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Mystical Lough Gur

Writer’s block can be a torment, but one comes out of it the stronger–albeit a little shaky at first.  But this place, the most mystical spot I’ve visited yet in Ireland, is enough for a breakthrough:  Lough Gur in Co. 1,271 more words

Dervorgilla and Celtic Mythology

Dervorgilla came from Norway and was a stranger in Ireland. She had listened to so many tales about Cú Chulainn that she decided he would have to be her only love. 444 more words

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Lughnasadh Away Weekend

But Archivist, I hear you cry Lughnasadh was almost two weeks ago! I know, but the Beltane Fire Society Lughnasadh away weekend starts tomorrow and that’s where I’m going to be all weekend. 48 more words

Ship in Air

Here’s a nice anecdote told twice, first from some anonymous Irish source, and then Seamus Heaney’s version of it in verse. This was the first poem of Heaney’s I ever saw, back in high school when someone showed me the… 344 more words