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So you Want to have an Irish Christmas?

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So you want to have an Irish or Celtic Christmas.

Here are 10 ways to do it and they relate directly to ancient customs and traditions.

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Click to hear "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" Celtic-style from the CD "The Sprit of Christmas" available here.

1. For your Decorations: Holly

2. By Giving : The Candle in the Window and the Laden Table in Ireland

3. With the Food: Plum Pudding - How to make one.

4. With your Cards & Greeting: Celtic Blessings (for your Cards and eCards)

5. At your Gathering: Learn how to say "Merry Christmas" in Gaelic

6. For yourself: Here's some lovely Irish Christmas poetry to read and share with friends and loved ones.

7. The Music - always the music, poetry and song!

8. Connect to your ancient past: Learn about the ancient monument of Newgrange in Ireland

9. Sing Auld Lang Syne - maybe even learn the 'old' version here.

10. Pass it on. Tell your friends and family all about their Irish heritage and winter traditions in Ireland.

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