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The Forge of Seamus Dubh | An Excerpt from Conor Kelly and The Fenian King

Chapter Fifty Two – The Forge of Seamus Dubh in the void of fairy time…   Conor leaned over the edge of his chariot and stared. He had never seen anything quite like it. Standing beside him, Ciara… Read More

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Meet Dan |The Modern Celtic Blacksmith

Today I have a very special guest on the blog – meet Dan, the modern Celtic Blacksmith! I’d been a blacksmith (mostly in a hobbyist capacity) for nearly decade when in 1998 this passion combined with my historical… Read More

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The Blacksmith in Irish Mythology

The most famous blacksmith in Irish mythology is Goibniu (pronounced Gov-new). He was one of the Tuatha de Danann, contemporary with Nuada Argetlam and the Dagda. His name comes from Gobae, or Gobann, which is Old Irish for ‘smith’, although I would say that it is… Read More