Are Fairy Trees a Fairy Tale?

Are Fairy Trees a Fairy Tale?

Arbor Day: Plant a Tree! Today is Arbor Day, a holiday where individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees. In the United States, National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April, although individual states may have their own celebrations. The first...

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St. Patrick's Weekend in Bethlehem

St. Patrick's Weekend in Bethlehem

All year long, Donegal Square and McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar are the Lehigh Valley’s Celtic destination. At this time of year, we become St. Patrick’s Day headquarters! From Thursday, March 14 through Sunday, March 17, we have an array of fun St....

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St. Patrick's Weekend in Bethlehem

St. Patrick’s Weekend in Bethlehem

All year long, Donegal Square and McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar are the Lehigh Valley’s Celtic destination. At this time of year, we become St. Patrick’s Day headquarters! From Thursday, March 14 through Sunday, March 17, we have an array of fun St....

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6, 7, 8 Celtic Nations? Depends on Who You Ask

6, 7, 8 Celtic Nations? Depends on Who You Ask

Donegal Square is often referred to as "the Irish store", which isn't entirely incorrect, but it tends to define us too narrowly. In fact, we carry items made by artisans in Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. That is why our motto is "Bringing you all the Best from Ireland...

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Traditional Music in Irish Culture

Traditional Music in Irish Culture

Telling Stories and Uniting People Irish music tells the story of the land and its people. Throughout history, during times of celebration and rebellion, music sent a powerful message and brought people together. Today Irish folk music is a living tradition, found in...

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Winter Restaurant Week In Bethlehem

Winter Restaurant Week In Bethlehem

Join us for Winter Restaurant week in Bethlehem! Starting Sunday, January 27th through Saturday, February 2nd, join participating Downtown Bethlehem Restaurants for Winter Restaurant Week.  Each participating restaurant will offer fixed menus for lunch or dinner. ...

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Origins of Celtic Classic

September is one of our favorite months at Donegal Square. The cooler days and nights are perfect for our cozy sweaters, the beautiful new products we ordered at the spring trade shows for fall delivery are arriving daily, and best of all...it’s time for Celtic...

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Lughnasadh: Harvest Time Begins

The ancient Celtic calendar has four festival days: Imbolc, Beltane, Lughnasadh, and Samhain. Lughnasadh falls on August 1 and marks the transition from Summer to Autumn as well as the beginning of harvest season. Concidentally, "Lughnasadh" is the modern Irish word...

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What is Orangemen’s Day?

What is Orangemen’s Day?

July 12, Orangemen's Day or simply The Twelfth, commemorates the victory of Prince William of Orange (a Protestant) over James II (a Catholic) at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The celebration is held by the Orange Order, a Protestant fraternal organization. Why...

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What is Orangemen's Day?

What is Orangemen's Day?

July 12, Orangemen's Day or simply The Twelfth, commemorates the victory of Prince William of Orange (a Protestant) over James II (a Catholic) at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The celebration is held by the Orange Order, a Protestant fraternal organization. Why...

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