Irish cave. The cave has been known to man for many centuries and is first mentioned in the 9th century Irish Triads.