Welcome to the Bibliographic Section.  Websites are helpful in learning about the Celts, but currently only books really provide the full Celtic Experience.  Though I do not endorse the online booksellers, I will be willing to give a link to find an out of print book.

The same disclaimer about religion goes here.  Celtic books about religion, particularly neo-paganism, tends to create their own tradition based upon myth/literature/history of the Celts.  It is by no means proof of how the Celts worshipped.  I placed these books in the bibliography because I felt the author created a tradition fully based on research and for those interested in Celtic Neopagan traditions.


Books will be added on as I read them.







Ebbutt, M.I. The British: Myths and Legends. New York: Avenel Books, 1985, ISBN: 0517604418


MacKillop, James. Oxford Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Oxford, UK: Oxford, 1998


Lady Gregory.  Gods and Fighting Men. Buckinghamshire: Colin Smythe Limited, 1993, ISBN: 0901072370

Thomas Kinsella (Translator), Louis Le Brocquy (Illustrator).  1983. The Tain Translated from the Irish Epic Tain Bo Cuailnge.  Oxford University Press; ISBN: 0192810901.

Lover, Samuel and Croker, Thomas. Myths and Legends of Ireland.  Middlesex, UK: Senate, 1998. ISBN: 1859581900

MacNanus, Seumas.  The Story of the Irish Race: a Popular History of Ireland. Old Greenwich, CT: Devin Adair Company. 1981.

Meehan, Bernard.  The Book of Durrow. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1996, ISBN: 1570980535 (hbk); 1570980535 (pbk).



Davies, Oliver. Celtic Spirituality.  Classics in Western Spirituality. New York: Paulist Press, 1999. ISBN: 0809138948 (pb); 0809105055 (hard).



Blamires, Steve. Celtic Tree Mysteries: Secrets of the Ogham. St. Paul: Llewellyn, 1997. ISBN: 1567180701

-----.  Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World.  St. Paul: Llewellyn, 1995. ISBN: 1567180698.

-----.  The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition. San Francisco: Aquarian, 1992.  ISBN: 1855381494.

Matthews, Caitlin. Celtic Devotional: Daily Prayers and Blessings. New York: Harmony Books, 1996. ISBN: 0517704137.

Celtic Shamanisn

Conway, Deanna J. By Oak, Ash and Thorn: Modern Celtic Shamanism. St. Paul: Llewellyn, 1995. ISBN: 156718166x

Cowin, Tom. Fire in the Head: Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit. San Francisco: Harper Books, 1993. ISBN: 0062501747

Matthews, John. The Celtic Shaman: A Handbook. Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1991. ISBN: 1852302453.

-----.  The Celtic Shamans Pack: Exploring the Inner Worlds. MA: Element Books, 1995.  ISBN: 1852304812.


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