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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

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Ireland’s Folklore and Traditions with Shane Broderick

Shane Broderick Photography I reached out to Shane Broderick of Ireland's Folklore and Traditions to talk about his wonderful blog 'Ireland's Folklore and Traditions' as well as gain some insight into his background and inspiration. His blog and facebook page are fantastic resources, are rich in knowledge and particularly for anyone wanting to read or… Continue reading Ireland’s Folklore and Traditions with Shane Broderick

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Her Story in History With Máire De Bhál

"Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence." - Max Ehrmann Máire De Bhál is a Druid and wise woman through and through. She is a mother, teacher and librarian. The moment I came across her blog and her words, I was immediately captivated and felt… Continue reading Her Story in History With Máire De Bhál

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Gaelic Woodland Project – Help Éire Restore Her Trees

"Pine for your lifetime, ash for your children, and oak for your grandchildren." - Irish proverb The Gaelic Woodland Project is a wonderful tree planting project in Ireland raising money to plant a 50 acre woodland in the heart of Ireland dedicated to the spirit of the land and her scattered generations. A commemorative standing… Continue reading Gaelic Woodland Project – Help Éire Restore Her Trees