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2014-06-19 08:29:01

HOUSTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solanbridge Group Inc (OTC: SLNX) is pleased to announce that on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Central time SLNX will be holding a telephone conference call with all SLNX shareholders. Charles R. Shirley, Managing Director of Solanbridge, stated, "We are pleased to be able to provide a telephone conference call with Mr. Andreas Korytowski, Director of EvoCrete® Industries GmbH of Bonbaden, Germany, and Mr. Charles Van Houten, Director of...

2014-03-12 12:27:37

SEATTLE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some might not feel so lucky that St. Patrick's Day falls on a Monday this year, but that's not stopping an overwhelming majority of Americans from celebrating their Irish roots. According to Survey Analytics, 97 percent of Americans plan to celebrate the holiday in one form or another. Although it's not the most popular of U.S. holidays, 41 percent of Americans will be spending the night out with friends at a bar or party and 30 percent will...

2014-03-10 08:27:36

SEABROOK, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House is proud to announce that they are once again sponsoring the Sober St. Patrick's Day® Celebration to be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Cathedral High School in New York City. Sober St. Patrick's Day was created as a fresh alternative for those who want to celebrate the holiday in an alcohol-free atmosphere. Founded by award-winning TV producer William Spencer Reilly, Sober St. Patrick's Day was created...

2014-02-01 20:22:18

WESTON, Mo., Feb. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, January 25, 2014, also the eve of the 56(th) Grammy Awards presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Irish Music Association released its list of "The Best of the Best" in Irish Music from the U.S., Ireland, the European Union, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom for 2013. The Irish Music Association, which recognizes outstanding Irish artists in 18 different categories, held its 6th Annual Irish Music...

2013-12-18 13:25:55

The generally poor health of Irish immigrants to England during most of the 20th century was not caused primarily by difficulties of assimilation or tensions between the two nations, but by the abuse Irish expatriates suffered as children in their homeland, according to a new study. The findings published in the December issue of the academic journal Demography challenge the common view that the cause of the poor health of Irish immigrants to England is that conditions in England were very...

2013-08-30 23:28:14

Celtic jewelry craftsman Stephen Walker adds videos of his workshop to show how wedding rings, Celtic crosses and other jewelry are made. Telling the story of both the art and the heritage gives the work added value and meaning. Andover, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 When Matt Heavner ordered his Celtic wedding ring from Walker Metalsmiths, his sister Lindsay, who is an apprentice goldsmith for the company, asked if she could make her brother’s ring and record the process for him. The...

2013-07-08 23:20:55

Walker Metalsmiths, one of the oldest suppliers of Celtic jewelry on the internet, has fully updated a new website with better photography, easier shopping access and improved search engine results. WalkersCelticJewelry.com features the custom wedding rings, Celtic crosses, pendants and other jewelry inspired by the design heritage of Irish, Scottish and Welsh traditions. Andover, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Susan Walker announces that the website she has been crafting for the family jewelry...

2013-06-28 23:29:04

A small family jewelry business, that is steeped in Irish and Scottish design traditions, revives a lost art. The rediscovery of medieval methods is combined with modern technology to make innovative Celtic rings. Andover, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Experimental archeology breakthroughs recently announced by Stephen Walker, revealed a long lost method of carving elaborate Celtic jewelry designs. His latest paper, A Craftsman’s Perspective on the St. Ninian’s Isle Treasure, describes his...


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Dobhar-chu
2013-08-19 09:28:43

The Dobhar-chu, from Irish folklore, is a freshwater cryptid covered in fur and said to have the characteristics of both an otter and a dog, being approximately seven feet from head to tail. The word Dobhar-chu could be translated to “water hound”. It is also known to some locals as the Irish crocodile, not from appearance, but by its viciousness. It is said to be able to move swiftly in or out of the water. Many sightings have been reported with the most recent being in 2003 when a...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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