Black Friday special Ogham Gift Deals

All this week and up to Sunday the 27th Nov, we will be offering great deals across all customized and ready made products. There are amazing discounts on our ready made products. Also, all custom orders will be shipped with a special FREE GIFT. So go on and buy your loved one a special Irish…

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71st Wexford Opera Festival started

The Wexford Opera Festival officially opened last night. We had the opportunity to attend the opening and enjoy the spectacular fireworks. Wexford Opera Festival is an actual opera festival that takes place in the town of Wexford in Ireland during the months of October and November. This year Wexford Festival Opera runs for for 17 days from 21 October…

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Artymaniac attends the Autumn Craft Fair in Clonard, Wexford

Being based in Wexford I feel it’s vital to attend all Wexford’s events and to support the local community spirit. Even though Sunday was a rain filled day, the fair did attract a nice attendance and it was lovely to see so many entrepreneurs showing their amazing crafts. I was also so impressed by the…

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Ogham gifts delivered worldwide – spreading joy and unity this Christmas

I am so so amazed by the shear numbers of orders and to where they are being delivered to (so many countries to mention) – I am so grateful and thank you to everyone who supports my small business. I put so much energy and passion into every product and their packaging, so I really…

Black Friday special Ogham Gift Deals

All this week and up to Sunday the 27th Nov, we will be offering great deals across all customized and ready made products. There are amazing discounts on our ready made products. Also, all custom orders will be shipped with a special FREE GIFT. So go on and buy your loved one a special Irish…

An Ogham gift is the ideal present for North American families this Christmas

Many Americans and Canadians with Irish heritage in their families, do not know about Ogham and its importance in Irish folklore. Ogham is the oldest form of Irish language and it’s deeply woven into Irish history. Initially Ogham was carved into stones to indicate the ownership of properties, usually presented as an epitaph. Those stones…

71st Wexford Opera Festival started

The Wexford Opera Festival officially opened last night. We had the opportunity to attend the opening and enjoy the spectacular fireworks. Wexford Opera Festival is an actual opera festival that takes place in the town of Wexford in Ireland during the months of October and November. This year Wexford Festival Opera runs for for 17 days from 21 October…

Artymaniac attends the Autumn Craft Fair in Clonard, Wexford

Being based in Wexford I feel it’s vital to attend all Wexford’s events and to support the local community spirit. Even though Sunday was a rain filled day, the fair did attract a nice attendance and it was lovely to see so many entrepreneurs showing their amazing crafts. I was also so impressed by the…

According to Ogham calendar, October is a Month of Ivy, assigned with the “G“ Ogham letter

As I already wrote in one of my previous blogs, another name for the Ogham alphabet is the Celtic tree alphabet. The reason for this is because each Ogham letter is associated with a tree or plant. Although the Ogham alphabet relates to the AD, it is known that the Druids began to use a…

Kilmore Quay is the perfect location for finding the finest Ogham pebbles

It’s really amazing how wonderful and scenic Kilmore Quay is in late September – amazing enough to have both my swim suit and a warm jacket as the weather changes that much. In Kilmore Quay the quality of the granite pebbles is outstanding and the range of colours is fascinating. The purple, white and light…

Portugal with love

What a great place to come and complete the first edition of my Ogham children’s magazine. I feel blessed with this great opportunity and really relish this time in the sunshine. The 12 page magazine will be available at local farmers markets and shops in the middle of Oct 2022. The title of the magazine…

Ogham alphabet and trees assigned to it

The Ogham alphabet is also called the ‘Celtic Tree Alphabet’ as each letter is assigned a tree or plant name and each tree has its own symbolism. A is for Ailm (pronounced ‘A-lum’) It is associated with Elm, Fir and Pine In Celtic Mythology, the Elm is related with death and the transition into the Underworld.…

Artymaniac exhibits at the Killruddery Farmers Market in Co.Wicklow

As they say in the scouts “it ain’t training if its not raining” and it sure did rain on Saturday. Leaving the Irish weather aside many people did venture out and the market had many flurries of sales activity. The Killruddery estate and gardens are absolutely fantastic and provide a great day out for families…