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February 13, 2018

At Caiseal Manannán

A clash of metal rang out over the training grounds, followed by a muffled grunt of exertion, and the wooden …

February 12, 2018

Daily Practice as a Morrigan Priestess

So, as part of our 6 month Intensive Programme, I answer questions from students who want to know more about the …

February 11, 2018

On Irish Ancestry and Being Irish

… This ‘Irish Accent’ shit though. And leprechaun hats and lucky charms and a ‘Brigid Oracle’ machine and ‘Irish Yoga’ …

February 10, 2018

The Red Haired Hare

The oak door boomed, with a fierce thumping that shook the drying bundles of herbs right out of the rafters …

February 9, 2018

Super Short Ogham Intro

Ogham (Ogam) – the Ancient Irish Art of Writing Ogham (Pronounced: OH-mm, spelled ‘Ogam’ in Old Irish) is an ancient …

February 8, 2018

How to Make Sure You’re Not One of THOSE Tourists in Ireland

(There’s a presumption that American Tourists are) …insensitive rude people who think the only way to do things properly is …

February 7, 2018

Why Were There Only a Few Irish Witch Trials?

It starts with the Sidhe, good readers, The Good Neighbours, or the Fairies as you may know them. The Irish …

February 6, 2018

The Royal Sites of Ireland

The Royal Sites of Ireland are important places of assembly, ceremony, burial, and royal inauguration ritual; located in the four …

February 4, 2018

Queen Maedbh (Maeve) Cheat Sheet

Here we’ll look at the basics on Maedbh, the ‘Celtic’ warrior queen of Connacht (yes, that’s the correct spelling – ‘Connaught’ …

February 3, 2018

How to Bake Your Own Irish Soda Bread

Flour. Baking Soda. Buttermilk. There you go, that’s your Irish soda bread recipe. Ok, so there MIGHT be a bit …