Search Menu



How the Holiday Season is Celebrated Around the World

Mean Geimhridh, Ancient Celts

Mean Geimhridh (Irish Gaelic for "Celtic Midwinter") was a mysterious holiday celebrated by Proto-Celts and Druids, who lived in Ireland and the United Kingdom in the Bronze Age. If you want to get in on this one, we suggest building a complex monument that marks the solstice, like Stonehenge. No biggie, right? Pictured: Stonehenge in winter.

Tags: holidays, slideshows, christmas, winter, celebrations, life, ancient greece, ancient rome

Write your own comment!

About the Author
Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

Wanna contact a writer or editor? Email