Tag Archives: Ansestors

Harbinger of Sorrow – The Bean-Sidhe

In ancient times a race of people arrived on a small island in the Atlantic Ocean which later became known as Ireland. These were the Tuatha Dé Danann or the children of the Goddess Danu. They were a magical people … Continue reading

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Dumb Supper, A Samhain Tradition.

Apart from being a New Year’s celebration or Harvest Festival, which predates the arrival of the Celts in Ireland, Samhain  is a special time,  were  the past, present, and future all become intertwined. The dead and the inhabitants of the … Continue reading

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