Tagarchief: Celtic

The Significance of Martinmas/ St. Martin/ Sint Maarten and 11 November

So who was St. Martin, Sint Maarten? Were similar rites as in Ireland performed in other countries? Why was the goose designated as the sacrificial bird? To come nearer to home we only have to look at the patron saint of Utrecht to find out more. Lees verder

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Review: Niamh Parsons

Reviews of the albums ‘Blackbirds and Thrushes’ and ‘In My Prime’ by the Irish vocalist Niamh Parsons. Lees verder

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The Morrigan Papers, Part 2

Last time we spoke about the Cailleach and her transformation into the young goddess Bride at Imbolc. What do we know about this form of the Morrigan? How could I connect Bride with the Morrigan? Lees verder

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Magical Text in Ancient Civilizations

An overview of papers presented at the 27-28 June 2013 Conference ‘an International Interdisciplinary Conference on Magical Text in Ancient Civilizations’, in Kraków, Poland. Lees verder

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