The [amazon_link id=”0199561052″ target=”_blank” ]Oxford English Dictionary [/amazon_link]defines “bard” as: “an [amazon_link id=”0140254226″ target=”_blank” ]ancient Celtic [/amazon_link]order of [amazon_link id=”0199596506″ target=”_blank” ]minstrel-poets[/amazon_link],... Read More
Have you ever heard someone make the statement, "That's beyond the pale!" and wondered what the phrase actually means? There are books, blogs, and musical lyrics that include this phrase, yet none truly reflect its meaning. The answer is lies in Irish history and is fairly complex.