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February 1, 2020

Traditionally, Imbolg (or Imbolc) was celebrated on the 1st-2nd February to mark the beginning of Spring and the midway point between the winter solstice and spring equinox in early Gaelic society.

Given the time of year, it is a celebration of rebirth, fertility, grati...

March 7, 2016

When people talk about the Brehon Laws we often hear mention of how women's rights were very good in early Ireland.

 

While this is true in many respects, it would be slightly misguided to say that women were 'equal' to men in all respects.

 

But it is important to note...

February 18, 2016

Dreams are private myths, myths are public dreams.

When we were young we heard the stories. The legends and tales of old, great warriors, gods, and goddesses - the sagas of Irish Mythology.

But what did it all mean?

This video explores the symbolic meaning of the Gaelic...

July 7, 2014

Listen to a mythological account of how the Irish got their language, and their freckles, as spoken in fluent Irish (with English subtitles) by YouTube user Feardia and read the humorous transcript below. 

Taken from the Auricept na n'Eces, the pre-Christian history of...

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