Celtic Sites and Their Saints: A guidebook covers 250
places associated with Celtic saints, in a handy and easily portable format.
Elizabeth Rees has divided her book into six areas (Ireland, Scotland, Wales,
Cornwall, southern England, northern England), in which the sites are listed
alphabetically. The last chapter contains short biographies (Burns &
Oates/Continuum, £14.99 (£13.50); 0-86012-318-9). To order this book email
The origins of unusual days —Bogman Race Day? Dippy Day? — and well known
ones — Boxing Day and Epiphany — are found in Colin Waters’s A
Dictionary of Saints’ Days, Fasts, Feasts and Festivals (Countryside
Books, £7.95; 1-85306-824-1).