Ancient stone circle

___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__<p><em>Have you heard of the Druids of Ireland? Long before Christianity reached Ireland’s shores, there was a complex culture of beliefs involving the practices of law, medicine, and the oral tradition. In this letter we discuss the Druids, the ancient intellectual class of ancient Ireland.</em></p><p><a href=”https://www.aletterfromireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/facebook20-2.jpg”><img class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-307″ src=”https://www.aletterfromireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/facebook20-2.jpg” alt=”” width=”960″ height=”720″ /></a></p><p><strong>Céad Míle…

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A few weeks back, I mentioned Thomas Cahill’s book “How the Irish Saved Civilisation” – and I know a lot of our readers have already come across it. It tells the story of how Irish monks set about preserving Greek, Roman and early Christian knowledge through their manuscripts and teaching. It’s a wonderful little book…

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We’re just back from a wonderful trip to the County Down in Ulster – travelling between the Mountains of Mourne, the Linen Museums and some Castles that you may recognise from “Game of Thrones” (if you are a fan!). Just before we left for County Down, we took a trip to Drombeg Stone circle located…

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