Category Archives: Celtic

Cave of the Cats (Roscommon, Ireland)

Oweynagat Cave – Cave of the Cats – Gateway to the Underworld and the Morrigan’s Palace. Rathcrohan / Rosscommon, Ireland GPS: 53.79677, -8.31038Article/Research by Thomas Baurley/Leaf McGowan/Technogypsie Productions, 10 October 2017 One of my most favorite sites in Ireland is … Continue reading

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Viking Face and Body Painting

Ritual Painting of Face and Bodies in Viking Culture by Thomas Baurley, 9/6/2017 It is a controversial and well debated subject whether or not the Vikings painted their faces and bodies. The Vikings were certainly exposed to the practice from … Continue reading

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Wooden Masks

Wooden Masks ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 Throughout history masks have been made for various reasons, and wood was a common medium for making them in. Every culture had examples of them. Masks … Continue reading

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Cairns and stacked rocks

Cairns and Stacked Rocks By Thomas Baurley The stacking of stones is a widespread cultural practice all around the world. You know it is a remnant of modern, historical, or prehistoric cultural manufacture because they were not placed there by … Continue reading

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Irish Genetic Studies: Closest relatives in Galicia and the Basque region

Genetic studies show our closest relatives are found in Galicia and the Basque region by Dick Ahlstrom, Monday Feb 16, 2009 (cross-posted for research here from http://www.irishtimes.com/news/genetic-studies-show-our-closest-relatives-are-found-in-galicia-and-the-basque-region-1.700877 for research and reference)  ANCESTRAL LINKS:WHAT DO pygmy shrews, badgers, mountain hares, pine martins and … Continue reading

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The Great Forgetting

Cross-posted from http://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/have-you-heard-of-the-great-forgetting/ with lengthy article here: . Reference: Quinn, Daniel date-unknown “The Great Forgetting”. Website referenced 1/26/2014 at http://www.filmsforaction.org/news/the_great_forgetting/. Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life Republished from deep-ecology-hub.com … Continue reading

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Binne’s Cairn: The Giant’s Grave, Curraghbinny Woods, Cork, Ireland

Binne’s Cairn, The Giant’s Grave, Curraghbinny Hill, Ireland The Giant’s Grave: Binne’s Cairn* Curraghbinny Woods, County Cork, Munster, Ireland * Latitude: 51°48’41.35″ * Longitude: -8°17’52.72″ * Atop the summit of Curraghbinny Hill in Curraghbinny Forest Recreation Area lies a mound … Continue reading

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Ballymacdermot court tomb

Ballymacdermot Court TombCounty Armagh, Northern Ireland: “This fine court tomb on the south slope of Ballymacdermot Mountain dates from about 3500 BCE. It has three separate burial chambers in a gallery which was entered from the forecourt – hence the … Continue reading

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Loughcrew Passage Tomb

Sliabh na Caillí (Mountain of the Hag), also known as Lough crew, is a infamous passage tomb is one of the four main passage tombs in Ireland next to Brú na Bóinne, Carrowkeel and Carrowmore dating to roughly 3,300 BCE. … Continue reading

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Bronze Age Boat to be Launched into the Unknown

cross posted from http://news.yahoo.com/press-call-first-experimental-archaeology-bronze-age-boat-171213120.html?goback=.gde_815227_member_217483070   Press Call: A First for Experimental Archaeology – Bronze Age Boat to be Launched into the Unknown PRWeb – Thu, Feb 28, 2013    A unique project to recreate a 4000 year old boat will reach its … Continue reading

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