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Reawakening and Reconnecting with Sadbh Winters

We've had the incredible honor of connecting with Sadbh Winters who is sculpting a path through Irish History, from her home studio in Dublin. She regularly crafts sculptures to reclaim memories of Ancient Ireland and spark Irinn - the feeling of joyous relief when something long lost is returned to you. She is an absolute… Continue reading Reawakening and Reconnecting with Sadbh Winters

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Sovereignty and Liminality With Sharon Paice MacLeod

I sing of the Cauldron of MotionA streaming of imbasA rivermouth of learning Joy at the guiding principlesof poetic skillafter a good study of it Joy at the bringing forth of imbaswhich the nine hazels protectat Segais in the realms of the Síd. - Excerpts from "The Cauldron of Poesy," translated by Sharon P. MacLeod… Continue reading Sovereignty and Liminality With Sharon Paice MacLeod

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Inspiration Through Art with Seán Fitzgerald

"Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine. - Only in the shadow of one another do we survive." - Irish saying from County Kerry All photos and illustrations by Seán Fitzgerald Seán Fitzgerald is an Irish artist living in the Gaeltacht in the North West of Ireland. His illustrations are inspired by nature, folklore… Continue reading Inspiration Through Art with Seán Fitzgerald

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Imbolc and St. Brigid’s Day Tradition – The Mid Kerry Biddy

“…Something for poor Biddy, Her Clothes are torn, Her shoes are worn, Something for poor Biddy, Here is Brigit dressed in white, Give a penny for her tonight, She is deaf, she is dumb, She cannot talk without a tongue, For God’s sake, give her some…" - Traditional verse recited by Biddy Boys in Fermanagh… Continue reading Imbolc and St. Brigid’s Day Tradition – The Mid Kerry Biddy

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Carnyx Restoration with Samuel Meric

"Their trumpets are of peculiar nature... for when they are blown upon they give forth a harsh sound, appropriate to the tumult of war." - Diodorus Siculus, Greek historian, Library of History, 1st century BCE Photo by Samuel Meric The carnyx was a beautiful bronze instrument implemented by the Gauls sometime between approximately 200 BC… Continue reading Carnyx Restoration with Samuel Meric