FEATURED ITEMS

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 CELTIC THUNDER 2016
TOUR LIVE ON DVD

 

 

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CERAMIC CLADDAGH
PHOTO FRAME

 

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COLOURED GRAFFITI
IRELAND UMBRELLA

 

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G-CLEF TEE
BLACK

 

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LADIES SPIRAL BLING
& SLAINTE TANK TOP

 

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LADIES HARP BLING
& SLAINTE TANK TOP

 

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BOOK OF KELLS
LIONESS TOTE BAG

 

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  ST. PATRICKS
ROSARY BEADS

 


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  IRISH PEWTER
HAIR BOBBIN

 


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  IRISH HARP NOTE BOOK

 


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LOOKING AHEAD WITH CELTIC THUNDER

We’re really picking up speed with Celtic Thunder for the next 6 months. We have lots of exciting things happening with the Celtic Thunder 10th Anniversary Cruise, the Celtic Thunder US Symphony Tour and a show at Norsk Hostfest in Minot, ND and a brand  new Celtic Thunder "Inspirational" CD coming on September 15th.. Check out all the exciting things happening in 'Celtic Thunder Land'.

 

 

 

 

IRISH RECIPES - THE GOURMET'S GUIDE TO IRELAND

Varied rural landscapes, the natural friendliness of the people, the tradition of hospitality and the unique quality of the food experience make Ireland a wonderful place for a holiday.

The island is small enough to reach any point within a few hours and you’ll be surprised at the amount of terrain you can cover over a short period of time. For such a small island, you’ll also be pleasantly surprised at how much there is to see and do.

 

 

 

 

DISCOVER DUBLIN

Dublin is a fantastic city to visit! It’s great fun, it’s friendly, it’s full of history, and it’s full to the brim with great music, pubs, writers, restaurants, artists and stories. You go in to any pub in Dublin and you’ll get talking to the bar person, the person sitting next to you.

 

 

 

 

MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION

To celebrate and in honor of Memorial Day, we are having a 10% discount sale across the Celtic Thunder online store for 1 week. To represent the many who died or fought for freedom on behalf of America as far back as the American Civil War including a famous Irishman called John Barry. John Barry was the 1st to seize a British war Ship on the high seas during the Civil War.  Celtic Thunder honour and salute these many wonderful men and women and wish you all a peaceful and Happy Memorial Day!

 
 
 
GREEN CRYSTAL SHAMROCK PENDANT
  • Green crystal shamrocks decorate a disc of beautiful crystals on this beautiful Irish shamrock necklace.  This pendant will dress up any outfit giving a dazzling show of emerald light while at the same time showing your Irish Heritage..
 
MARCASITE HARP BROOCH
  • The Harp is a traditional Irish instrument and a symbol of Ireland. This Irish harp brooch features celtic knots and marcasite stones. It is made by Solvar Jewelry, Dublin, Ireland and hallmarked at the Assay shop in Dublin Castle.
 
 
  CELTIC THUNDER FASHION SCARVES
  • A beautiful scarf is a wardrobe essential for everyone, a multipurpose fashion must for every outfit adding style and also an extra bit of warmness when needed. The Celtic Thunder scarves can also be worn as a stylish pashima…
 

 

 

JOKE OF THE MONTH

 

 

NATHAN CARTER - 'BEAUTIFUL LIFE'

We’re delighted here at The Celtic Times to have Nathan Carter – “Beautiful Life’ as our CD of the month. Nathan Carter will be headlining at The Harvest Country Music Festival on the 26th and 27th August in Enniskillen and Westport.

 

 

 

 

EPIC – THE IRISH EMIGRATION MUSEUM

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive experience located in the beautiful vaults of the 1820 Custom House Quarter building in Dublin’s Docklands, the original departure point for so many of Ireland’s emigrants.

 

 

 

 

RIVERDANCE: LIVE FROM BEIJING ON DVD

Our DVD of the month is Riverdance, Live from Beijing. Filmed in 2010, this HD DVD is a must have for all Riverdance fans which there are many.  This wonderful show still takes our breath away!

 

 


 

 

RIU PLAZA THE GRESHAM HOTEL

The Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin is located in the heart of Dublin city centre and is one of the best known hotels in Dublin city. This recently renovated 4-star hotel is located on Dublin’s main thoroughfare, O’Connell Street and is close to Croke Park, Temple Bar, the IFSC and the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD).

 

 

 

 

 

THE PHOENIX PARK

The Phoenix is much loved by visitors and all who live in Dublin city. On a sunny evening, it can be near to impossible to find parking, you have to keep your eyes open for cyclists and lots of walkers roam through the beautiful landscape that is in the city of Dublin. How lucky are Dubliners to have this wonderful space!

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDENS OF IRELAND

Located in Glasnevin, County Dublin, the National Botanic Gardens are noted for their fine plant collections holding more than 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

GLASNEVIN CEMETERY MUSEUM

Since 1832, more than 1.5 million people have been interred in Glasnevin. Located just 2.5km from Dublin’s city centre, Glasnevin Cemetery covers 124 acres of glorious parkland with plenty to appreciate – perfect for those interested in exploring the legacies of Ireland’s heroes.

 

 

 

 

 

VIKING SPLASH TOURS

Viking Splash Tours is a truly unique experience on land and water, taking in the sights of Dublin during a fun-filled and engaging guided city tour. The amphibious vehicles take you from land to water and back again, offering city vistas not available on other Dublin tours...

 

 

 

 

 

THE VILLAGE OF HOWTH

Below the hilly headland at the northern boundary of Dublin Bay lies the small fishing village of Howth. There are so many things to do in Howth – an angler’s dream; cod and ray are commonly caught here as fishing trawlers weave in and out of the harbor.

 

 

 

 

THE VIH WOMEN’S MINI MARATHON – DUBLIN

On Monday 5 June 2017, The Dublin Women’s Mini Marathon takes place in Dublin. Women from all over Ireland, arrive to Dublin to take part in this world class sporting event that raises funds for charities all over the country.

 

 

 

 

 

ROCK FARM SLANE GLAMPING

Rock Farm Slane Boutique Camping (Glamping) offers you Gold-Certified Ecotourism Luxury Camping on the River Boyne between April and November for fun-packed holidays or private events in one or all of their 5 yurts and 2 shepherds huts.

 

 

 

 

 

THE TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSICAL PUB CRAWL DINNER SHOW

This show is well worth checking out if you’re in Dublin for a night. It’s a fun way of meeting Irish musicians and Irish dancers in Dublin.  What’s great about the Dinner Show is that you get to learn about Irish music, its origins, and the types of instruments used, not to mention it’s really good fun!

 

 

 

 

 

MYTHS & LEGENDS - THE FISHERMAN’S SON

There was an old fisherman once in Erin who had a wife and one son. The old fisherman used to go about with a fishing-rod and tackle to the rivers and lochs and every place where fish resort, and he was killing salmon and other fish to keep the life in himself and his wife and son.

 

 

 

 

HARVEST 2017

A new Country Music Festival, takes place in 2 different locations on Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August 2017 at Westport House, County Mayo and Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.  Each Festival will have 2 days of live entertainment featuring 40 International and Irish acts across 4 different Music Stages. 

 

 

 

 

CONCERTS IN DUBLIN THIS SUMMER

Concerts and music are a big part of Irish life. There are countless venues in Dublin from Croke Park, which holds 80,000 to the legendary Whelans of Wexford St, with a capacity of 400. We just picked out a few that are happening this Summer.

 

 

 

 

THE STAGS HEAD

THE PUB WORTH VISITNG WHEN IN DUBLIN

The Stag’s Head, Dublin City is a historical Dublin pub featured in Dublin Pub tours renowned for its hospitality and famous pint of Guinness!