The Celtic Life and Heritage Foundation was formed in 1990 by the late Timothy Michael Johnston of Ravensdale, County Louth. Timothy came to the United States in the 1950's to help his older brother with his AC &
"It was really easy to learn.
Its fun and plays really fast."
Lauren D. Age 12
Aimed for primary school children, our education modules are free to use, highly interactive and require very little prep for the teacher.
"Game is Excellent! Seanchai is a really unique experience, fast game play, deep layers, and has a very high replay value."
The card game full of legends, fork lore, treasure, ancient places and magic! Come, take a journey through Ireland's past and present!
Our Vignettes include beautiful photos and videos around Ireland with a backdrop of Irish music.
Heater business before venturing to Alaska where he worked on the pipeline. Timothy settled in Anaheim, CA in between contracts and met many Irish Americans. He was saddened to find that many did not know about their heritage so he founded Celtic Life & Heritage Foundation. Timothy died in 2003 but his vision and passion live on.
Celtic Life & Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation whose purpose is to preserve the Irish Celtic heritage for the benefit of Americans of Irish descent; and for all others who are interested in amazing stories, rich history, and would love to experience the goodness of an Irish Blessing.
The Foundation celebrates and preserves Irish Celtic heritage primarily through themed education modules (available for public, private, and home schools) along with short media vignettes, and most recently the Irish card game Seanchaí.
100% of proceeds go towards bringing education and exposure of Irish culture and heritage to Americans.
"A gorgeous game full of history & mythology.
As a homeschooler, we are always looking for games full of teachable moments.
This reinforces adding Roman Numerals;
teaches world history; introduces Irish cultural mythological with a little bit of Gaelic thrown in."
"I loved the depth of game play, but it didn't feel overwhelming. Lots of fun!"
Chris D. (Dad)
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