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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

Image courtesy of Jeff Kubina, Wikipedia.

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