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Grey Skies, Galoshes and Greed: the (Druid?) Ethics of Weather Magic

It seems to me (and this is just my interpretation) that there are two types of modern druid magic. In one, the focus is on the images of ancient druids controlling the forces of nature. 912 more words

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All in the Family (30 Days of Deity Devotion 5, 6 & 7)

To summarise today’s overly-detailed ramblings: Bhéarra is not one of the Tuatha De Danann. She has a sister over the bay in Dingle, called Duibhne/Dovinia, for whom a tribe is named. 782 more words

Deities

30 Days of Deity Devotion, 3 & 4: Symbols and Myths

3) Symbols and icons of this deity

Well, it all depends how many of the stories of the other Irish Cailleachean you integrate into Baoi’s mythology. 1,233 more words

Deities

30 Days of Deity Devotion: 1 & 2

See here for the introductory post to this little series.

1) A basic introduction to the deity

An Chailleach Bhéarra. The Hag of Beara. Sentainne Berri. 899 more words

Deities

Cuchulain & Fand

From the myth: “The sickbed of Cuchulain,” The Artist, Anne Yvonne Gilbert, recreated the iconic moment where Manannan Mac Lir shakes his robe open between the lovers, and they instantly forget one another. 12 more words

Lore

MAY 23, 2014 - THE STORY CONTINUES!!!

For those of you who’ve been waiting along with me, From Now On, the sequel to Not Long Ago, will be out on May 23rd. 131 more words

Romance

Rowing Around Immráma 01: Immrám Brain Mac Febul

Welcome to Series 4, “Rowing Around Immráma”, where we will be exploring a tale-type which straddles land and sea, conscious and unconscious, Christian and non-Christian.  In the first episode on these magical sea voyages, we follow Bran Mac Febul on his voyage to the Island of Women. 70 more words

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