Tag Archives: Wales

Deciphering those Mysterious Celtic Languages….

I decided to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year by writing a little bit about the different branches of Celtic languages which are still spoken today. There are quite a few within Britain and one in the Amorican peninsula of … Continue reading

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deora ar mo chroi

(tears on my heart)         Ba dheas an la` go oiche Na glo’rtha binne i mo thaobh ‘S aoibhneas i gach a’it gan gruaim Athas ar mo chroi go deo He a ro He a o ro   Ma shiu’laim o’ na … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Dwynwen’s Day ! !

          I’ll bet you’re saying, "Who is Saint Dwynwen and why should we celebrate?" Well, you don’t have to celebrate it but in Wales it would be a terrible shame if you didn’t. A good equivalent to our own … Continue reading

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Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau ~ Land of My Fathers

The following lyrics are from the most popular Welsh melody and is considered Wales National Anthem. The lyrics were written by Evan James (Ieuan ap Iago) who lived and died in the 19th century and the most favored arrangement of … Continue reading

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Dydd Gwyl Ddewi !

                Croesco!           Happy St. David’s  Day!        Just for today we’re taking a little detour to Wales because this is a very special day for the Welsh people. This is the day that they celebrate their patron saint who … Continue reading

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