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Proverbs of the Moment
Gaelic Proverbs come primarily from the western Highlands and Islands of Scotland, and they have a distinctly rural or agricultural flavor which reflects
the society from which they were gathered. It is to be expected that many of them pertain to the weather, to the planting of crops, and to country life
in general. Others reflect the Gaelic love of company and hospitality, fear of poverty and laziness.
An tigh a chaidh a shuidheachadh air carraig cha 'n fharasda a chlaoidh.
The house built on a rock is not easily distrubed.
Few countries have a greater number of proverbs than has Scotland. Even today, everyday speech in Scotland is
sprinkled with them. Scots are wonderfully given to this way of speaking, and the lovely Scots tongue loses much
of its flavor when forced to translate their unqiue language. Those that appear in English have been preserved
that way for at least 200 years!
Reputation is to virtue what light is to a picture.
January Contest Results
Posted on: 07-Feb-2016, 03:12 PM
Posted by: CelticRadio
We've got some really great CDs to give away this month. Be sure to read this enter page or visit our MEGA CONTEST PAGE
to find all of the currently active contests on Celtic Radio!JANUARY CD CONTEST RESULTS
A Big Congrats to the following members who won a CD in our January monthly CD Contest:
Dale from IN wins the Ramblin' with the Rats - Stolen Songs of Struggle CD.
Margaret from NY wins the Raven Moons CD.
Clifford from NJ wins the More Of The Moor Of Dundee CD.
Maria from GA wins the Spirits CD.
Congrats to the Winners!
Check out our February Contest
here and how to win.
Our February 2016 CD contest features music from Paul Murphy
, Eamon Dwyer
, The Willis Clan
Celt Rock Stout Contest
The Celt Rock Stout contest is a no holds bar collection of some of the best Independent Celtic Rockers to grace the stage. If you are a rover, or a one-eyed Paddy, Drunk, Sick, Tired and taking the Rocky Road to Dublin with Some of that Real Old Mountain Dew, then this contest is for you. Included with this contest is a "one of a kind" collection including some of the hottest Celtic bands. CDs include Tempest's "The Double Cross"; The Gleasons "A Letter to Erin"; Murder the Stout's "Murder the Stout" and a Murder the Stout sticker.
Our founder contests are only available to Celtic Radio Premium or Enhanced members. It is our way of thanking the people that keep this site in business!RAFFLE CONTEST
ST. PATRICK'S DAY RAFFLE
Sign up for our special St. Patrick's Day raffle and you could win one of these great prizes - all total we have over 20 prizes to give away on Paddy's Day! We have 3 Celtic Pentagram Necklaces, 3 Irish Celtic Storybooks, 10 Celtic Radio Premium accounts, The Carty Sisters' "Cotar" CD, Hair of the Dog's "Liam Left the Lights On Again" CD, Emish's "Sinners Make the Best Saints" CD, O'Brien Gourley Sproule's "Bright and Early" CD, Celtic Angel's "Celtic Hits" CD. We will announce the winners on St. Patrick's Day, so join us for a day of music, toasts and Guinness! Happy St. Patrick' Day! Contest ends on March 18, 2016. >>>REGISTER NOW<<<
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David Hyams and the Miles To Go band are one of Australia's foremost celtic acts. Described as a “refreshing combination of imaginative new material with deep respect for source traditions” - the music ranges from atmospheric, inspired by Australian & Irish landscapes, to lively and blistering jigs and reels.
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Rowan trees were planted near doors and gates to ward off evil influences and branches were attached to barns in order that the cattle housed inside would be protected from misfortune. This tree was also believed to guard the gateway to the spirit world and its boughs often used for dowsing and deflecting spells. The Rowan is sometimes called the "Whispering Tree" and ancient legend tells that it has secrets to reveal to those who would but listen. The Rowan has been associated throughout history with protection against wickedness and is believed to be the wood which was used to engrave the Norse Runes. Its name is linked with the Norse "Runa" or "Rundall," meaning "a charm." It is also associated with the Sanskrit "Runall" meaning "magician." The Cornish and Scots would carry an equal-sided cross of Rowan to protect them from harm and wands were often placed over doorways to houses in order to ensure good fortune. In Wales, Rowans used to be planted in churchyards so that they might to watch over the dead. The Rowan, a tree of protection and insights, was known to be a tree belonging to the Faery. Its wood was frequently used for bows, favored second only to Yew for this purpose. When sliced in two, the orange-red Rowan berry reveals a pentagram symbol of protection. Thus, this tree was believed to possess the ability to protect from enchantment and trickery. It was once thought that the berries of the Rowan were so sacred that the Gods guarded them jealously and kept them from humankind. The Rowan was also believed to enhance strength with courage. The Ancient Druids woul........ more
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