Community & Crafts

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

Folk Herbalism & Plant Healing

Brigid’s Beloved Dandelion

“A hoop from three to four inches diameter was made of milkwort, butterwort, dandelion and marigold. This was bound with a triple cord of lint in the name of the Father, and of Son, and of Spirit, and placed under the milk-vessels, to prevent witches spiriting away the substance of the milk.” - Alexander Carmichael,… Continue reading Brigid’s Beloved Dandelion