Folk Traditions & Recipes

The ‘Corr Bolg’ or Crane Bag

"Magic birds were dancing in the mystic marsh. The grass swayed with them, and the shallow waters, and the earth fluttered under them. The earth was dancing with the cranes, and the low sun, and the wind and sky." - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Most druids have a Crane Bag. Mine is the place where I… Continue reading The ‘Corr Bolg’ or Crane Bag

Community & Crafts

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

Folk Tales & Legends

The ‘Féth Fíada’ of Druid’s Mist

"Druids and others could raise or produce a Féth Fíada, which rendered people invisible. Sometimes it appears as poetical incantation... often it is a mantle: occasionally a sort of fog." - P.W. Joyce, A Social History of Ancient Ireland, 1903 I grew up deep in a valley in the Comeragh Mountains in Co. Waterford, Ireland.… Continue reading The ‘Féth Fíada’ of Druid’s Mist

Culture & Lifestyle

The Three Cauldrons

"I sing of the Cauldron of Wisdomwhich bestows the merit of every art,through which treasure increases,which magnifies every common artisan,which builds up a person through their gift." - Section of the The Caldron of Poesy Art by Naomi Johanna Ilona Nowak "The Three Cauldrons." The name comes from the content and theme of a fascinating… Continue reading The Three Cauldrons

Gaeilge Language & Incantations

ᚎ Straif

All images by Aepril Schaile All images by Aepril Schaile Aepril Schaile is an American witch, dancer, poet, and astrologer living in Ireland. She has toured extensively throughout the US and Europe teaching and performing Bellydance and Performance Art. She spends much of her time walking the serpent path along the sea-coast and forests of… Continue reading ᚎ Straif