Wednesday, 1 August 2018

McCain's Corner: Lughnasa 2018

McCain's Corner: Lughnasa 2018: Modern advertisement for a Lughnasa festival in Ireland Here we are again, another year and the return of Lughnasa.  Lughnasa is o...

Monday, 28 May 2018

Celtic Life International, June 2018

June 2018!
Our June 2018 edition is hot off the presses and spotlights one of the hottest Celtic musical acts in the world ~ Loreena McKennitt! Also, enjoy feature stories on The Alarm, Irish Stick-Fighting, West Highland Terriers, Glass Tiger, and more!
Don’t miss the third installment in our Celts For Cancer series where we profile the Wales Cancer Bank!
Sign up for our newsletter and you could win tickets to see Irish supergroup Celtic Woman in concert!
Who is your favourite Celtic musical artist?
Mother’s Day Special! Spoil mom this year with a warm and wonderful World Peach Tartan scarf!
Father’s Day Special! Father know best, especially when he’s well dressed in a World Peace Tartan tie!

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Annual Ceilí at UW Milwaukee on 27 September

A chara, dear friends of Celtic Studies,

 CCS is excited to host our annual ceili ( kay-lee) next week.

Kick-off the semester on Wednesday, September 276-8:30 pm in Greene Hall.   

Join us and our friends, Ceol Cairde, and Scottish dancers for the evening of music and dance. 

Refreshments will be served and as is usual the event is free and open to the public. 

Students interested in the Spring Colmcille study abroad program note that registration deadline is October 1.

We look forward to seeing you soon,

Bairbre Ní Chiardha
Center for Celtic Studies
Merrill Hall G42
WI 53201

414 229 6520

Sunday, 21 May 2017

McCain's Corner: REDSHANKS

McCain's Corner: REDSHANKS: Irish actor Dave Swift in Redshank attire circa late 1500s The text below is a chapter from my book 'The Laggan Redshanks, The High...

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Saturday, 23 April 2016

McCain's Corner: DNA Test Sale with Family Tree

McCain's Corner: DNA Test Sale with Family Tree: Barry R McCain with Ian McKean and Ivan Knox, two of his Irish cousins located using DNA testing For a very short time, until midnight ...

Saturday, 2 January 2016

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

An Irish Christmas Present, Finding the McCains

day, December 15, 2015

An Irish Christmas Present, Finding the McCains

Mongavlin Castle, Donegal, Ireland
A wonderful read that covers 40 years of travel in Ireland; it includes stories and insights into the relationship between Diaspora and Homeland and reconnecting with one’s cultural roots; it tells the history of Highland Gaels and their migration to Ireland in the 1500s; it is mystery story solved using Y chromosome DNA testing and an excellent guide for families on how DNA testing to locate their family in Ireland and Scotland and uncover their real history.   Available on Amazon in time for Christmas:  Finding the McCains, a Scots Irish Odyssey
McKane's Corner, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal
Ivar Canning & Donovan McCain at the Auglish Standing Stones, Co. Derry

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Sunday, 18 October 2015

McCain's Corner: Iníon Dubh

McCain's Corner: Iníon Dubh: Iníon Dubh (said, Nee-an doo) is one of the most remembered and beloved heroines in Irish history.  Iníon Dubh was her pet name which means ...

Sunday, 27 September 2015

McCain's Corner: BBC Ulster, the Kist o' Wurds program

McCain's Corner: BBC Ulster, the Kist o' Wurds program: Barry R McCain on the Thacker Mt Trail My BBC interview will be on today, evening in the UK, at 1:30 PM (13:30) on BBC Ulster Radio.  Th...

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

McCain's Corner: Celtic Life Internation Magazine

McCain's Corner: Celtic Life Internation Magazine: A note to one and all; there is a review of my new book Finding the McCains in the October 2015 edition of Celtic Life magazine. Th...

Thursday, 20 August 2015

McCain's Corner: Epigenetics

McCain's Corner: Epigenetics: Epigenetics is the study, in the field of genetics, of cellular and physiological phenotypic trait variations that are caused by external o...

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Ohio Celt Fest, August 7-9

The 4th Annual Ohio Celtic Festival

Welcome to the Ohio Celtic Festival! We'll feature some of the very best in Celtic music, dance and our children's stage will feature lots of activities and shows for the children.
Of course there's food and beverages in abundance for all ages, and some new events that we're working on. Once again we'll bring you some exciting new musical groups some making their first visit to the greater Cleveland area. New entertainment and features are being added, so we hope you'll check back often. Like us on facebook to stay informed.
Our mission is to once again bring you a festival where the whole family can enjoy themselves at a very reasonable price. We hope you'll spend a day with us and enjoy some of the music, song, and dance, not only from our Irish heritage but also from around the world.

Want to Volunteer?
Lots of fun (and perks!) if you volunteer at the event. Email for more information.

Link:  Ohio Celt Fest