2017 US SYMPHONY TOUR
The 2017 Symphony Tour is one you do not want to miss, accompanied by a LIVE symphony orchestra Celtic Thunder will be performing fan favorites’ and some brand new material from their ‘Inspirations’ album which will be released this September.
Check out the beautiful range of watches and jewelry from Tipperary Crystal as well as some beautiful Tipperary Crystal Diffusers at the Celtic Thunder Online Store. Show your Mother how much you appreciate her with a beautiful piece of Tipperary Crystal. What a wonderful gift for your Mother on this upcoming Mother’s Day!
IRISH RECIPES - SPRINGTIME IN IRELAND
For this month, we bring you two recipes from Lough Derg. A lovely homemade butter recipe from the Princess Shannon, a cruising hotel on Lough Derg. Also, a lovely homemade sea food chowder recipe from the Derg Inn, a wonderful gastro pub in Terryglass, Co Tipperary. There are also some brunch recipe ideas.
CELTIC THUNDER 2016 LIVE TOUR DVD
Celtic Thunder 2016 Tour Live is set for release on April 28th 2017 and you can pre-order your copy now! Pre-ordering also guarantees that you will be amongst the FIRST Celtic Thunder fans to receive the latest DVD release.
ALL THINGS TIPPERARY
County Tipperary is an escape and an experience all at once. Paying a visit to one of Ireland’s most famous regions holds something exciting for everyone. So check out the many things to do to make your family vacation a memorable one.
CELTIC THUNDER CRUISE – WIN A CABIN FOR TWO
Two lucky Celtic Thunder Fans can sail off into the sunset on the 10th Anniversary Cruise with this fantastic opportunity to win a cabin on the Cruise Ship Carnival Sensation this November on what could be the vacation of a life-time!
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ORLA FALLON – "SWEET BY AND BY"
Orla is thrilled to announce that her stunning new album “Sweet By and By” is available to order now. A very moving and spiritual album, “Sweet By and By” features 12 songs that have touched Orla’s heart and have special meaning to her. "I have been privileged in the places Music has brought me" says Orla Fallon.
CELTIC THUNDER CRUISE UPDATES
The countdown to escaping to the tropics with Celtic Thunder in November is on and we are delighted to have so many special guest artists joining us for this year’s cruise, including past CT singers Paul Byrom and Colm Keegan.
THE DAWN CHORUS
The Dawn Chorus is the collective sound of all the birds that sing at dawn. It usually refers to those sounds made by birds that sing during the breeding season, which for most birds in Ireland is between late March and the beginning of July.
BYRNE & KELLY - 'ECHOES' ON DVD
In 'Echoes: The Story", the duo takes you to some of the most beautiful and iconic spots on the Emerald Isle that were the inspiration behind many of the songs on the album 'Echoes'. The film also features interviews with both Neil and Ryan.
We are delighted to announce that Gaelic Storm will be joining us this November to perform on the Celtic Thunder 10th Anniversary Cruise. They are a superb act, an absolute must see! After nearly two decades and more than 3,000 live shows.
MAY DAY AND BEALTAINE
May Day, the first day of the month of May, is one of the quarterly days in the traditional Irish calendar. Each of these quarterly days indicates the start of a new season. Spring is marked by 1 February (St Brigid’s Day), autumn by 1 August (Lúnasa) and winter by 1 November (Samhain).
PLACE TO EAT - THE DERG INN
The Derg Inn Terryglass, Co Tipperary, on Lough Derg, is a warm and friendly local pub with a passion for the simple, good things in life. Voted on numerous occasions the Best Gastropub in Tipperary (2013, 2014, 2015 & 2017).
GLAMPING IN IRELAND
While the idea of spending a night in a tent may not be everyone’s fancy, many still want to experience waking up in the great Irish outdoors. If you’re the type who likes some creature comforts but wants to get back in touch with nature...
PLACES TO STAY - TIPPERARY
If it's glamping at Caravantasia located near Killenaule in South Tipperary, Lisheen Castle that's a beautifully restored Georgian Manor/Castle set in the lush green countryside of Thurles, Co. Tipperary, or Barge Cruising on the Shannon Princess down the River Shannon, Tipperary has an exciting place to stay for you!
MYTHS & LEGENDS - THE BIRTH OF OISIN
One day as Finn and his companions and dogs were returning from the chase to their Dún on the Hill of Allen, a beautiful fawn started up on their path and the chase swept after her, she taking the way which led to their home.
IRISH JOKE OF THE MONTH
A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and clears his voice to the crowd of drinkers. He says, "I hear you Irish are a bunch of hard drinkers. I'll give $500 American dollars to anybody in here who can drink 10 pints of Guinness back-to-back."