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Irish flute 101 with Norah Rendell

Celtic music does something for me which I struggle to articulate. The draw for Norah Rendell was the tradition’s rhythmic, dance quality, its social nature and its aural history. 667 more words

Flutes

Lunasa - Sacred Work

The name of this festival is often written as Lughnasadh, but from now on I’m going to use the modernized Irish spelling: Lunasa. This rendering gives a better impression of how to pronounce it and is easier to remember and write. 1,524 more words

Pagan

First Harvest

When they chose the site for their new home, they were careful to pick a lot that sat on the edge of the development.  They didn’t want to be completely surrounded by a sea of homes that all looked like a variation on their own.   956 more words

Religion

Tailtiu

Last Queen of the Fir Bolg (the people pre-dating both the Tuatha De Danaan & the Fomhoire. She died of exhaustion while clearing a forest for agriculture. 103 more words

Celtic/Druid

Lunasa Resources

Historical Info

Lunastal– Tairis article, has separate sections on Scotland and Ireland

Lughnasa, Festival of the Harvest by Morgan Daimler

How to Celebrate

Celebrating Lunastal… 130 more words

Celtic/Druid

THE WHEELS OF THE WORLD

Let’s sink our teeth into this, folks.  No less than John McSherry co-authored it!

Available here.

Musical Instrument