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Celtic Park

Celtic Park is a football stadium in the Parkhead area of Glasgow, and is the home ground of Celtic Football Club. Celtic Park, an all-seater stadium with a capacity of 60,355, is the largest football stadium in Scotland and the Eighth-largest stadium in the United Kingdom, after Murrayfield, Old Trafford, the Olympic Stadium (London), Twickenham, Wembley, Millennium Stadium and Emirates Stadium. It is commonly known by Celtic fans as either Parkhead or Paradise. Celtic was formed in November 1887 and first laid out a ground in the Parkhead area in 1888....

Celtic Sea

The Celtic Sea is the area of the Atlantic Ocean off the south coast of Ireland bounded to the east by Saint George's Channel; other limits include the Bristol Channel, the English Channel, and the Bay of Biscay, as well as adjacent portions of Wales, Cornwall, Devon, and Brittany. The southern and western boundaries are delimited by the continental shelf, which drops away sharply. History The Celtic Sea takes its name from the Celtic heritage of the bounding lands to the north and east. The name was first proposed by E. W. L....

Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts

(For the Gaelic College of Scotland see Sabhal Mòr Ostaig) The Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts (also known informally as the Gaelic College) is a Canadian educational institution located in the community of St. Ann's on Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island along the Cabot Trail. History The Gaelic College was founded in 1938 by Presbyterian Minister, the Reverend A.W.R. MacKenzie, having opened in a one-room log building on land in St....

Celtic Manor Resort

The Celtic Manor Resort is a golf-centric hotel and leisure resort in Newport, south Wales. It consists of two adjoining hotels, a country inn, two golf and country clubs, and a multi-purpose conference centre. It was the venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup, the first to be held in Wales. Location The resort, owned by Sir Terry Matthews, is located on the south-facing side of Christchurch Hill in eastern Newport, overlooking Junction 24 of the M4 motorway....

Celtic Park (Derry)

Celtic Park is a GAA stadium in Derry, Northern Ireland. With a capacity of about 22,000, the ground is the main home of Derry's hurling and Gaelic football teams. Officially recognised as the Derry GAA's main county ground, home football games are also sometimes held in Glen or Dean McGlinchey Park, Ballinascreen, which are regarded as secondary stadia, while hurling games also on occasion take place at Lavey or Fr. McNally Park, Banagher. As well as staging inter-county matches, it is often used for hosting Derry football and hurling games at club level....

Hebridean Celtic Festival

The Hebridean Celtic Festival (Scottish Gaelic: Fèis Cheilteach Innse Gall) is an international Celtic music festival, which takes place annually in Stornoway on Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The biggest headliners to date have been Runrig, Van Morrison, The Levellers and KT Tunstall. Many other acts take part in the event, including visiting international artists, solo artists and local musicians. The main arena is situated on the Castle Green, in front of Lews Castle. Other events take place in the An Lanntair arts centre and elsewhere in Stornoway....

Donegal Celtic Park

Donegal Celtic Park, also known as Suffolk Road and Celtic Park or more recently The NSR(New Suffolk Road) due to the recent expansion, is the home of IFA Championship team Donegal Celtic. It is situated in the Suffolk Road in west Belfast. The stadium holds 8,283, but is currently restricted to 2,330 under safety legislation. In early August 2009, work on two new stands was completed. A home stand seating 1,850 spectators and an away stand seating 800 are the first phase in a plan to create a 5000 seated capacity ground. The plan is expected to take several years to complete....

Ortigueira's Festival of Celtic World

Ortigueira, a seaport and borough in County Ferrolterra (A Coruña) in Galicia, celebrates its patron saint day -Saint Martha of Ortigueira's Day- on 29th July. Held during Saint Martha's day, Ortigueira's Festival of Celtic World (Festival Internacional do Mundo Celta de Ortigueira) is the highlight of the borough's summertime festival calendar. The festival lasts for four days, Thursday to Sunday, and is free. History The inaugural festival was organised in 1978 by the Escola de Gaitas de Ortigueira. It was held from 1978 to 1987 and has been held since 1995....

Celtic circular wall of Otzenhausen

The Celtic circular fort at Otzenhausen is one of the biggest fortifications the Celts ever constructed. It was built by Celts of the Treveri tribe, who lived in the region north of the fort. The fort is located on top of the Dollberg, a hill near Otzenhausen in Germany, about 695 m above sea level. The only visible remains are two circular earth ramparts, covered with stones. History In times of war, the circular rampart was a strong fortification against enemies. Theories suggest this one might have been more than just a refuge....

Sandberg Celtic city

The Sandberg, a hill ridge in the northwestern part of the Weinviertel region of Lower Austria approximately 70 km north of Vienna, has recently emerged as one of the potentially most important archeological sites of the middle La Tène culture in Central Europe. The settlement which flourished there was not fortified, and therefore does not qualify as an oppidum....

Celtic Nation F.C.: Celtic Nation F.C. is an English football club based in Carlisle, Cumbria. The club are currently members of Division One of the Northern League and play at Gillford Park. History The club was estab...

Celtic Park (Castlebar): Celtic Park is the home of Castlebar Celtic who play in the Newstalk A Championship, the third tier of Irish football. The total capacity is 1,500. History Celtic Park is the home of Irish amateur fo...

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