Samhain

Oct 25, 2013 by

Samhain Basics

Samhain Basics

It’s almost time for Halloween, a tradition that has its roots in Celtic culture. Thought I’d give you a few of the basics about the Samhain feis, or festival, to get you started. I’ll have a more detailed post about Samhain and Halloween closer to October 31.

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Mar 28, 2013 by

Irish Gaelic for Kiss My A**

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Mar 26, 2013 by

This sculpture of a Gaelic Chieftain on horseback stands close to Boyle at the site of the Battle of Curlew Pass. The battle took place in 1599 and Maurice Harron created the sculpture. Photo by Mark Heard

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Mar 1, 2013 by

Irish vs Gaelic

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Feb 13, 2013 by

draíochta—magical(Irish) Pronounced roughly ‘dree-uchth’. From the word draoi (druid, wizard, magician) image: http://emilyfiegenschuh.cghub.com/

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Feb 13, 2013 by

Síscéal, Irish gaelic for ‘Fairytale”

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Feb 10, 2013 by

Sionnach, Scots Gaelic word for the fox, an animal respected by the ancient Celts for its cunning and sly ways.

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