Tag Archives: Fire

The Fire Temple

Getting back to my recent visit to Kildare town, there is a rather interesting structure which is located on the north side of St. Brigidโ€™s Cathedral grounds. This is the site of the ancient Fire Temple associated with the Gaelic … Continue reading

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Tlachtga and the Sacred Flame

As previously mentioned the flame which re lit every fire across the country at Samhain came from Tlachtga. Tlachtga or the Hill of Ward as it is now known named after a former owner from the 17th century was once … Continue reading

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St. Brigid’s Fire Temple Part 6

After sharing a well deserved bottle of coke, it was off to the north side of the Cathedral where the restored foundations of an ancient fire temple. A small fire is often lit in the fire temple for ritual on … Continue reading

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